Someone Hit Me Over The Head Please

Jack thinks that's why he is so mellow.

Photo: Danny Clinch

According to the Rolling Stone article I'm perusing, "Johnson put down his professional surfing career after an accident at the Pipeline Masters when he was seventeen. 'It humbled me, and it slowed me down,' he says. 'I like to joke that I hit my head so hard that that's why I'm so mellow.'"