274 episodes

The Grit! is a weekly show co-hosted by David Lee Scales and Chas Smith discussing the most scintillating headlines from the surf world and BeachGrit.com. Part of the Surf Splendor Network.

The Grit! with Chas Smith Surf Splendor Network

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    • 4.6 • 237 Ratings

The Grit! is a weekly show co-hosted by David Lee Scales and Chas Smith discussing the most scintillating headlines from the surf world and BeachGrit.com. Part of the Surf Splendor Network.

    272 - The Grit! June 14, 2024

    272 - The Grit! June 14, 2024

    In today’s show Chas and David attempt to delicately balance gratitude without sacrificing ambition, celebrate Kolohe 2.0, identify the hottest Rodent Men on Tour, and reckon with an impending midlife crisis. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    271 - The Grit! June 6, 2024

    271 - The Grit! June 6, 2024

    Today’s show gets infiltrated by the CIA’s Midnight Climax, JJF’s destiny gets set in stone, Kalani Robb’s pristine persona gets flayed by a bad joke, and the boys explain how to plant covert seeds of psychic warfare to manipulate your spouse into booking you a surf trip. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 37 min
    270 - The Great Dead Debate: Chas vs Britt

    270 - The Great Dead Debate: Chas vs Britt

    The day has finally arrived! Chas and David head north to Channel Islands HQ to engage ‘Dead Head’ Britt Merrick in a raucous debate about whether one polarizing rock group has changed American culture for better or worse. Plus, Britt shares stories from the CT frontlines, revels in Vahine’s destiny fulfillment, and closes the argument for why you should kiss your kids on the lips. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 40 min
    269 - The Grit! May 24, 2024

    269 - The Grit! May 24, 2024

    In today’s show Noa Deane transitions, Laird’s actual diet is revealed, a Snake Oil Salesman attempts to sully a surf mag, Andy buys drinks for everyone at Mundaka, and Pros In The Wild hits the big time. Plus Barrel or Nah?!
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    268 - The Grit! May 18, 2024

    268 - The Grit! May 18, 2024

    In today’s show David finds transcendence through sand drawing, Chas becomes a podcast listener, and the boys gauge the value of a surf coach, campaign for equality for kneeboarders, and advise for how best to approach a pro in the wild. Plus Barrel or Nah?!
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    267 - The Grit! May 10, 2024

    267 - The Grit! May 10, 2024

    In today’s Mother’s Day celebration episode David and Chas search for Filipe in the weeks leading into Teahupo’o, discover the fallacy eternal youth, learn from Laird how to stand up to bullies, and explain why you should be a worse spouse. Plus Barrel or Nah? Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
237 Ratings

237 Ratings

_Luke S ,

All Action, No Lulls!!!

This is my favorite surf podcast mostly because it isn’t about surfing. I’m no media reviewer…but this is 5 star fun all the way.

CreateElement ,

The best podcast

This is the beat podcast for real.

jemothi ,

Stoked on The Grit

David Lee Scales and Chas Smith are the Yin and Yang of surfing podcasts. Never fails to entertain while providing a window into today’s surf culture. These lads are sharp, funny, and best of all, honest. Keep up the work!

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