Laurie Towner first made a name for himself back in 2006 while charging Shipstern’s Bluff alongside Andy Irons. Since then he’s continued to earn the praise of the world’s best surfers, but recently fell victim to cuts at Billabong. This clip, which features everything from small-wave punts to tow-ins at massive Teahupoo, may be evidence that he’s currently the best unsponsored surfer in the world.