21 episodes

A community based show focused on insight and uplifting/growth for the people of Virginia Beach, just trying to figure it out... Hosted by Jonah Avillanoza & Dylan Goss. "We always wanted to do a show so here it is. We will have local businesses, entrepreneurs, friends, celebrities, and many other people on the podcast that make Virginia Beach what it is today. Go outside and be present !"

Life Boat Podcast‪.‬ Jonah Avillanoza & Dylan Goss

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

A community based show focused on insight and uplifting/growth for the people of Virginia Beach, just trying to figure it out... Hosted by Jonah Avillanoza & Dylan Goss. "We always wanted to do a show so here it is. We will have local businesses, entrepreneurs, friends, celebrities, and many other people on the podcast that make Virginia Beach what it is today. Go outside and be present !"

    Ep. #21 Ryan "Leeps" Leopold

    Ep. #21 Ryan "Leeps" Leopold

    The guys sit down with surfer, spear fisherman, hunter, all around waterman, and Human Fish Market Ryan Leopold to talk about Surfline overestimating reports lately, growing up in Virginia Beach, digitizing 300+ home surfing videos from Dad, Spearfishing, Cape Hatteras, gardening, growing your own food, importance of mother nature and being a good person, sponsors, friendship, mental health, his beautiful/ wonderful girlfriend and so much more in this episode.  Give it a listen! Please let us know if you love the show.

    Thank you for listening and supporting the Podcast! If you want to sponsor us let us know...

    Follow us :
    Dylan @toddgoss
    Jonah @riggedforsea.

    Guest:
    Ryan Leopold
    @geeples

    • 2 hr 8 min
    Ep. #20 Award Winning Film Director & Producer | Lizzy Fowler

    Ep. #20 Award Winning Film Director & Producer | Lizzy Fowler

    Dylan and Jonah sit down with Lizzy Fowler. Lizzy Fowler is a documentary filmmaker, producer, and researcher based out of Stuart, Florida & Carlsbad, California. The guys sit down for a brief moment to talk to Lizzy about Neuroscience Research, "Flow-State", her life changing TBI, being in a coma and becoming blind for a couple months,  growing up, transferring to three colleges, mental health challenges, her involvement with Oxford and Harvard University research, being a yogi, her outlooks and perspectives, working with PBS, working with award winning recording artist Vundabar for soundtracks, and so much more! She blends surf style documentaries with groundbreaking scientific research to deliver us some truly inspiring and informative films.   
    Upon her graduation from Old Dominion University in Media Studies with a minor in environmental science, and business. She directed and produced a conservation documentary partnered with Harvard University about the award winning climate change research of scientist, Melissa Wilson. This short film ‘Stay Wild’ is her directorial debut won 3 awards, was featured in 10 festivals throughout 2021, featured on 3 continents, and is currently on World Tour with No Man's Land Film Festival. 
    ​Prior to ‘Stay Wild’ she directed and filmed a Silver Telly Award winning television episode on PBS’s ‘Curate’ series titled ‘Between the Glass’ that featured the story of two prior Naval chief’s that utilized their experience in the military to craft surfboards for disabled veterans. ​
    Lizzy is passionate about working one on one with clients from around the world to conceptualize their vision and bring it to life. She's dedicated to pursuing my passion of covering diverse stories and moments through my work with goal of inspiring others to  see the world through new eyes. 

    Stay tuned for her 7-part documentary series on the "Flow State" releasing later this year for some crazy research and inspiration to be better everyday with no excuses.  
    Thank you for always supporting the podcast! Let us know if you want to sponsor us !

    Follow us :
    @lifeboatpodcast
    Dylan @toddgoss
    Jonah @riggedforsea.

    Guest:
    Lizzy Fowler
    @lizzy_fowler_ 
    lizzyfowlerart.com
    lizzyfowlerr@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ep. #19 HammerHead Knife Works | Blake Sudo

    Ep. #19 HammerHead Knife Works | Blake Sudo

    Dylan and Jonah sit down with Blake Sudo. Blake is the owner of HammerHead Knife Works. Blake was born and raised in Virginia Beach and forges custom fixed blade knives.   
     
    The guys chop it up (no pun intended) about growing up in Virginia Beach, being a greenskeeper,  forging knives, the custom order world, starting a knife workshop, humble beginnings, mammoth tooth, various knife building methods, materials, the knife building process start to finish, mental health, how to combat it and so much more.
    Thank you for always supporting the podcast! Let us know if you want to sponsor us !
     
     Follow us :
     @lifeboatpodcast
     Dylan @toddgoss
     Jonah @riggedforsea.
     
     Guest:
    Blake Sudo
    @hammerhead_knife_works

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Ep. #18 BlushTones | Leah Laviano

    Ep. #18 BlushTones | Leah Laviano

    Dylan and Jonah sit down at the BlushTones shop with Leah Laviano.  Leah is the Master Artist & Owner of BlushTones. BlushTones is a team of makeup artists specializing in airbrush makeup. They travel on location in Hampton Roads, Kansas City, and Colorado Springs! They focus on enhancing your natural beauty without compromising the current trends. 

    The guys chop it up with Leah about growing up in Mississippi, the gift of making women beautiful, stumbling into winning Miss Mississippi 2008, first-runner up Miss USA, being a middle school teacher in her past life, family, going to Italy, natural vs. smokey, the importance of mental health, ADHD,  Airbrush / Traditional make-up, scaling her business, educational opportunities for artists, managing her teams, Men's make-up and so much more in this episode. 

    Thank you for always supporting the podcast! Let us know if you want to sponsor us !

    Follow us :
    @lifeboatpodcast
    Dylan @toddgoss
    Jonah @riggedforsea.

    Guest:
    Leah Laviano
    www.blushtones.com
    @blushtones

    • 2 hr
    Ep. #17 Cyber Security Wizard | John Kray

    Ep. #17 Cyber Security Wizard | John Kray

    Dylan and Jonah sit down with John Kray.  John is a Long Beach, California native who grew up in Lakewood. He started surfing when he was really young and eventually found himself writing folk music for Warner for a bit. The guys talk about his time as a worship leader in a big church and the subculture behind whats happening in big churches and then dive heavily into the world of digital privacy and vulnerability.  
     
     The guys talk about song writing, playing music with big artists, music industry, Mental Health, data mining, growing up, surfing, naked old men at Blacks Beach transitioning into new jobs, spankings, mega churches, targeted advertisement, the most alarming things happening in tech now, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, hacking, buying rocket launchers on the Dark Web, chickens, User Agreements, and other crazy tech subjects that effect you and I everyday.  He wants people to be excited about 
    Thank you for always supporting the podcast! Let us know if you want to sponsor us !
     
     Follow us :
     @lifeboatpodcast
     Dylan @toddgoss
     Jonah @riggedforsea.
     
     Guest:
     John Kray

    • 2 hr 23 min
    Ep. #16 Plain Jane Custom Garage | Wesley Francis

    Ep. #16 Plain Jane Custom Garage | Wesley Francis

    Dylan and Jonah sit down at the garage to chop it up (no pun intended) with Wesley Francis. Wesley is the Owner, Head Mechanic, Fabricator, and Motor Cycle Expert at Plain Jane Custom Garage. The Garage builds Custom Choppers in Norfolk, Virginia and is home to an incredible human-being and talent in the Custom Motorcycle sub-culture.  The Shop specializes in Vintage Harley-Davidson sales, service, repair and fabrication so they can be experienced as the rider intended. Wes is a surfer, entrepreneur, dog-dad, fresh water fish connoisseur, graduate from Virginia Common Wealth University and local of Virginia Beach. A very dear friend and one of the nicest dudes we know.

    The guys go in depth on growing up in Virginia Beach, surfing, Vintage Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Sturgis Bike Rally, male modeling, pool toy selling career, The Portal, relationships, mental health, self-worth, entrepreneurship, opening a brick and mortar shop, fabrication, Born Free, Chopper Culture, 1940's pre-war era car restoration, building a commune, being a single man, and so much more!
    Thank you for always supporting the podcast! Let us know if you want to sponsor us !

    Follow us :
    @lifeboatpodcast
    Dylan @toddgoss
    Jonah @riggedforsea.

    Guest:
    Plain Jane Custom Garage | Wesley Francis
    @plainjanegarage
    @wesleykfrancis
    www.plainjanegarage.com
    1012 George Street
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    • 1 hr 54 min

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings