Do’s & Don’ts w/ JB O’Neill

September 19, 2017

JB is talented both on the water and with a camera. He’s known for his sick edits, sending tricks into the flats, and hitting some of the sketchiest obstacles imaginable. He’s traveled around the world and documented all of it. Here’s some advice from the man himself.

JB isn’t afraid to send it. Mitchell Hintze

Living at a cable park in a foreign country for an extended period of time

Do: Bring lots of back up boards.
Don’t: Forget about your friends back home.

Creating the perfect edit for your latest trip

Do: Start as soon as you can.
Don’t: Procrastinate.


Traveling the country and living out of your van

Do: Stop at Jibtopia, the hospitality was awesome.
Don’t: Travel with others who don’t like each other (it’s a nightmare).

Flipping onto a rail

Do: Commit.
Don’t: Second guess yourself.

Finding that perfect winch spot

Do: Use Google Earth.
Don’t: Expect to not get kicked out.


Flying a drone

Do: Fly extremely close.
Don’t: Crash.

Charging into the flats

Do: Send it.
Don’t: Catch an edge.

Hitting something super sketchy

Do: Get lucky.
Don’t: Get unlucky.


Riding in Texas

Do: Go to Next Level Ride.
Don’t: Get dehydrated.

Eating in Asian countries

Do: Eat a ton of green curry in Thailand.
Don’t: Expect Philippines food to be good.


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