33 episodes

The latest news and talking points from all corners of the surfski world, with your hosts Sam & Macca.

The Paddler's Pod The Paddler

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    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

The latest news and talking points from all corners of the surfski world, with your hosts Sam & Macca.

    Episode 33 - The Complete Gorge Breakdown, King Kenny's Reign Continues, D-Mac's Dice & Greg Barton!

    Episode 33 - The Complete Gorge Breakdown, King Kenny's Reign Continues, D-Mac's Dice & Greg Barton!

    The first major international race since the COVID-19 pandemic began did not disappoint!

    The world's best paddlers were flying at the Gorge Downwind Championships, and somewhere amid all of the action, Sam & Macca were able to record a new episode.

    The boys completely breakdown the race and those who stood out, before chatting with one of the greatest pioneers our sport has seen, Greg Barton.

    This episode of The Paddler's Pod is powered by Vaikobi!

    • 1 hr
    Episode 32 - The Gorge Preview LIVE from Hood River with Ana Swetish

    Episode 32 - The Gorge Preview LIVE from Hood River with Ana Swetish

    The Paddler's Pod is coming to you LIVE from Hood River in the USA ahead of the Gorge Downwind Champs!

    International racing has returned and Sam and Macca are right there in the thick of it, breaking down the form guide ahead of the big race.

    One of the front-runners Ana Swetish drops by to provide a local perspective on the huge week.

    • 43 min
    Episode 31 - The Catch Up

    Episode 31 - The Catch Up

    The boys are men of their word... well, this time at least, anyway.

    Get up to date with all of the latest talking points in the surfski world with this special episode, 'The Catch Up'.

    • 16 min
    Episode 30 - Sam's Big Rant, The World's Slowest Sprint Finish & Jasper Mocke!

    Episode 30 - Sam's Big Rant, The World's Slowest Sprint Finish & Jasper Mocke!

    The Paddler's Pod is BACK! And it has a bit of everything in this episode.

    The boys re-live the 'world's slowest drag race' that they shared at the Hells Gates 38, they break down the South African National Championships, Sam completely loses his mind in the longest rant the Pod has ever seen, before they're joined by the great Jasper Mocke!

    Jasper reflects on the highs and lows of his incredible career and opens up about what has kept him going. It's a really insightful conversation about what it takes to be successful in the sport of downwind paddling.

    To stay up-to-date with the latest from the surfski world, be sure to follow The Paddler on Facebook and Instagram. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 29 - Freezing & Fearless, International Racing Wrap & Hank McGregor!

    Episode 29 - Freezing & Fearless, International Racing Wrap & Hank McGregor!

    He has done just about everything there is to do in the world of surfski... and now, Hank McGregor can claim to be a guest on The Paddler's Pod!

    The all-time legend opens up about his future racing plans, driving ambitions, and the learning journey that turned him into a champion.

    Sam & Macca also break down all of the latest results from around the globe - with the Aussies and South Africans leading the charge.

    This episode of The Paddler's Pod is powered by the Shaw and Partners Hells Gates 38!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 28 - The Aussies Special

    Episode 28 - The Aussies Special

    Well, five people asked... so Sam & Macca have delivered.

    The Paddler's Pod is stepping away from the world of downwind paddling for just one episode to break down all of the surfski action from the Australian Surf Lifesaving Titles.

    This episode of The Paddler's Pod is powered by Vaikobi!

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Matt Tubs ,

Awesome news and interviews with the greats of paddling!

Love your work guys! Informative, super entertaining, and such a great vibe! I was so buzzed after listening to my first episode I went straight out for paddle! Keep up the great work...

PeteHulk ,

Wicked!!!

Amazing can’t wait listening every episode!!!
Well done guys!

lockey long paddle ,

Paddling into pod stardom

Cracking first episode from a new pod I'm keen to get stuck into each week. Sam and Macca know their stuff keep the laughs rolling.

Cheers

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