Jack Johnson is a singer/songwriter that lives on the shore of one of the worlds most famous surf breaks, Pipeline. Jack was following a career of professional surfing until a surfing accident at age 17 which kept him out of the water for three months.
At age 18 Jack Johnson left Hawaii to study film making at the University of California Santa Barbra. After graduating in 1997, Johnson began a year-long adventure around the world with old surfing friends Chris and Emmett Malloy. The result was the acclaimed 16mm surf film Thicker Than Water, hailed as a return to the purist beauty of early surf cinema, which Johnson co-directed and shot . It was during the scoring of the film that Johnson found his musical voice.