Florida Today "Sun-dried dreadlocks and orange reflective sunglasses." by Hillard Grossman
'It's hard to not notice Rob Machado's presence, especially when he's on a surfboard.
'The legendary surfer from Cardiff, Calif., was the featured attraction at Hurley's Rip My Shred Stick Tour contest Sunday morning at Shepard Park.
'The contest was as laid-back as Machado, with kids performing everything from headstands to cross-steps to a "cockroach."
'"This is fun for me," Machado said. "Some kids have never ridden a surfboard, so I like to see how stoked they get."'