I have a life long passion, which started at about the age 2 when my father first  took me out bodysurfing in the waves at Umhlanga Rocks on the North Coast of Durban, Natal, South Africa , from that  day I was hooked on salt and waves and nothing much has changed since then, except I have allegedly grown up a bit.
So yes mainly about my passion for surfing , life and adventure

About what will be on the Madpirate pages:

  • My lifelong association with the Surf and surfing life
  • Managing and manufacturing the SMTH Shapes and Graham Smith Surboard Designs Brands in Australia 
  • The somewhat nutty and off the wall Madpirate Blog replete with stories of the past, stories of the present, and glimpses of a preferred future.
  • Whatever other weird and wonderful ideas that can be found along with surf related Products