In part 1 of 2, Mickey unpacks his adolescence growing up in Malibu with shaping pioneers Joe Quigg and Matt Kivlin. He then tells us about the very first time he saw Phil Edwards and how Mickey Dora helped define his own personal code of ethics. And sursprisingly, Mickey also shares his insight into modern surfing, Kelly Slater, John John Florence, Gabriel Medina, and the battle for the 2014 world title.
The basis of this conversation was Mickey’s book, No Bad Waves, which is available for purchase HERE.
David and Scott catch up on listener feedback and emails, mainly regarding hatemail directed towards Scott’s opinion about Gabe Medina playing the role of the villain in the ASP. They then cover the attempt to ban SUP’s in Hawaii, Scott’s performance at the Surfaid Malibu Cup, Kelly’s two new business ventures, Must-See Moments, Dukes and Kooks and much more. Enjoy!
David and Scott catch up about their respective Hurricane Marie sessions, Scott campaigns for Gabriel Medina to play the role of the “Bad Guy” of the WCT, and the they discuss why Cape Fear was better as a movie than a surf contest (awesome try though, Red Bull. Keep ‘em coming). Plus so much more. Listen while it’s fresh.
Jason Baffa, filmmaker known for Singlefin: Yellow and One California Day, has a new film entitled Bella Vita. The film follows surfer Chris Del Moro as he traces his family’s, and surfing’s, lineage through Italy. In this episode of Surf Splendor, we discuss the joy and pain of the film’s production, the changing media landscape, and the importance of storytelling in the preservation of surfing’s legacy.
In 2013 Dan Malloy embarked on a 700 mile bicycle trek along the California Coast. Along the way he worked with a variety of artisans, from farmers to knife makers, and occasionally stopped to surf. The journey is vividly brought to life through a photo journal and short documentary entitled, “Slow Is Fast”, which Dan curated with filmmaker Kellen Keene and photographer Kanoa Zimmerman.
In today’s episode of Surf Splendor, we talk to Dan about the path that led him to “Slow Is Fast”, the 700 mile trek, and what comes next. We hope you enjoy the show.
Joined by former 11 year ASP judge, Erik Krammer, we attempt to examine the successes and pitfalls of how we evaluate the act of surfing, while analyzing the controversial Jeffrey’s Bay heat between Jeremy Flores and Sebastian Zietz,
This week we welcome back surf photography icon Tony Roberts to hear his thoughts on the proliferation of GoPro cameras in the line-up, working with Sonny Miller, Following the Light, Dub-Step music, David’s delicate sensibilities, and oh so much more.