Life on the Championship Tour has never come easy for Jadson Andre, but the battle-tested Brazilian knows the value of struggle. He's been providing for his family since he was a young boy, yet never lost his big grin. He left home at 12 years old to chase his surfing dreams, and he's been beating the odds ever since. The 2016 season was a shining example. Andre surfed the entire year fighting injuries in order to keep his career alive. His remarkable grit is matched only by the love he gives, and that very contagious smile that makes him one of the most adored surfers on Tour. Here's his story.