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The Surfer’s Journal presents

Soundings:
Season 02

With
Jamie Brisick

In-depth conversations with the most compelling people in surfing.

Photo by Arto Saari

Photo by Arto Saari

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TSJ subscribers have exclusive access to all episodes through August 7th at surfersjournal.com. Individual episodes will then be released to all listeners at a weekly interval, available wherever you get your podcasts.

Ep. 1

Kelly Slater

Photo by Todd Glaser

Photo by Todd Glaser

The most accomplished surfer ever on omens, the virtues of being vulnerable, his odyssey through fame, what the future looks like in midlife, and where to find inspiration after redefining the pinnacles of performance.

Ep. 2

Paz Lenchantin

The bassist for rock band Pixies on the surf-music connection, minimalism, the symbiosis between growth and tragedy, and finding forms of expression—on stage and in the water.

Photo by Paul R. Giunta/WireImage/Getty Images

Photo by Paul R. Giunta/WireImage/Getty Images

Ep. 3

Brian Keaulana

The waterman on “designing danger” as a Hollywood stuntman, eschewing labels, training for wipeouts, the aloha spirit, the visceral connection between fear and enlightenment, and his family’s Westside legacy.

Photo by Jeff Divine

Photo by Jeff Divine

Ep. 4

Paul Theroux

The bestselling author on self-discovery, escaping your roots, the multifarious ways in which we relate to the world around us, the surf-travel connection, and working in the service of one’s passion.

Photo by Christopher Pillitz/Getty Images

Photo by Christopher Pillitz/Getty Images

Ep. 5

Nathan Fletcher

Photo by Daniel Russo

Photo by Daniel Russo

The charger on the dance between grief and greatness, the evolution of professional surfing, nonconformity, and his heaven-sent wave at Teahupoo.

Ep. 6

Dibi Fletcher

The Fletcher family matriarch on what fuels her endlessly-inspired disposition, watching her sons pit themselves against nature, the virtues of being fearless, challenging social norms, and what excites her about technology.

Photo by Herbie Fletcher

Photo by Herbie Fletcher

Ep. 7

Mason Ho

The magnetic freesurfer on manifestation, picking reef out of his teeth, hanging with Tom Curren, surfing IQ and the tour education, and growing up as part of the Ho surfing dynasty.

Photo by Grant Ellis

Photo by Grant Ellis

Ep. 8

Tom Curren

The stylist on his foray into professional surfing, his proudest moments, commercialism, The Search, the California waves that shaped him, surfboard design, and his biggest inspirations.

Photo by Todd Glaser

Photo by Todd Glaser

About the host

Jamie Brisick surfed on the ASP world tour from 1986 to 1991, and has since documented surf culture extensively. His books include Becoming Westerly: Surf Champion Peter Drouyn’s Transformation into Westerly Windina, We Approach Our Martinis With Such High Expectations, Have Board, Will Travel: The Definitive History of Surf, Skate, and Snow, and The Eighties at Echo Beach. His writings and photographs have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, and W., and has contributed to The Surfer’s Journal since its first volume. In 2008 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship. He lives in Los Angeles.

Photo by Owen Tozer

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