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World Surf League’s Dave Prodan breaks things down with influential figures from all across the surf landscape. Hear their behind-the-scenes stories and unfiltered opinions to get a deeper sense of who they are and how they’ve influenced the sport and culture of surfing.

The Lineup with Dave Prodan - A Surfing Podcast World Surf League

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    • 4.5 • 147 Ratings

World Surf League’s Dave Prodan breaks things down with influential figures from all across the surf landscape. Hear their behind-the-scenes stories and unfiltered opinions to get a deeper sense of who they are and how they’ve influenced the sport and culture of surfing.

    Jamie O’Brien - All things Pipeline, Creating the new Jamie O’Brien Surf App, Being ahead of the curve with Vlogs and Youtube, The North Shore season, and Thoughts on Kelly Slater and Moana Jones Wong’s historic wins at Pipe

    Jamie O’Brien - All things Pipeline, Creating the new Jamie O’Brien Surf App, Being ahead of the curve with Vlogs and Youtube, The North Shore season, and Thoughts on Kelly Slater and Moana Jones Wong’s historic wins at Pipe

    Pipeline legend and content king Jamie O’Brien returns to The Lineup to discuss the upcoming North Shore season and his newest project. He talks about what he does when the North Shore isn’t breaking, the difference between free surfing and competitive surfing, how he stacks up against the top Championship Tour surfers in the barrel, and being ahead of the curve on creating vlogs and Youtube content. He breaks down the all-new Jamie O’Brien Surf App, how it came to life, how every surfer can benefit from its info, and what it was like sharing all his secrets on technique and surfing. Jamie also touches on coaching CT athletes like Adriano de Souza, Italo Ferreira, and Carissa Moore at Pipeline, how he decides what board to ride out at Pipe, his passion for filming, and Kelly Slater and Moana Jones Wong’s historic wins at Pipeline to start last season. 

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    Watch the EDP Vissla Ericeira Pro live October 1-9 on worldsurfleague.com.
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    • 57 min
    Marcio Zouvi - The genesis of Sharp Eye Surfboards, Shaping boards for the world’s best surfers, Filipe Toledo’s title-winning quad, Managing the best team on Earth, The importance of competition, and Stories from a career as a top shaper

    Marcio Zouvi - The genesis of Sharp Eye Surfboards, Shaping boards for the world’s best surfers, Filipe Toledo’s title-winning quad, Managing the best team on Earth, The importance of competition, and Stories from a career as a top shaper

    Sharp Eye Surfboards founder and shaper Marcio Zouvi joins The Lineup to talk about building boards for the best surfers in the world. He discusses the recent Rip Curl WSL Finals, working with Filipe Toledo over the years to dial in the perfect Trestles surfboard, watching Filipe win the World Title on the Sharp Eye quad, and the impact on his business since. He looks back at his personal journey to becoming one of the top shapers in the sport, growing up in Rio de Janeiro, learning to surf at Copacabana beach, attempting to shape his first board at age 12, moving to San Diego to learn his craft and work his way up through the ranks, and finally creating his own brand. He breaks down the evolution of technology over the last 30 years, incorporating concaves in the designs, CNC machines, and how he started to work with Championship Tour athletes. Finally, he dives into the details of shaping for the world’s best, creating 10 to 20 boards for every stop on tour, assembling and managing the most impressive team on the planet, traveling to events, the importance of competition, and seeing how far his equipment can be pushed. 

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    Learn more about Sharp Eye Surfboards and follow here.
    Join the conversation by following The Lineup with Dave Prodan on Instagram and subscribing to our Youtube channel. 
    Watch the EDP Vissla Ericeira Pro live October 1-9 on worldsurfleague.com.
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ashton Goggans Returns - Thoughts on the Rip Curl WSL Finals, The new No Contest coming this month, Stephanie Gilmore’s future, Brazilian dominance, Electric Acid Surfboard Test, His insane production during lockdown, and What’s next from Stab

    Ashton Goggans Returns - Thoughts on the Rip Curl WSL Finals, The new No Contest coming this month, Stephanie Gilmore’s future, Brazilian dominance, Electric Acid Surfboard Test, His insane production during lockdown, and What’s next from Stab

    Stab editor-at-large and producer Ashton Goggans returns to the Lineup Podcast. He talks about what he’s been up to over the last few years, including launching Stab Premium, creating the documentary Andy Irons & The Radicals, working on a new Electric Acid Surfboard Test and Stab In The Dark, and making surf movies while being locked down in Los Angeles. He describes watching the Rip Curl WSL Finals from Brazil and shares his thoughts on the format, Steph’s historic win, Filipe’s breakthrough, the surfers who impressed him most, and why he was rooting for Jack Robinson. He talks about working for the past six months on No Contest (dropping this month), evolving it from a behind-the-scenes tour show to more of an in-depth travel show, partnering with Red Bull, his Bourdain-like approach, and all the wild places the show has taken him over the past year. Ashton also touches on what he’d love to see Steph Gilmore do next, Electric Acid Surfboard Test’s disruptive collaborations, the dominance of Brazilians on the Championship Tour, what’s coming next for Stab, and what his job title actually means.

    Follow Ashton here.
    Check out Stab Mag here.
    Prepare for the new season of No Contest dropping September 29.  
    Watch the latest episode of Stab’s Electric Acid Surfboard Test with Mick Fanning.
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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Re-Air: Filipe Toledo - Contending for a World Title, The importance of family, His need for speed, His rise to the Championship Tour, and How the last generation of Brazilians set today’s surfers up for success

    Re-Air: Filipe Toledo - Contending for a World Title, The importance of family, His need for speed, His rise to the Championship Tour, and How the last generation of Brazilians set today’s surfers up for success

    A Re-Air from 2019 with the now newly crowned World Champion Filipe Toledo!
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    World Title contender Filipe Toledo joins The Lineup to talk about breaking onto the world stage, how having a family has changed his motivations, his need for speed, and how the last generation of Brazilian surfers set today’s athletes up for success.

    Learn more about Filipe here and here. 
    Watch him next at the Corona Open J-Bay July 12-21 on worldsurfleague.com.
    Dive into the fight for the WSL Final 5 and explore the Championship Tour rankings. 
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    • 52 min
    Mike Parsons - The Rip Curl WSL Finals, Coaching the biggest names in surfing, Ideal conditions at Lower Trestles, The most memorable moments of the season, Kelly Slater’s win at Pipeline, and The strengths of all 10 World Title contenders

    Mike Parsons - The Rip Curl WSL Finals, Coaching the biggest names in surfing, Ideal conditions at Lower Trestles, The most memorable moments of the season, Kelly Slater’s win at Pipeline, and The strengths of all 10 World Title contenders

    Mike Parsons joins the podcast to break down the Rip Curl WSL Finals. He details the ideal conditions at Lower Trestles, looks back at his time working as a contest director and dealing with the pressure of making the call to run, and shares his thoughts on equipment, seeding, and momentum in the World Title-deciding event. He discusses his current role as a coach and manager for some of the biggest names in surfing, from WSL Final 5 surfer Kanoa Igarashi to CT competitors Lakey Peterson and Kolohe Andino to Big Wave superstar Kai Lenny and more. He talks about the 2022 Championship Tour season, the intense pressure at Margaret River, the “huge exhale” at G-Land, the impact of the new format, the historic moments for the women at Pipeline and Teahupo’o, Kelly Slater’s unforgettable win at Pipe, and what to expect in seasons to come. To finish up, Snips goes into coach mode and breaks down the greatest strengths of each Rip Curl WSL Finals contender.

    Learn more about Mike here and follow him here. 
    Watch the Rip Curl WSL Finals live September 8-16.
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    • 1 hr 34 min
    Tatiana Weston-Webb - Competing for the World Title at the Rip Curl WSL Finals, The women’s historic return to Teahupo’o, The road to the Finals, Her inspirations in Kauai, Her career journey, and How her outsider mentality makes her a contender

    Tatiana Weston-Webb - Competing for the World Title at the Rip Curl WSL Finals, The women’s historic return to Teahupo’o, The road to the Finals, Her inspirations in Kauai, Her career journey, and How her outsider mentality makes her a contender

    World No. 3 Tatiana Weston-Webb joins the podcast before she competes for the World Title at the Rip Curl WSL Finals. She breaks down her preparation for the title-deciding event at Trestles, how she’s been training, how she feels about her seeding, the support team behind her, and her strategy once she’s in the water. She talks about the last few events of the regular season leading up to the Finals, the women’s historic return to Teahupo’o, competing in serious conditions, what it was like staying in Tahiti, and dealing with the pressure of the fight for the WSL Final 5. She looks back at the 2021 Rip Curl WSL Finals, coming so close to her first World Title but finishing second to Carissa Moore, the challenging offseason that followed, working with a sports psychologist, and starting this season at Pipeline. Tati also details her career journey up to this point, from her upbringing and inspirations in Kauai, the importance of Brazilian culture in her life, her introduction to surfing, and how her outsider approach makes her a World Title contender.

    Learn more about Tati here and follow her here. 
    Watch her compete for the World Title at the Rip Curl WSL Finals September 8-16.
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    • 1 hr 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
147 Ratings

147 Ratings

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Great podcast

I love the episode with Jamie o brien

cheersnicole ,

Insightful, entertaining, my favorite

Dave and team bring you the most interesting and insightful conversations in surfing you will find. I look forward to every episode. Keep them coming !!

Disappointed12376 ,

WSL drone

Mostly benign fluff pieces, rarely any true insight or anything vaguely controversial.

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