101 episodes

The Life’s A Beach Podcast is presented by Head Lifeguard and TV personality, Bruce ‘Hoppo’ Hopkins. Known to his fans as the fun-loving, down to earth Lifeguard from Bondi Rescue, Hoppo has spent nearly 30 years working on Australia’ most infamous beach and will open up to fans like never before. Portraying another side to the lovable larrikin, Hoppo and guests will discuss life stories - the good, the bad and everything in between in an open and candid forum. Each week they will share their own challenges and struggles and in true Hoppo style there will be some light-hearted jokes and banter along the way. Hoppo hopes the experiences that are shared will resonate with the audience, as the old saying goes… while Life’s A Beach, it can also be a bitch!

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

The Life’s A Beach Podcast is presented by Head Lifeguard and TV personality, Bruce ‘Hoppo’ Hopkins. Known to his fans as the fun-loving, down to earth Lifeguard from Bondi Rescue, Hoppo has spent nearly 30 years working on Australia’ most infamous beach and will open up to fans like never before. Portraying another side to the lovable larrikin, Hoppo and guests will discuss life stories - the good, the bad and everything in between in an open and candid forum. Each week they will share their own challenges and struggles and in true Hoppo style there will be some light-hearted jokes and banter along the way. Hoppo hopes the experiences that are shared will resonate with the audience, as the old saying goes… while Life’s A Beach, it can also be a bitch!

    Ep 100- Paige Craswell

    Ep 100- Paige Craswell

    Paige Craswell; Fashion Influencer, Model and Neurosurgery Nurse comes in this week to tell her story. She delves into her early years, her struggles to find her calling and her eventual introduction to each of the career paths she has taken.

    Andy Mole joins for beach banter this week.

    For all things Life's a Beach, visit our site at https://www.lifesabeach.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifesabeachau/?hl=en
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    • 36 min
    Ep 99- Grant Edwards

    Ep 99- Grant Edwards

    Grant "The Strongman" Edwards tunes in this week. He represented Australia as a track and field athlete, participated in the Winter Olympics with Australia's bobsled team and now carries his career as a member of the Australian Federal Police. He talks about both physical and mental struggles he faced through the course of his life.

    Matt Hastie returns for beach banter!

    For all things Life's a Beach, visit our site at https://www.lifesabeach.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifesabeachau/?hl=en
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 98- Tim Gilbert

    Ep 98- Tim Gilbert

    Former 'The Today Show' host and sports commentator Tim Gilbert slinks into the beach shack this week to talk about the pipeline he followed to become a radio host. He speaks about his experience learning the ropes in media, and how it eventually led him to hosting Sky Racing.

    Andy Mole comes in for beach banter this week!

    For all things Life's a Beach, visit our site at https://www.lifesabeach.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifesabeachau/?hl=en
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 34 min
    Ep 97- Luke Cook

    Ep 97- Luke Cook

    Hoppo returns to the beach shack, kicking the year off with Luke Cook; the creator and host of "Cuppa." He talks about his life, struggles and the untimely and tragic passing of one of their good friends.

    Matt Hastie joins Hoppo for beach banter this week

    For all things Life's a Beach, visit our site at https://www.lifesabeach.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifesabeachau/?hl=en
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 48 min
    Ep 96- Greg Page

    Ep 96- Greg Page

    The original Yellow Wiggle, Greg Page joins us this week to chat about his life before The Wiggles. He also chats about the conception of the band, the health struggles he faced and the advocacy for normalising the use of automatic external defibrillators which saved his life.

    Andy Mole returns for beach banter this week!

    For all things Life's a Beach, visit our site at https://www.lifesabeach.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifesabeachau/?hl=en
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 56 min
    Ep 95- Beach Banter Special!

    Ep 95- Beach Banter Special!

    This week we've got a special episode where we look back at some of Hoppo's favourite beach banter moments! From Yatsey and Reidy to Whippet and Kerrbox, tune in to hear the best stories from Hoppo's beach banter.

    For all things Life's a Beach, visit our site at https://www.lifesabeach.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifesabeachau/?hl=en
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

bondifit ,

Hoppo the great

Great array of people interviewed and Hoppo allows each one to tell their story!

LABsea ,

Life’s A Beach

Such a diverse podcast. Enjoy listening to so many different people with really good life stories. Recommend to all ages.

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