The Boardroom Podcast Archives - Surf Splendor show

The Boardroom Podcast Archives - Surf Splendor

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 070 – Timmy Patterson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:06

Generations. That’s the word that sticks with me. His grandfather glued up life boat balsa out of Pearl Harbor for Walter Hoffman’s escapades on the West Side of Oahu. His dad, a foundational member of the Windansea Surf Club, and buddies with Butch, Pat Curren and the Ekstroms. Timmy also soaked up generational knowledge from … Continue reading "070 – Timmy Patterson"

 069 – Evan Slater | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:20:13

This guy is street smart, emotionally intelligent, and business savvy. And Slater is a damn good surfer. As a young man, a he was dominant competitor in NSSA events and later on a charger in big wave venues such as Mavericks — both free surfs and competitions. On top of all that he displays a … Continue reading "069 – Evan Slater"

 068 – Gary Linden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:44:06

An iconic surfboard shaper to champion surfers and the local crew, a big wave surfer, a world traveler, a big wave contest promoter and judge – yes Gary Linden is all of these things. But of course labels never really do justice. I’ve always viewed Gary Linden as a do-er. He gets stuff done. A … Continue reading "068 – Gary Linden"

 066 – Chris Christenson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:11:31

This guy is one of the sharpest minds in the game. Savvy businessperson, incredible craftsman, understands the importance of an authentic aesthetic.- intense work ethic. On this edition of The Boardroom Podcast – surfboard builder Chris Christenson. Let us begin. @Chris_Christenson73   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Chris Christenson (@chris_christenson73) … Continue reading "066 – Chris Christenson"

 065 – Devon Howard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:15:45

Marketing ambassador at Channel Islands Surfboards… and the WSL Longbord Tour Commissioner. Two great gigs. I thought it’d be wise to catch up and discuss surfboards, fins as well as the goings on with the WSL Longboard Tour. The Boardroom podcast with Devon Howard … let us begin. Follow @Devon_Howard   View this post on … Continue reading "065 – Devon Howard"

 Keep It A Secret Film: Sean Duggan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:06

There are some really good documentary surf films. Origin stories. Who was there first? How did they get there? Of course all documentary surf films must attempt the high bar that is The Endless Summer. A herculean feat. Keep It A Secret is the origin story about Surfing in Ireland. Let us begin. Host, Producer: … Continue reading "Keep It A Secret Film: Sean Duggan"

 063 – Buzzy Kerbox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:13

It’s not often a globe trotting international surfer is also a globe trotting international model. Rabbit, MR and Shaun Tomson are known for bustin’ down the door. Buzzy Kerbox, with his win at the 1978 World Cup at Sunset Beach, basically stepped over proverbial “door busted down” and proclaimed “Hey fellas, no big deal.” Kerbox … Continue reading "063 – Buzzy Kerbox"

 062 – Tim Crozier | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:17:41

A dear friend and he’s been a spiritual mentor giving me guidance based on a shared Judeo-Christian ethos. Tim is my right hand man at the Boardroom, basically helping the show run smoothly especially the Icons of Foam Shape-off. Follow @Blackbird_Surfboards and   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by ????????? … Continue reading "062 – Tim Crozier"

 061 – Shaun Tomson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:18:32

In 1977 I was 13 years old –a kid who devoured every surf magazine and every surf movie… well guess what, The big three were MR, Rabbit and Shaun—these guys were and still are my surf heroes. I’ve since been lucky enough to interview all three guys. The one thing that runs through all three … Continue reading "061 – Shaun Tomson"

 060 – Jim Kempton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32:21

Former editor at SURFER magazine discusses print, Dora, and the fabulous world of women’s surf history. The Boardroom Show with Jim Kempton. Let us begin. Follow @BoardroomShow CREDITS Host, Producer, Writer: Scott Bass @BoardroomShow

 059 – Daniel Thomson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:11

Daniel Thomson, Tomo, Tom-O; regardless, for those of you that require a shaper who absolutely rips, Daniel checks that box. Of course Tomo also thinks, and therefore designs, outside of the box, pushing the boundaries of how we visualize surfboards and surfboard design. On this episode of the Boardroom Podcast, Daniel Thomson. Let us begin. … Continue reading "059 – Daniel Thomson"

 058 – Bob Foulke: One80 Surfboards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:27

I imagine at some point in history, when Tom Blake showed his surf board fin to other surfers somebody scoffed, rolled their eyes and muttered “that ain’t gonna work” Contempt prior to investigation is perhaps Mankind’s deadliest sin. No doubt it is our stupidest sin. Follow @One80_Surfboards CREDITS Host, Producer, Writer: Scott Bass @BoardroomShow

 057 – Jon Pyzel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:45:05

Shaper to the Florence brothers and a whole host of red hot North Shore surfers. Jon’s Ghost Family of boards, including the Ghost, the Shadow, the Phantom and the Gremlin are red hot sellers at the local surf shops and I see them in the water everywhere. Jon’s a classical craftsman figure in that he … Continue reading "057 – Jon Pyzel"

 056 – Graham Smith of Smith Shapes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:14:50

Many know Graham Smith as the father of WCT campaigner Jordy Smith. That was my connection to Graham. What I didn’t know about was his lifelong passion for building surfboards, a passion that has taken him all around the world. Let us begin. Follow @BoardroomShow CREDITS Host, Producer, Writer: Scott Bass @BoardroomShow  

 055 – Sean Young of WaveGarden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:14

I met this week’s guest, Sean Young of Wave Garden, five or six years ago in Orlando Florida while I was moderating talks for the surf park industry. Follow @BoardroomShow and CREDITS Host, Producer: Scott Bass @BoardroomShow


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