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Jamie O'Brien (surfer)

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Nickname  JOB
Weight  194 lb (88 kg)
Best year  2004
Other name  JOB
Residence  Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii
Years active  2001–present
Height  1.85 m
Career earnings  122,400 USD
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Born  James Duncan York O'Brien 9 June 1983 (age 33) Kahuku, Hawaii (1983-06-09)
Sponsors  Body Glove, Red Bull, GoPro, Nectar Sunglasses
Similar  John John Florence, Kelly Slater, Alana Blanchard

James Duncan "Jamie" O'Brien (born June 9, 1983) is a professional surfer from North Shore, Hawaii.


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O'Brien has said that he was fortunate as a child to grow up near the Banzai Pipeline. He is one of the youngest surfers ever to win a Pipeline Masters.

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Jamie's father, Australian Mick O'Brien, was a life guard. Jamie has said that one of the things that got him interested in surfing was talking to many of the regular surfers on his dad's beach.

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His contest accomplishments include the Pipeline Masters in 2001, which he took 4th place after just recovering from a groin injury. He also gained first place at the 2003 Hansen's Pipeline Pro in 2003 and at 21 years of age, first place in the 2004 Fosters Expression Trestles and the Rip Curl Pipeline Masters.

O'Brien produced two surfing films, Freakshow and Freakside. He also appeared in Step into Liquid and Blue Crush.

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In 2005 O'Brien received Surfer magazine's Boost Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award for an up-and-coming athlete with an impact on the sport for years to come.

In 2016 Jamie O'Brien assisted in the rescue of a bodyboarder who had wiped out and was drowning, by paddling out with a foam board to help Guilherme Tamega who was trying to bring the victim to shore.


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