Joel Tudor

Joel Tudor

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It’s impossible to classify Joel Tudor into any single generation. He’s a mold of them all in some way, shape, or form. There might not be a person on earth who rivals Joel’s experience riding waves along with his wealth of knowledge about surfing’s history, which he strongly believes is a lifestyle and not a sport. He’s a multi-decade staple at Pipeline, a veteran black belt in jiu-jitsu, and was influential in crafting a movement against “high performance longboarding” which faces borderline extinction in this day and age.

Hometown:  Clairemont, CA
Currently Resides:  Del Mar, CA
Date of Birth:  June 11, 1976
On Vans Since: 1997
Instagram: @joeljitsu

Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational Zarautz | Surf | VANS

2018 Duct Tape Invitational in Zarautz, Basque Country. May 18-20th, 2018

Duct Tape Festival 2018 at St. Augustine Florida | Surf | Vans

The Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Festival hits St. Augustine, Florida with a mission to bring together a global collective of people inspired by surfing, to celebrate progression and creativity in surf culture. Featuring Florida's own Justin Quintal, Lee Ann Curren, Dylan Graves, and Joel Tudor.