John McCarthy is a lifelong surfer. A former professional and national level competitive surfer, John was the publisher and editor of theBOMBsurf magazine. He is the architect behind the Swim Free Confidence Underwater Course, the founder of The Green Surfer and the founder and owner of OCEAN CHILD, a technical and adventure company. John lives in Durban, South Africa and splits his time between guiding surfing, yoga and freediving wilderness immersions and making more environmentally responsible surfboards.