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Kyle Thiermann is a professional surfer, podcaster, and filmmaker from California. He creates gonzo-style mini-documentaries about current issues happening all over the world. These are conversations with fascinating people he meets along the way.

The Kyle Thiermann Show Kyle Thiermann

    • Wilderness
    • 4.8 • 53 Ratings

Kyle Thiermann is a professional surfer, podcaster, and filmmaker from California. He creates gonzo-style mini-documentaries about current issues happening all over the world. These are conversations with fascinating people he meets along the way.

    #254 Positive Vibe Warrior - Patrick Gudauskas

    #254 Positive Vibe Warrior - Patrick Gudauskas

    Pat Gudauskas (@patrickgud) formally qualified for the Championship Tour at Sunset beach in 2009. His versatile approach served him well during his rookie season. He pulled the first-ever rodeo flip during his march to the quarterfinals in Tahiti that year. In 2012, when the Fiji event was controversially called off due to massive surf, Pat was one of only a few standouts who stuck around and caught bombs at Cloudbreak.
    If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on Apple Podcasts? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show.
    Check out my writing at thiermann.substack.com
    Join our book club at kyle.surf
    Brought to you by the Nell Newman Foundation, Santa Cruz Medicinals, and RPM Training.
    The Nell Newman Foundation is dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology. They support the small, visionary, and perhaps untested organizations. They fund the underdogs and unpopular ideas Paul Newman championed.
    RPM Training is a Norcal based active lifestyle brand founded on the idea that legit, purposeful functional training is the foundation of a truly full, adventurous life. I love their workout equipment and use it daily. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout and get 10% off any order.
    Santa Cruz Medicinals CBD has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to start the podcast! They make a range of potent CBD products and my personal favorite is the Peppermint Tincture, which I use most nights before before I go to bed. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout, and get 10% off any order. Sore muscles, be gone!
    Please consider supporting my work on Patreon. If you are financially strapped, just keep listening and give lots of high-fives. That’s all the payment I need.
    Connect with Kyle on Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
    Contact: info@kyle.surf
    The Motherfucker Awards
    Intro music by Nashe Howe
    “Life moves pretty fast ... if you don't look around once and a while, you could miss it.”
    - Ferris Buller

    • 2 hrs 16 min
    #253 Our Breath Collective - Luke Wientzen & Reis Paluso

    #253 Our Breath Collective - Luke Wientzen & Reis Paluso

    If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on Apple Podcasts? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show. 
    Check out my writing at thiermann.substack.com
    Join our book club at kyle.surf
    Luke Wientzen and Reis Paluso are directors at Our Breath Collective, a global, online community that provides powerful guided breath instruction as a means of beginning each weekday.
    Learn more about Our Breath Collective
    Listen to Light The Band
    Brought to you by the Nell Newman Foundation, Santa Cruz Medicinals, and RPM Training.
    The Nell Newman Foundation is dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology. They support the small, visionary, and perhaps untested organizations. They fund the underdogs and unpopular ideas Paul Newman championed.
    RPM Training is a Norcal based active lifestyle brand founded on the idea that legit, purposeful functional training is the foundation of a truly full, adventurous life. I love their workout equipment and use it daily. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout and get 10% off any order. 
    Santa Cruz Medicinals CBD has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to start the podcast! They make a range of potent CBD products and my personal favorite is the Peppermint Tincture, which I use most nights before before I go to bed. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout, and get 10% off any order. Sore muscles, be gone!
    Please consider supporting my work on Patreon. If you are financially strapped, just keep listening and give lots of high-fives. That’s all the payment I need. 
    Connect with Kyle on Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
    Contact: info@kyle.surf
    The Motherfucker Awards
    Intro music by Nashe Howe
    “Life moves pretty fast ... if you don't look around once and a while, you could miss it.”
    - Ferris Buller

    • 1 hr 15 min
    #252 The Problem with Palm Oil - Juli Hazlewood

    #252 The Problem with Palm Oil - Juli Hazlewood

    Juli Hazlewood has dedicated her academic career and life energy to working with indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Choco Rainforest in their fights for protecting their terretories and cultures against extractive industries like palm oil and illegal mining. Hazlewood is the Co-Founder & Director of Roots & Routs IC (rootsroutes.org)
    If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on Apple Podcasts? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show.
    Check out my writing at thiermann.substack.com
    Join our book club at kyle.surf
    Brought to you by the Nell Newman Foundation, Santa Cruz Medicinals, and RPM Training.
    The Nell Newman Foundation is dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology. They support the small, visionary, and perhaps untested organizations. They fund the underdogs and unpopular ideas Paul Newman championed.
    RPM Training is a Norcal based active lifestyle brand founded on the idea that legit, purposeful functional training is the foundation of a truly full, adventurous life. I love their workout equipment and use it daily. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout and get 10% off any order.
    Santa Cruz Medicinals CBD has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to start the podcast! They make a range of potent CBD products and my personal favorite is the Peppermint Tincture, which I use most nights before before I go to bed. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout, and get 10% off any order. Sore muscles, be gone!
    Please consider supporting my work on Patreon. If you are financially strapped, just keep listening and give lots of high-fives. That’s all the payment I need.
    Connect with Kyle on Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
    Contact: info@kyle.surf
    The Motherfucker Awards
    Intro music by Nashe Howe
    “Life moves pretty fast ... if you don't look around once and a while, you could miss it.”
    - Ferris Buller

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #251 My Pod with God - Kirk Fox

    #251 My Pod with God - Kirk Fox

    Kirk Fox (@kirkfox) is a standup comedian, is a regular at the Comedy Store, and played Sewage Joe on Parks and Recreation.
    If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on Apple Podcasts? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show.
    Listen to Nate Maingaurd
    Check out my writing at thiermann.substack.com
    Join our book club at kyle.surf
    Brought to you by the Nell Newman Foundation, Santa Cruz Medicinals, and RPM Training.
    The Nell Newman Foundation is dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology. They support the small, visionary, and perhaps untested organizations. They fund the underdogs and unpopular ideas Paul Newman championed.
    RPM Training is a Norcal based active lifestyle brand founded on the idea that legit, purposeful functional training is the foundation of a truly full, adventurous life. I love their workout equipment and use it daily. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout and get 10% off any order.
    Santa Cruz Medicinals CBD has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to start the podcast! They make a range of potent CBD products and my personal favorite is the Peppermint Tincture, which I use most nights before before I go to bed. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout, and get 10% off any order. Sore muscles, be gone!
    Please consider supporting my work on Patreon. If you are financially strapped, just keep listening and give lots of high-fives. That’s all the payment I need.
    Connect with Kyle on Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
    Contact: info@kyle.surf
    The Motherfucker Awards
    Intro music by Nashe Howe
    “Life moves pretty fast ... if you don't look around once and a while, you could miss it.”
    - Ferris Buller

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #250 Science in the High Andes Mountains - Dr. Jay Storz

    #250 Science in the High Andes Mountains - Dr. Jay Storz

    Dr. Jay Storz researches the genetic and mechanistic basis of adaptive phenotypic evolution. His lab uses a highly interdisciplinary approach that integrates molecular population genetics, molecular evolution, comparative genomics, functional genomics, structural biology, protein biochemistry, and whole-animal physiology.
    Connect with Jay at jstorz2 ‘at’ unl.edu
    If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on Apple Podcasts? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show.
    Check out my writing at thiermann.substack.com
    Join our book club at kyle.surf
    Brought to you by the Nell Newman Foundation, Santa Cruz Medicinals, and RPM Training.
    The Nell Newman Foundation is dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology. They support the small, visionary, and perhaps untested organizations. They fund the underdogs and unpopular ideas Paul Newman championed.
    RPM Training is a Norcal based active lifestyle brand founded on the idea that legit, purposeful functional training is the foundation of a truly full, adventurous life. I love their workout equipment and use it daily. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout and get 10% off any order.
    Santa Cruz Medicinals CBD has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to start the podcast! They make a range of potent CBD products and my personal favorite is the Peppermint Tincture, which I use most nights before before I go to bed. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout, and get 10% off any order. Sore muscles, be gone!
    Please consider supporting my work on Patreon. If you are financially strapped, just keep listening and give lots of high-fives. That’s all the payment I need.
    Connect with Kyle on Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
    Contact: info@kyle.surf
    The Motherfucker Awards
    Intro music by Nashe Howe
    “Life moves pretty fast ... if you don't look around once and a while, you could miss it.”
    - Ferris Buller

    • 1 hr 4 min
    #249 The Black Box - Kolohe Andino

    #249 The Black Box - Kolohe Andino

    Kolohe Andino (@koloheandino22) is a top five world tour surfer from San Clemente, CA.
    Listen to Mount Saint Elias
    If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on Apple Podcasts? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show.
    Check out my writing at thiermann.substack.com
    Join our book club at kyle.surf
    Brought to you by the Nell Newman Foundation, Santa Cruz Medicinals, and RPM Training.
    The Nell Newman Foundation is dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology. They support the small, visionary, and perhaps untested organizations. They fund the underdogs and unpopular ideas Paul Newman championed.
    RPM Training is a Norcal based active lifestyle brand founded on the idea that legit, purposeful functional training is the foundation of a truly full, adventurous life. I love their workout equipment and use it daily. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout and get 10% off any order.
    Santa Cruz Medicinals CBD has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to start the podcast! They make a range of potent CBD products and my personal favorite is the Peppermint Tincture, which I use most nights before before I go to bed. Use the code KYLE10 at checkout, and get 10% off any order. Sore muscles, be gone!
    Please consider supporting my work on Patreon. If you are financially strapped, just keep listening and give lots of high-fives. That’s all the payment I need.
    Connect with Kyle on Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
    Contact: info@kyle.surf
    The Motherfucker Awards
    Intro music by Nashe Howe
    “Life moves pretty fast ... if you don't look around once and a while, you could miss it.”
    - Ferris Buller

    • 1 hr 13 min

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53 Ratings

53 Ratings

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