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Conversations and stories about surfing. www.SurfSplendorPodcast.com email: hello@surfsplendorpodcast.com

    452 - Jason Burnett: Jay Surfboards

    452 - Jason Burnett: Jay Surfboards

    In the fringe, burgeoning surf culture along the North Sea coast of Scotland, Jason Burnett has become one of the regions first board builders. For 8 years he was building boards for local surfers and experimenting with the Edge design, assyms, and laminating everything himself in his Edinburgh factory. That was until it all burned down last year. Today he shares his story of rebuilding Jay Surfboards. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    451 - Kurtis Woodin: Woodin Surfboards

    451 - Kurtis Woodin: Woodin Surfboards

    Oceanside board builder Kurtis Woodin joins us to outline how he leveraged the COVID boom to build a factory and scale up production while still maintaining the highest quality, the vital importance of taking a full month away from work each year, why investing in customer service will never fail to pay off, and the unlikely overlap between massage therapy and surfboard shaping. Enjoy!
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    • 2 hrs 11 min
    450 - Mike Prickett

    450 - Mike Prickett

    Emmy winning North Shore photographer Mike Prickett joins us to discuss how he'll be chasing major swell events to bring us live streaming free surf sessions from around the globe this year, how new remote controlled tech is allowing him to put cameras in the impact zone of 60' waves, and how two separate near-death accidents spurred the most creative and productive chapters in his career. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    449 - Corey Graham

    449 - Corey Graham

    "The Willy Wonka of Torquay", board builder Corey Graham joins us to discuss growing up in a factory with a pioneer board builder as a father, how foam drinks up energy, why a knee injury forced him to redesign his entire shaping philosophy, and how failure leads to freedom. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 45 min
    448 - Troy Eckert

    448 - Troy Eckert

    Troy Eckert joins us to discuss his role is helping build a billion dollar surf brand and the consternation of walking away from it, why self turmoil leads to external turmoil, the importance of saying "no", and how to get the best wave of your life after turning 50. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 53 min
    447 - Luke Shepardson

    447 - Luke Shepardson

    On Sunday January 22nd the most prestigious surf event on the planet took place for only the 10th time ever. In historic swell conditions, The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, named after the legendary lifeguard who was lost at sea, hosted 40 big wave specialists, including multiple world champs and the by the end of the day, the winner had amassed two perfect scores and nearly two perfect heats. He, too, is a North Shore lifeguard and he did it all while on duty, in between tourist rescues and bandaging other competitors. This is his story. Enjoy.
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    • 55 min

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