To the Gold Coast surfing community, Andrew McKinnon (or Andy Mac as he is affectionately known) is a treasure.
For almost 30 years, the former World Longboard Champion worked as a surf reporter, sharing his thoughts on the local surf conditions on-air daily.
Andy Mac is also a fierce protector of our local breaks, and helped lead the charge to have the southern Gold Coast declared the 8th World Surfing Reserve in 2016.
In an exclusive chat with myGC, Andy Mac talks surf, his career and his love for the Gold Coast. Watch below: