Ever been crammed in the car with a pile of boards and no room to breathe, thinking there must be a better way? Legendary surfer Rob Machado wants you to meet Jay Nelson. The first episode of Machado’s new series Through The Lens profiles Nelson, a San Francisco based artist specializing in a unique type of automobile customization. Over the winter, he decked out Rob’s van to create a surf mobile like no other. His designs are incredible, and his thought process truly inspiring. Machado has met some colorful characters in his many years traveling the world, and each episode he’ll profile someone different but equally awesome, so keep an eye out.
check out some more of Nelson’s work below.