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

Surf Splendor David Lee Scales

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 560 Ratings

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

    422 - Chris Shiflett of The Foo Fighters

    422 - Chris Shiflett of The Foo Fighters

    Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Chris Shiflett joins us to discuss whether music can be objectively bad, why you ought never foist your preferences on your children, how surf videos of the early 90s led to his role with The Foo Fighters, and how family life has kept him grounded amidst the centrifuge of rock star vice.
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    • 1 hr 56 min
    421 - Debbie Gordon: G & S Surfboards

    421 - Debbie Gordon: G & S Surfboards

    The story of Gordon and Smith surfboard closely mirrors the story of surfing in Southern California. The brand is credited with introducing the first surf logo tee, the first shaping machine, the first surf skateboard, and much more. Today Debbie Gordon reflects on the six decade journey and explains why focusing on quality surfboards is now as important as ever. Enjoy!
    Intro Music: Does It Really Make A Difference, Galactic & Mavis Staples
    Outro Music: Roll On Babe, Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    420 - Jeff & Ryan Hurley

    420 - Jeff & Ryan Hurley

    Jeff & Ryan Hurley join us to discuss sharing their childhood bedroom with Occy and Sunny, lessons learned from their father's big gamble, the art of a well-executed exit, the importance of aligning one's work and value system, and how a brand can make an impact in the world. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    419 - Steve Pezman: 50 Years of Surf Writing

    419 - Steve Pezman: 50 Years of Surf Writing

    Publisher Steve Pezman joins us to discuss his new book, how to succeed in print publishing in 2022, why modern surfing needs more counter-culture figures, lament the interviews that he still hasn't gotten, and explain why Olympic surfing showcases a false representation of the sport. Enjoy!
    Link to Steve's first appearance on Surf Splendor in 2014, Episode 35
    Intro Music: Tim Buckley, Buzzin' Fly
    Outro Music: Bob Dylan, Buckets of Rain
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    418 - Sterling Spencer: Act Two

    418 - Sterling Spencer: Act Two

    Sterling Spencer returns to discuss the dark repercussions of his brain injury, his path through recovery, how his audience has given him purpose, the importance of kindness, the kindness of Machado, and as cliche as it sounds, the healing powers of the sea. Enjoy!
    Intro Music: Alex Ebert, Truth
    Outro Music: Anderson.Paak, The Bird
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    • 2 hr 6 min
    417 - Dane Hantz: Restorative Intermission

    417 - Dane Hantz: Restorative Intermission

    Dane Hantz returns to discuss withdrawing Vulcan Surfboards from the market, how the shaping machine is enabling an authoritative archiving of surfboard history, the disconnect between the surf industry and surf culture, and how one physical altercation in the water has kept his dry docked for the past two years. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
560 Ratings

560 Ratings

DoubleT-D ,

Great surf podcast!

David is a great podcast host. Interviews are always interesting. I really appreciate the episodes with shapers and the in depth discussions about board design. Lots of episodes with the veterans offer quick interesting history lessons.

Laforgery ,

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NY no

pjtrix ,

Request

A Logan Dulien ep?

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