On The Grill: Team O’Neill

Stop #2 of the TransWorld SURF/Ball Park Franks tour of the North Shore team houses brings us to the O’Neill compound on the beach at Pipeline. In the first clip, TransWorld SURF’s Justin Cote chats with injured O’Neill team rider Jordy Smith as the Pipeline Masters goes off right behind camera. This just in: Jordy has made the cut for the 2009 World Championship Tour!

Click through to the next pages for interviews with John John Florence and Nat Young…

16-year old O’Neill team rider John John Florence describes his awesome performance in his round one heat of the Pipe Masters as well as his first fender-bender.

17-year old budding Santa Cruz ripper Nat Young on getting waves on the North Shore, wetties vs. trunks, and shares his pick for the Pipe Masters title.