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THE SURFER’S JOURNAL presents

Soundings:
Season 03

With Jamie Brisick

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

Photo by Chris Grundy
Photo by Chris Grundy

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TSJ members have exclusive access to all episodes through January 22nd at surfersjournal.com. Individual episodes will then be released to all listeners at a weekly interval, available wherever you get your podcasts.

Ep. 1

Joel Tudor

Photo by Grant Ellis

Photo by Grant Ellis

On winning a world title at 45, Pipeline, his greatest mentors, what drives him as a surfer, the importance of style, seniority, jiu-jitsu, family, and the multifarious implications of turning pro at the age of fourteen.

Ep. 1

Joel Tudor

On winning a world title at 45, Pipeline, his greatest mentors, what drives him as a surfer, the importance of style, seniority, jiu-jitsu, family, and the multifarious implications of turning pro at the age of fourteen.

Photo by Grant Ellis

Ep. 2

Yvon Chouinard

On climbing, breaking the rules, protecting what you love, the virtues of simplicity, capitalism and Patagonia, surfing Malibu in the golden era, and the secret to success.

Photo by Jeff Johnson

Photo by Jeff Johnson

Ep. 3

Kassia Meador

The California native on the Malibu parking lot scene, the Noosa wave that changed her life, harmonic resonance, walking away from her fifteen-year Roxy sponsorship, Malibu’s perfect wave, her surfing influences, and the lessons she learned from Donald Takayama.

Photo by Nolan Hall

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Ep. 3

Kassia Meador

The California native on the Malibu parking lot scene, the Noosa wave that changed her life, harmonic resonance, walking away from her fifteen-year Roxy sponsorship, Malibu’s perfect wave, her surfing influences, and the lessons she learned from Donald Takayama.

Photo courtesy of Unstuckwoman

Ep. 4

Barton Lynch

On anarchy, competitive surfing, his childhood at Whale Beach, hitch-hiking, the moment he knew he wanted to be a surfer, method-acting as an athlete, and being disciplined in the pursuit of your dreams.

Photo by Tom Servais

Photo by Tony Harrington

Ep. 4

Barton Lynch

On anarchy, competitive surfing, his childhood at Whale Beach, hitch-hiking, the moment he knew he wanted to be a surfer, method-acting as an athlete, and being disciplined in the pursuit of your dreams.

Photo by Tony Harrington

Photo by Tom Servais

Ep. 5

Mikey February

Photo by Daniel Russo

Photo by Alan van Gysen

The South African on professionalism and the world tour, stepping away from competition, the Cape Town surf landscape, his film endeavors, and finding the freedom to be oneself.

Ep. 5

Mikey February

The South African on professionalism and the world tour, stepping away from competition, the Cape Town surf landscape, his film endeavors, and finding the freedom to be oneself.

Photo by Alan van Gysen

Ep. 6

Kathy Kohner aka “Gidget”

On the Gidget enterprise, surfing Malibu in the fifties, the start of the billion-dollar surf industry, feminism, Malibu’s cachet among the Hollywood intelligentsia, the beach, and boys.

Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage/Getty Images

Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage/Getty Images

Ep. 7

Raymond Pettibon

On purism and art making, punk, surf culture, misheard song lyrics, art world disenchantment, what keeps him going as an artist, and Black Flag.

Photo by Jason Schmidt, courtesy the artist and David Zwirner

Photo by Jason Schmidt, courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner

Ep. 8

Mick Fanning

On stepping off the world tour, his proudest career moment, grief, finding solace in competitive surfing, and dealing with the aftermath of his near-shark attack at J-Bay.

Photo by Trevor Moran
Photo by Trevor Moran

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. He has contributed to The Surfer’s Journal since its first volume. In 2008 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship. Jamie lives in Los Angeles.
Photo by Owen Tozer
Photo by Owen Tozer

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