In episode 8, Jordy travels back home to South Africa to spend time with his dad, work on equipment, and test some boards before leaving for the Australian leg of the tour, a place where Jordy has seen success on tour and is one of his favorite spots to come back too. Ahead of the Bells event Jordy taps into the energy of Australia to get reacquainted with the surf, catch up with old friends, and get his new boards dialed before the events kicks off.
'Silver Linings' is a series starring Jordy Smith. The episodic journey covers the incredible highs and devastating lows Jordy experienced in his life over the past 18 months. From entering fatherhood to scoring the best waves he's seen at home, to facing a near career-ending injury forcing him to pull out of the Olympics, this series documents the rollercoaster ride Jordy has been on and the 'Silver Linings' that he encounters within his journey.