13 episodes

Welcome to The Waterpeople Podcast, a gathering for our global ocean community to dive into the critical conversations of our culture -- through storytelling. Listen with Lauren L. Hill and Dave Rastovich as they begin each episode with a simple question: “Tell us about a time or experience after which you were never the same…” Sit with some of the most adept waterpeople on the planet to explore common themes of aquatic lives lived well: ecology, adventure, community, activism, science, egalitarianism, inclusivity, meaningful play. And, surfing, of course.

Waterpeople Podcast Lauren L. Hill & Dave Rastovich

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Welcome to The Waterpeople Podcast, a gathering for our global ocean community to dive into the critical conversations of our culture -- through storytelling. Listen with Lauren L. Hill and Dave Rastovich as they begin each episode with a simple question: “Tell us about a time or experience after which you were never the same…” Sit with some of the most adept waterpeople on the planet to explore common themes of aquatic lives lived well: ecology, adventure, community, activism, science, egalitarianism, inclusivity, meaningful play. And, surfing, of course.

    Albe Falzon: Everything Is Surfing

    Albe Falzon: Everything Is Surfing

    Albe Falzon is one of surfing's great storytellers. His study of eastern spiritual traditions, and the wholistic commitment to a surfing life, have guided him through the inevitable tumult of human existence; through seasons of unthinkable loss, love, adventure, and solitude.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Liz Clark: Re-inventing Rites of Passage

    Liz Clark: Re-inventing Rites of Passage

    Liz Clark has sailed and surfed 25,000 nautical miles across and around the Pacific. Mostly solo.

    • 54 min
    Madison Stewart: Shark Girl

    Madison Stewart: Shark Girl

    Madison Stewart is the author of The Australian Guide to Surfing with Sharks and 2017’s Australian Geographic Society Young Conservationist of the Year

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Jake Mackenzie: More, more, more

    Jake Mackenzie: More, more, more

    Jake Mackenzie shares a story of the spiritual awakening that led him back to the sea, after descending into "a vampire lifestyle" of addiction, hallucination and off-the-rails experimentation.

    • 45 min
    Hayley Talbot: Paddling in the Dark

    Hayley Talbot: Paddling in the Dark

    Hayley Talbot is the first person to solo kayak the great Clarence River (Boorimbah) from source to sea, a 400 kilometre voyage. She's a former competitive surfer and lawyer who found her home in fresh water.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Derek Hynd: Conducting Chaos

    Derek Hynd: Conducting Chaos

    Culture Shaper Derek Hynd talks far field theory, seeing magic in the mundane, how style has been made irrelevant in modern competitive surfing and the gender performance gap.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

Nick Oma ,

Swoit

Un-dumb surf / ocean talk from interested and interesting people. 5 stars.

Chillagoe ,

Inspiration Plus

Overcoming has been shared to all of my friends and family.whilst I loved Kimi and Liz, every story in Overcoming brought me tears of a multitude of emotions. Do your self a favour and listen.

fionaduncanwahine ,

Water People

Great listening, inspirational & just fabulous to hear about other people’s life’s & what makes them tick. Tock

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