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August 5, 2020
Dani Burt is an Adaptive World Surfing Champ, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and above knee amputee as a result of near death motorcycle accident. Today she shares her origin story, reveals what she experienced while in a 45 day coma, and how she leveraged anger and depression to grow and empower radical life change. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
July 30, 2020
Convicted murderer, national surfing champ, and mastermind of America's biggest ever jewel heist, Jack Roland Murphy is the subject of today's show. Journalist and podcaster Nathan Scott spent 9 months with Murphy and his peers to investigate facts new details of this decades old case. We chat with Nathan to hear about his new podcast series and about the dramatic confrontation that ended his relationship with Murf the Surf. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 23, 2020
Richard Kotch is a surf photographer and 50% of the dynamic surf guiding duo on the Maldivian island of Hudhuranfushi, along side his wife (and last week's podcast guest) Amy Kotch. Richard explains his early surf experiences that primed him for surf guiding, the challenges of island life, and how to continually improve your surfing into your 50s. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 16, 2020
"She Surf" cover surfer Amy Kotch joins us to share how, at 30, she left So Cal suburbia behind in pursuit of hollow, warm surf and a simplified life focus. Kotch explains life on a remote atoll as a surf guide, the challenges and joys of raising a kid there, and the quickest way to shift your perspective, values, and worldview. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 16, 2020
"She Surf" cover surfer Amy Kotch joins us to share how, at 30, she left So Cal suburbia behind in pursuit of hollow, warm surf and a simplified life focus. Kotch explains life on a remote atoll as a surf guide, the challenges and joys of raising a kid there, and the quickest way to shift your perspective, values, and worldview. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 8, 2020
Board builder Malcolm Campbell discusses the Bonzer design, the role it’s played in surfing and the quirky dynamics that sometimes push and often impede board design evolution. The Bonzer is the first truly functional, high-performance three finned surfboard design, and the Campbell Brothers introduced it a full decade prior to the invention of the Thruster. We bring today's episode straight from the Malcolm’s kitchen in his home in Oxnard. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 1, 2020
Wyatt Daily shares his discovery of previously unseen surf footage of Greenough, Yater, and dozens more who would spark a design revolution and indelibly change the trajectory of surfing, as documented in his latest film, "Spoons: A Santa Barbara Story". Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 24, 2020
Selema "Sal" Masekela and Ryan Harris join us for a discussion about how the surf industry can respond to Black Lives Matter to foster a healthier, more robust industry, why they are both more optimistic about the future of America than ever, and they introduce 1Planet1People. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 18, 2020
Waves 4 Water is aiming to solve the world water crisis and has already provided sustained solutions for 3.75 million people. Jon Rose discusses his transition from a self-focused life of professional surfing into a life of effective altruism and the challenges of running an international organization. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 11, 2020
William Finnegan has been an important figure contributing to surfing for the past 30 years or so, mainly as a writer, but also as a discoverer and explorer. Author of the Pulitzer winning "Barbarian Days", he and David discuss his journey and navigating how surfing fits into relationships, work, and life. (This episode was original published on December 20, 2015). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 4, 2020
San Diego board builder and Skip Frye apprentice Josh Hall joins us to pay homage to Kauai, discuss his recent elk hunt in New Mexico, survey the surfboard biz in the time of COVID, and reevaluate how to love and care for our parents as they age. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2020
Billy Hamilton joins David to discuss the difficulties of raising Laird, discovering Nazare, the benefits of psychedelics, and how his relationship with John Milius ended with a punch and a transfer of one millions dollars. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2020
Billy Hamilton joins David to discuss growing up in Laguna before the ocean was poisoned by detergents from civilization's expansion, his early travels to Kauai in the 60's, meeting Laird and his mother on the beach at Rocky Point, surfing Pipeline naked, and living (partying) with Bunker Spreckles when he inherited $100 million dollars. Part one of two. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2020
Billy Hamilton joins David to discuss growing up in Laguna before the ocean was poisoned by detergents from civilization's expansion, his early travels to Kauai in the 60's, meeting Laird and his mother on the beach at Rocky Point, surfing Pipeline naked, and living (partying) with Bunker Spreckles when he inherited $100 million dollars. Part one of two. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2020
Kauai waterman Terry Chung joins us to talk about his recent trip to foil Nazare with Laird, raising well-adjusted children on Kauai, his journey through board building, the evolution of the surf foil, and how to sustain big wave wipeouts at the age of 65. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 7, 2020
Kauai Council Member and co-founder of Kamanu Composites Luke Evslin joins us to talk about the challenges of being a small composites manufacturer in Kauai, how he's addressing housing and climate change from City Hall, and how a near death experiences shifted his life's trajectory. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 7, 2020
Kauai Council Member and co-founder of Kamanu Composites Luke Evslin joins us to talk about the challenges of being a small composites manufacturer in Kauai, how he's addressing housing and climate change from City Hall, and how a near death experiences shifted his life's trajectory. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 30, 2020
Nic Timpone shares his thoughts on the state of sustainable surfboards and the Timpone Nub model; a channel bottom bat tail that he and his father will build in their Maui Leaf Lite construction for one lucky donor this month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 29, 2020
Professional MMA fighter, surfer, activist Dustin Barca discusses homelessness in Kauai, the environmental impact of genetically modified agriculture, political corruption, and how discipline has helped him find focus and purpose. Part two of two. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 22, 2020
Professional MMA fighter, surfer, activist Dustin Barca discusses homelessness in Kauai, the environmental impact of genetically modified agriculture, political corruption, and how discipline has helped him find focus and purpose. Part one of two. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 15, 2020
Mr. Sunset and co-founder of Quiksilver USA Jeff Hakman talks about dressing in drag to avoid Vietnam, earning and losing a small fortune, conquering a 30 year substance addiction, and positioning himself to surf into 100 years of age. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 9, 2020
As part of our contribution to The Lockdown Surf Film Festival, David Scales interviews The Surfer's Journal Editor and film director Nathan Meyers about his film "Here & Now". The film is screening for 24 hours on LockdownSurfFilmFestival.com. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 8, 2020
Californian Mark Sausen made his way with one board, a Terry Martin shape, to Kauai in 1970. Over the next 50 years he'd marry into a native family, develop a craft for building some of the most acclaimed boards for the local waves, and come to share ownership of the most prized land in all of Hawai'i. This is his story. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 2, 2020
The beauty and relative seclusion of Kauai has long made it favorite, albeit somewhat little disclosed, destination for surfers. It's recently become a prized location for tech billionaires and agricultural corporations. The convergence of these varied interests has led to rapid change and an erosion of traditional Hawaiian culture. Today we hear from Max Medeiros, Bronson Lovell, and Lance Ebert about building boards and adapting to life on the Garden Isle. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 25, 2020
Twenty year ‘CT veteran, meditation teacher and envy of every single surfer since 1993 for his power prowess, Taylor Knox opens up about boneheadedness, the fallacy of regret, and why his power is based in stillness. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 19, 2020
John Dahl is the founder/owner of Sticky Bumps and a pioneer of surf wax. Today he explains how he's been the beneficiary of serendipity, how he's leveraged incremental lessons into sustained returns and when it's the appropriate to fire or promote family members. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 12, 2020
Board builder Ryan Harris runs the world's only zero waste surfboard factory. Today he shares his origin story, how designing shoes translates to shaping, the importance of starting at the bottom, and how he'll make more money from his trash than he will from selling surfboards. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 5, 2020
In this new 6 part series surfboard shaper Donald Brink spends a week in the mountains with board builders and artists. Today he chats with Jeff McCallum about the fallacy of "sustainable" surfboards, the virtues of the twin-fin Egg, and the unimportance of legacy. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 26, 2020
Surfboard shaper and youth mentor Akila Aipa is expanding on his family legacy by building solutions for our modern needs on principles honed by his father. Today he discusses how he's embraced catharsis through missteps and how Kelly's success on Akila's boards will alter the next decade of his business and life. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 20, 2020
Pro surfer turned Hurley Hawaii team manager turned organic farmer Joel Centeio chats about the equitability of sponsoring surfers, the challenge of fostering drive while living in paradise, and confronting the internal dilemma of killing animals to feed your family. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 14, 2020
Kauai retailer, Aloha Exchange co-founder Jamie Dillberg talks about the legacy of localism, starting Famous traction, recovering from failure, and the importance of community to modern retail. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 5, 2020
Rochelle Ballard's commitment to wellness was the guiding force behind her 15 year CT campaign. Today she chats about drawing from that experience to share wellness with others while attempting to maintain balance between life and professional obligations. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 29, 2020
Vitruvian disciple and board builder Dane Hantz joins us to chat about the endangered California surf industry, the psychological risks of a social media curated life, and navigating parenting while trying to run a business and still find time to surf. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 23, 2020
Originally published February 28, 2017. This week’s guest is unflinching big-wave surfer, champion spear fisherman, and part time Hollywood stuntman Mark Healey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 8, 2020
Musician, host, producer, Sal Masekela talks about the power and treachery of growing through grief, the gift of plant-based medicine, and getting out of one's own way to find peak performance. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 7, 2020
Australia is burning. The 136 fires are burning so large that they are generating their own weather systems, have scorched millions of acres of land, killed 19 people, and millions of animals. Today we visit the singular uniqueness that makes this compromised country so important. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 2, 2020
In our fourth installment with Metz he tell us about a cross country road trip with Edwards, Alter, and Brown and how he got the Hilton Hotel's family to finance Hobie's skateboard business. He also addresses inquiries about potential illegitimate children sired from his travels and much more! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 23, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 19, 2019
In our third installment with Metz he leaves South Africa and travels through subsaharan Africa, shoots arrows with the Masaii, dodges bulls in Pamplona, goes backstage at the Olympics and then finally returns home to inspire his friend Bruce Brown. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 11, 2019
In our second conversations with Dick Metz, he tells us about selling his family liquor license to Disneyland to fund his three year journey around the world where he was jailed in Bombay, lived in a brothel in Panama, and eventually discovering Cape St Francis with the guidance of John Whitmore. Enjoy!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 5, 2019
Photos and stories from Dick Metz's three year global surf trip in 1958 inspired his friend Bruce Brown to chase The Endless Summer. Metz was the first employee at Clark Foam. He opened the ever surfboard shop and he co-founded The Surfing Heritage & Culture Center. Enjoy part one of our three part series with Mr. Dick Metz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 27, 2019
Donald Brink chats with Surfrider CEO Chad Nelson and surfboard shapers around the world who have built boards from lobster buoys, miso barrels, and 200 year old savaged barn wood to outline options for sustainable surfboard building. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 20, 2019
Jamie Brisick joins us for a discussion about the first time he smoked pot, his foray into BDSM, the absurdity of giant logos, losing his home to a fire, and how his life would have been different if he “succeeded” in his pro surfing goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 14, 2019
Filmmaker Jack Coleman discusses his latest film, the value of making radical life changes, and why he's leaving his home of 20 years to vagabond around the world. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 14, 2019
Filmmaker Jack Coleman discusses his latest film, the value of making radical life changes, and why he's leaving his home of 20 years to vagabond around the world. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 8, 2019
Era defining pioneer of the shortboard revolution, writer, World Champ; Nat Young discusses abandoning his animal aggression, reveals his favorite modern shapers, shares stories of Tom Blake & Miki Dora, and illuminates some of his greatest lessons learning as outlined in his latest book, “Church Of The Open Sky”.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 31, 2019
Father, husband, surf historian, Matt Warshaw chats about how to nurse the bruising of online commenters, the virtues of quitting surfing, pays tributes to surf’s little known stories, and he outlines a grander EOS. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 29, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 23, 2019
BeachGrit co-founder, writer, and general surf influencer through his many roles in media, Derek Rielly confesses to accidental overachievement, reflects on his departure from Stab, shares the perils of partnering with Chas Smith, and discusses his latest book "Gulpilil". Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 16, 2019
In an apple orchard on an island thirty miles north of Seattle and eight years removed from his last surf is where I found Drew Kampion. Author of six books, countless surf articles, and perhaps the main person responsible for surfing’s mischievous, irreverent presentation; Kampion reflects on his early years at Surfer, analyzes current surf media, and tells about the first time he got John Severson high. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 9, 2019
Industrious surfboard shaper from Western Australia, Sunova Surfboard's Bert Burger joins us to extol the virtues of alternative materials, detail his role in co-founding Firewire Surfboards, and explain the benefits and misconceptions about building surfboards in Thailand. Enjoy!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 1, 2019
Sal Masekela is a professional broadcaster, television host, musician & television producer. In today’s episode we discuss his unique origin story, he weighs-in on the failures of the WSL broadcasters, & Slater’s potentially final year on tour. (This episode originally aired on March 15, 2017)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 25, 2019
Punk-flavored surfer, skateboarder, entrepreneur, and activist, from Newport, Rhode Island, often described as "the Godfather of New England surfing", literal godfather to Ian Walsh, defender of Ruggles, and friend to all, Sid Abbruzzi is our illustrious guest for today's show. Abbruzzi discusses his origin story, the state of retail, the value of time away from surfing, and importance of community. Enjoy!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 19, 2019
Ed Wright and Brian Fredrickson shares stories from 60 years of business, mentoring some of the industry’s most iconic board builders, and how to continue a legacy after closing a retail business.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 11, 2019
Channel bottom guru, shaper and laminator Dale Wilson chats with David to discuss his early introduction to Allen Byrne and the life altering epiphany he had on a channel bottom surfboard. He illuminates it’s virtues, it’s limitations, and explains why all surfers should be riding one.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 5, 2019
Josh Hansen is a second generation heir to Hansen Surfboards. Founded by Don Hansen in 1961, Josh has helped usher Hansen from a local surf retailer into a 20,000 square footprint housing 55 employees. In part four of our Temples of Stoke series, Hansen discusses his transition to eComm, the perils of the consignment model, working with family, and how he's positioning to incorporate the next generation of Hansen's. Enjoy!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 29, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley.
August 29, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 21, 2019
Beginning as a team rider for Rich Harbour in 1980, Robert Howson has helped transition Harbour from a surfboard manufacturing facility into a thriving retail destination. He discusses the importance of honoring suppliers and how to retain saltiness and protect a legacy while incorporating modern business practices.
August 14, 2019
Today’s show is a conversation between Jamie Brisick and Pulitzer Prize winning author William Finnegan. The two chat about Brisick’s latest book, “The Dazzling Blue”, the process of writing, the struggle of maintaining a spot in the pecking order of your local line-up, and the virtue of taking time away from surfing.
August 7, 2019
Bing Copeland started Bing Surfboards in 1959. After sharing his first wave with Greg Noll and under the tutelage of Dale Velzy, Bing became one of the largest board builders of the 60s. In today's episode Bing discusses his origin story, the value of delegation, transitioning the Bing legacy, and the incident that caused him to quitting surfing. This is part 2 of 5 of our limited run series #TemplesOfStoke presented by @SurfingHeritage Enjoy!
August 1, 2019
Captain of the Indies Trader Fleet and founder of the Beran Island Resort, Martin Daly joins us to chat about his greatest finds as a treasure diver, the best session he’s ever witnessed, two horrifying days at sea where he thought the ship was going to split in two, and he addresses accusations that he’s … Continue reading "281 – Martin Daly"
July 25, 2019
TK Brimer, owner of the iconic Newport Beach surf shop The Froghouse, joins us to talk about surf retail’s importance to surf culture. He discusses juggling debt, managing millennial employees, ignoring eComm, and helping birth surf brands (like Volcom). This is part 1 of 5 of our limited run series #TemplesOfStoke presented by @SurfingHeritage Enjoy! … Continue reading "280 – The Frog House: TK Brimer"
July 21, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Corona Open JBay. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. This 6th event of the season marks the halfway … Continue reading "279 – Post-Script: Corona Open JBay"
July 17, 2019
A conversation with filmmaker Justin Purser, CJ Hobgood, and Damien Hobgood about their new documentary that traces the Hobgood’s early life, professional surf careers, development of their respective families, and ultimately, their journey through identity. Purser shares his background in music video and outlines the limitations of making a surf film in 2019. This episode … Continue reading "278 – And Two If By Sea"
July 10, 2019
Jason Stevenson sits near the top of the heap of shortboard surfboard manufactures worldwide. Parko’s ridden JS nearly his entire career, Julian and Sally are aiming for a title this year on JS sleds. Jason shares his origin story, his struggles and the factors that led to his success, and he predicts the next great … Continue reading "277 – Jason Stevenson: JS Industries"
July 10, 2019
Jason Stevenson sits near the top of the heap of shortboard surfboard manufactures worldwide. Parko’s ridden JS nearly his entire career, Julian and Sally are aiming for a title this year on JS sleds. Jason shares his origin story, his struggles and the factors that led to his success, and he predicts the next great … Continue reading "277 – Jason Stevenson: JS Industries"
July 3, 2019
Chris Stone is taking time off from traveling as Jordy Smith’s coach to fulfill this patriotic opportunity to head coach the US Olympic team. In today’s episode Stone outlines surfing in the Olympics, shares concerns, and survey’s how this growth potential might alter the core of surfing.  Follow @CGDSurf and @USASurfing View this post on … Continue reading "276 – Chris ‘Gally’ Stone: US Olympic Head Coach"
June 26, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Oi Rio Pro. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. I started off our Post-Script to the Maragret River … Continue reading "275 – Post-Script: Oi Rio Pro 2019"
June 26, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Oi Rio Pro. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. I started off our Post-Script to the Maragret River … Continue reading "275 – Post-Script: Oi Rio Pro 2019" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 19, 2019
In today’s episode David chats with Andrew Kidman and Ellis Ericson about their new film “On The Edge Of A Dream”. The film documents five years of experimentation and development of the Edge design. The conversation begins 30 years ago, when George Greenough began sharing stories with Kidman about the greatest wave he had ridden … Continue reading "274 – On The Edge Of A Dream"
June 10, 2019
Heavy Water is Michael Oblowitz’s new film centered around Nathan Fletcher’s most significant traumas and his most meaningful accomplishments. In today’s episode Oblowitz details the long and storied history of drugs with the surf industry, the film he made about it, and why that film has never been released. Fletcher discusses why he’s trusted his … Continue reading "273 – Nathan Fletcher & Michael Oblowitz: Heavy Water"
June 5, 2019
Former personal photographer to Sean “Puffy” Combs, Justin Jay has spent the past 10 years traveling from NYC to the North Shore in December to document the denizens who congregate for the Pipe Masters. Snippets of his work has been published each season, but the majority has been reserved for an archive piece, a book, … Continue reading "272 – Justin Jay: HI1K"
June 5, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Maragaret River Pro. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. View this post on Instagram By the numbers #TheMargaretRiverPro … Continue reading "271 – Post-Script: Margaret River Pro"
June 5, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Maragaret River Pro. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. View this post on Instagram By the numbers #TheMargaretRiverPro … Continue reading "271 – Post-Script: Margaret River Pro" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2019
Innovative photographer and filmmaker Tony Roberts packed his boards and camera gear and drove from Santa Cruz, California to Santa Cruz, Costa Rica 30 years ago to pursue a surf centered life. In today’s show he talks about adapting his career due to surf media’s instability, the exponential growth of surf tourism in Costa Rica, … Continue reading "270 – Tony Roberts"
May 30, 2019
Innovative photographer and filmmaker Tony Roberts packed his boards and camera gear and drove from Santa Cruz, California to Santa Cruz, Costa Rica 30 years ago to pursue a surf centered life. In today’s show he talks about adapting his career due to surf media’s instability, the exponential growth of surf tourism in Costa Rica, … Continue reading "270 – Tony Roberts" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Corona Bali Protected. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. Coming from Bells Beach, John had leapt into first … Continue reading "269 – Post-Script: Corona Bali Protected"
May 25, 2019
Welcome back to Post-Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Corona Bali Protected. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. Coming from Bells Beach, John had leapt into first … Continue reading "269 – Post-Script: Corona Bali Protected" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2019
The enigmatic MC returns to discuss the aftermath from his first podcast appearance, Sunny Garcia, the concept of “sustainability” in surfboards, the 2019 Bells Beach Pro, and how confronting vulnerability is allowing him dispel past trauma. It’s a a doozy of an episode. Strap in. If you need help and guidance managing depression please refer … Continue reading "268 – Maurice Cole: Part 2"
May 16, 2019
The enigmatic MC returns to discuss the aftermath from his first podcast appearance, Sunny Garcia, the concept of “sustainability” in surfboards, the 2019 Bells Beach Pro, and how confronting vulnerability is allowing him dispel past trauma. It’s a a doozy of an episode. Strap in. If you need help and guidance managing depression please refer … Continue reading "268 – Maurice Cole: Part 2" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 8, 2019
Iconic Queensland shaper Dick Van Straalen shares his origin story and details how living with dyslexia has informed his surfing and surfboard building. He discusses helpful treatment strategies and explains how his acute mindset has empowered him to pioneer material usage and design theory for the past 60 years. Follow @Dick.VanStraalen and https://www.dickvanstraalen.com/ Today’s show … Continue reading "267 – Dick Van Straalen"
May 8, 2019
Iconic Queensland shaper Dick Van Straalen shares his origin story and details how living with dyslexia has informed his surfing and surfboard building. He discusses helpful treatment strategies and explains how his acute mindset has empowered him to pioneer material usage and design theory for the past 60 years. Follow @Dick.VanStraalen and https://www.dickvanstraalen.com/ Today’s show … Continue reading "267 – Dick Van Straalen" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 29, 2019
Welcome back to Post Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. Coming off of the Snapper event, … Continue reading "266 – Post Script: Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach"
April 29, 2019
Welcome back to Post Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. Coming off of the Snapper event, … Continue reading "266 – Post Script: Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 26, 2019
David visits the Gold Coast of Australia to chat with Scott Fenton of Kinaroad to learn about their shaping robot and their plans to fortify domestic board building, increase wages for laminators, eliminate inefficiencies in the traditional board building model, and improve replicability for higher volume board brands. Enjoy! Visit Kinaroad.com And support enter to … Continue reading "265 – Kinaroad’s Shaping Robot"
April 26, 2019
David visits the Gold Coast of Australia to chat with Scott Fenton of Kinaroad to learn about their shaping robot and their plans to fortify domestic board building, increase wages for laminators, eliminate inefficiencies in the traditional board building model, and improve replicability for higher volume board brands. Enjoy! Visit Kinaroad.com And support enter to … Continue reading "265 – Kinaroad’s Shaping Robot" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 19, 2019
After a three year walkabout in his mid twenties, Quiet Flight’s lead shaper Bruce Ragan returned to shaping with a revitalized passion that has fueled his craft for the past thirty years. In today’s episode he discusses the perils that face teen pro-am surfers, competing with oversized retailers in Cocoa Beach, how real estate development … Continue reading "264 – Bruce Ragan of Quiet Flight Surfboards"
April 19, 2019
After a three year walkabout in his mid twenties, Quiet Flight’s lead shaper Bruce Ragan returned to shaping with a revitalized passion that has fueled his craft for the past thirty years. In today’s episode he discusses the perils that face teen pro-am surfers, competing with oversized retailers in Cocoa Beach, how real estate development … Continue reading "264 – Bruce Ragan of Quiet Flight Surfboards" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 11, 2019
NYC painter Richard Phillips found surfing later in life. He restructured his life to accommodate his newfound obsession and in the last two decades surfing has inextricably informed his work and his relationships. In today’s show Phillips discusses working with Andy Warhol, making a surf film with Lindsey Lohan, surfing Pipeline for the first time, … Continue reading "263 – NYC Artist Richard Phillips"
April 11, 2019
NYC painter Richard Phillips found surfing later in life. He restructured his life to accommodate his newfound obsession and in the last two decades surfing has inextricably informed his work and his relationships. In today’s show Phillips discusses working with Andy Warhol, making a surf film with Lindsey Lohan, surfing Pipeline for the first time, … Continue reading "263 – NYC Artist Richard Phillips" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 8, 2019
Welcome back to Post Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. When we signed off the 2018 season, … Continue reading "262 – Post Script: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast"
April 8, 2019
Welcome back to Post Script, a quick overview of each event on the WSL championship tour. Today, a review of the off season and recap of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast. Supported by Finatic.com, use promo code “podcast” to support this show and get your first month free. When we signed off the 2018 season, … Continue reading "262 – Post Script: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 4, 2019
In today’s episode Darren Handley of DHD Surfboards details his first encounters with Stephanie Gilmore and Mick Fanning, he explains the challenges of scaling his business internationally and why he’s chosen to outsource some of his manufacturing. He explains how a new shaping robot has improved his business and his 5 years plan to in … Continue reading "261 – Darren Handley"
April 4, 2019
In today’s episode Darren Handley of DHD Surfboards details his first encounters with Stephanie Gilmore and Mick Fanning, he explains the challenges of scaling his business internationally and why he’s chosen to outsource some of his manufacturing. He explains how a new shaping robot has improved his business and his 5 years plan to in … Continue reading "261 – Darren Handley" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 28, 2019
At the age of 22, Brett Connellan was surfing his local beach when he suffered the intense impact from the jaws of a Great White shark. Through the attack, Brett lost the majority of his left thigh and sustained serious damage to his hand, but he also gained a profoundly empowering perspective that has allowed … Continue reading "260 – Shark Attack Survivor: Brett Connellan"
March 28, 2019
At the age of 22, Brett Connellan was surfing his local beach when he suffered the intense impact from the jaws of a Great White shark. Through the attack, Brett lost the majority of his left thigh and sustained serious damage to his hand, but he also gained a profoundly empowering perspective that has allowed … Continue reading "260 – Shark Attack Survivor: Brett Connellan" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 23, 2019
Australian surf writer Nick Carroll inquires about all things asymmetry with South African board builder Donald Brink. Nick’s been quietly surveying the broad acceptance of asymmetrical board design in the US and he quizzes Donald on design theory, Australia’s late acceptance, design limitations, and whether or not symmetrical boards have ever even existed. Enjoy! Follow … Continue reading "259 – Nick Carroll and Donald Brink"
March 23, 2019
Australian surf writer Nick Carroll inquires about all things asymmetry with South African board builder Donald Brink. Nick’s been quietly surveying the broad acceptance of asymmetrical board design in the US and he quizzes Donald on design theory, Australia’s late acceptance, design limitations, and whether or not symmetrical boards have ever even existed. Enjoy! Follow … Continue reading "259 – Nick Carroll and Donald Brink" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 17, 2019
Florida board builder Ricky Carroll illuminates the pioneers of Brevard County whom paved his path while sharing his origin story, his tribulations as a mechanic, and how licensing other board labels has allowed RC Surfboards to thrive. Enjoy! Follow @RickyCarrollSurfboards and @SurfSplendor Here’s the USA Today article where Ricky returns the stolen board to board … Continue reading "258 – Ricky Carroll"
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