From having Tasmania’s Shipsterns as his local break, to extensive missions into the South Australian desert, to spending a year living in his van chasing swells in Western Australia’s South West, Samuel Thomas has made a name for himself as one of Australia’s premier big wave riders.

Filmed by Cohen Thomas, Rhi Jenkins, Will Camp, Simon Treweek, Laif Johannesen, Mathew Tildesley, Ben Watkins, Jordon Bradford, Jay Hardaker, Nick Nairn Smith, Michael Jennings, Laura Dunn, Ishkaimargery, Spencer Frost, Harley Ward, James Strickland and Kane Overall. xxx