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The Coastal Athlete Program G.P. Scheppler

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

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    Sanoe Kauai Lifeguard Association | CAP & KLA Ep.2

    Sanoe Kauai Lifeguard Association | CAP & KLA Ep.2

    Join Schep and Sanoe as they talk more about the experiences of a KLA lifeguard, in the second edition of the KLA series. These two talk about life on the island and what it takes to be a member of KLA. 

    Intro: Sanoe talks about how she got into KLA, her kids and the local pool, a community spot.

    8:00 - Schep and Sanoe talk about how you have to have a respect for nature (sharks), when out in the water

    11:40 - We talk about the gear Sanoe uses on a daily basis and what its like being an operator and a grabber during a rescue and what it takes to become an operator.

    17:00 - “No towers, just a coconut tree.” Sanoe tells Schep how there used to be no towers and how they finally got them.

    19:00 - How does she do it? Sanoe explains that she has a great partner and she keeps organized on the job. She also describes how busy the beaches were before covid.

    26:00 - Sanoe tells Schep about how being a lifeguard can also be part educator.

    34:00 - Sanoe explains why she thinks she might be the only female on KLA.

    39:00 - LIGHTNING ROUND. Schep fires off rapid questions for Sanoe


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    • 46 min
    Chris Pico, Kauai Lifeguard Association | CAP & KLA EP.1

    Chris Pico, Kauai Lifeguard Association | CAP & KLA EP.1

    Join Schep as he sits down to talk with Chris Pico, a lifeguard for Kauai Lifeguard Association (KLA). They talk about equipment and training, as well as rescues and some pretty awful injuries. This is the first installment of a series that Schep is doing with KLA, so stay up to date as he interviews members from this awesome team.

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    Intro - How Pico got into rescue swimming, training and how it was growing up on the Island.

    @9:00 Experiences with people getting in trouble on a flat day.

    @11:00 How to have fun outside of his job.

    @15:00 The lifeguard culture and their relationship with locals.

    Pico tells Schep about the awesome programs they have on Kauai, to teach people about how to be safe in the water, including the, JR. Lifeguard program and the Rescue tube program, which are tubes people can find around the beach so anyone can perform a rescue, if need be.

    @27:00 How to be authoritative while having a nice demeanor and to tell people the severity of the situation they're in and how. They also talk about surfing and shark activity.

    @34:38 Skin fishing and Picos story about swimming with dead fish in sharky water. Sounds fun!

    @38:15 Changes in the community and the island, and the relationship with tourists.

    Pico also talks about the 2018 flood they had, and rescuing people during it.

    @45:00 Picos time on Captain Zodiac and a gnarly story about rescuing a tour boat who tried going through a 2 door cave.

    @51:00 Talking with all the different people that come through Hawaii and meeting some interesting people.

    @55:00 Gear talk, what kind of equipment Pico uses, jet skies, sleds fins and more.

    @1:02:00 Pico talks about the Injuries that come with the job. As well as rehab for his injuries.

    @1:10:00 Schep and Pico talk about the podcasts they listen to.

    @1:11:00 Picos worst injury he has sustained. Almost lost his leg!

    @1:19:00 We close out with Pico and Schep talking about how KLA has impacted the community so much.


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    • 1 hr 28 min
    EP 75 - Brady Tucker; Champion of books, Air Force Veteran, Seeker of Nuance

    EP 75 - Brady Tucker; Champion of books, Air Force Veteran, Seeker of Nuance

    In this episode, Schep is joined by the creator of “Books Behind the Badge,” Brady Tucker to discuss how his book club got started. They talk about different types of literature they enjoy, ranging from Sci-Fi to poetry, to fictional stories about first responders, written by first responders. They also dive into why it’s so important for the community that first responders and veterans are writing.

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    The guys open the conversation with how they both got so into reading and what they read when they were in the service.


    @11:45 - Brady talks about how Books Behind the Badge got started and the podcast that goes along with it, that can be heard on whatever it is you use to listen to podcasts on.
    @ 25:00 Schep and Brady discuss some of Brady’s favorite first responder authors, which include Donna Brown, Bill Mauro, Tammie Bullard.
    @34:00 Brady discusses why he decided the Airforce was the right path for him and why he wants to become a cop after he getting out of service.
    @40:00 Both Schep and Brady talk about why it's important to have authors who are either first responders or veterans writing like David Rose, who was on the podcast last week.
    SHOW NOTES BY DJ PEANUT BUTTER AND PICKLES


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    • 51 min
    EP - 74 David Rose ; Author, World Maker, and Recon Marine

    EP - 74 David Rose ; Author, World Maker, and Recon Marine

    We are joined on this episode of the show by David Rose, author, world maker, and recon marine.


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    EP - 73 Leo Jenkins; Author, Medic, Surfer, Innovator, and the Kerouac of the GWOT

    EP - 73 Leo Jenkins; Author, Medic, Surfer, Innovator, and the Kerouac of the GWOT

    Listen to the Dead Reckoning Collective's sit down with the godfathers of GWOT writing HERE.

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    EP 72 - Julian Nunn; Nor Cal Freediver, Spear Fisherman, Forager, and Family Man

    EP 72 - Julian Nunn; Nor Cal Freediver, Spear Fisherman, Forager, and Family Man

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