Monthly Archives: October 2013

013 – Shaun Tomson: A Candid Conversation About The Code

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David spends an hour with Shaun Tomson discussing his new book, The Code, and the events in his life that inspired its writing. Shaun opens up about the loss of his son Matthew, the importance of storytelling, and the design innovation that was the Pink Banana. Enjoy the show and please follow the links below to learn more about Shaun and his many contributions to surfing.

A History of Shaun Tomson on the Encyclopedia of Surfing

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Bustin’ Down the Door (Documentary, produced by Shaun Tomson)

Purchase Shaun’s New Book The Code

ShaunTomson.com

012 – The Fin Project and Surf News with Scott Bass

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We start today’s show with David discussing The Fin Project with Timothy Hogan. Secondly, we let you listen to a preview of next week’s episode, A Candid Conversation with Shaun Tomson. Lastly, David sits down with Scott Bass for another episode of Surf News discussing the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, the recent rash of Shark Attacks, The World Title, JOB vs Ricardo dos Santos, Julian’s Alley Oop vs John John’s, the Rookie of the Year, and the Best Song Ever! It’s a packed show. We hope you enjoy.

THE FIN PROJECT

Kickstarter Trailer Video from theFINproject on Vimeo.

SURF NEWS WITH SCOTT BASS

The Rip Curl Pro

The New ASP Site & Media Deal

Julian’s Alley Oop vs. John John’s Alley Oop

You be the judge.


David’s Must See Moment

Conner Coffin in HIGHLINE

HIGHLINE from youngwisetails on Vimeo.

Scott’s Must See Moment

Searching for Sugar Man

David’s Best Song Ever

The Kinks, Strangers

Scott’s Best Song Ever

The Allman Brothers, Blue Sky

011 – Shapers Series: Robert August & Charlie Smith

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This episode is sponsored by US Blanks

This episode is sponsored by US Blanks

David talks story with Robert August & Charlie Smith. Robert talks about his father’s relationship with Duke Kahanamoku, leaving school in pursuit of The Endless Summer, and shaping boards over the past 4 decades. Over in Maui, David sits down with Charlie Smith to hear about growing up on the beach at Haleiwa and how he transitioned from a world class surfer to a world class shaper.

ROBERT AUGUST

RobertAugust.com

WitchsRockSurfCamp.com

The Endless Summer

Robert August shaping a board during The Boardroom Show in October 2013.

Robert August shaping a board during The Boardroom Show in October 2013.

CHARLIE SMITH

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Charlie Smith, Maui, 2013

 

Charlie Smith's 1970's Waimea Gun shaped by Tom Parrish (in the background)

Charlie Smith’s 1970’s Waimea Gun shaped by Tom Parrish (in the background)

Close Up of Charlie's Waimea Gun

Close Up of Charlie’s Waimea Gun

 

010 – BONUS Surf News 10/10/13

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David & Scott discuss the Mick & Gabe final in France, Parko getting pushed by judges and slapped by a bodyboarder, Dave Wassel vs. Tahiti, and much more. Enjoy!

MICK VS. GABE AT THE QUIK PRO FRANCE

http://quiksilverlive.com/profrance/2013/#quality=med&round=1097&heat=1111

DAVE WASSEL VS. TAHITI

Behind the Photo: Dave Wassel from SURFING Magazine on Vimeo.

John Duval asked for his video to be removed.

PARKO VS. BODYBOARDER

http://stabmag.com/joel-parkinson-shares-wave-with-bodyboarder-is-reprimanded/

Joel Parkinson fight with a bodyboarder. Peniche, Portugal from margruesa.com on Vimeo.

THE FINProject

The Fin Project

009 – Quiksilver Pro Recap with Chad Wells

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Quik Pro Recap

We’re bringing you another BONUS episode discussing the Quiksilver Pro France. David is joined by guest co-host Chad Wells to dissect the stories and drama that transpired from the event. Chad managed the surf team at Quiksilver for years, working with Kelly Slater, Dane Reynolds, the rest of the Quik family and spent some time in the commentary booth. David and Chad discuss Dane’s round 2 losses at the past 2 events, the inexplicatble judging of the Parko vs. Lacomare heat, Jake Patterson and Damien Fahrenfort being fired from the commentary booth, and much, much more!

Enjoy the show. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE FINAL RESULTS:
1st – Mick Fanning (AUS) 16.66
2nd – Gabriel Medina (BRA) 15.00

QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE SEMIFINALS RESULTS:
SF 1: Mick Fanning (AUS) 16.10 def. Joel Parkinson (AUS) 15.03
SF2: Gabriel Medina (BRA) 17.87 def. Filipe Toledo (BRA) 12.93

QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE QUARTERFINALS RESULTS:
QF1: Joel Parkinson (AUS) 15.77 def. Kai Otton (AUS) 13.60
QF2: Mick Fanning (AUS) 17.00 def. John John Florence (HAW) 13.77
QF3: Filipe Toledo (BRA) 16.37 def. Kelly Slater (USA) 11.40
QF4: Gabriel Medina (BRA) 15.70 def. Julian Wilson (AUS) 12.00

ASP WCT TOP 5 SURFERS (Following Quiksilver Pro France);
1. Mick Fanning (AUS) 51,900 pts
2. Kelly Slater (USA) 45,900 pts
3. Jordy Smith (ZAF) 39,700 pts
4. Taj Burrow (AUS) 39,400 pts
5. Joel Parkinson (AUS) 38,950 pts

LINK TO THE HEAT ANALYZER

ARTICLE ABOUT JAMIE O’BRIEN PUNCHING RICARDO DOS SANTOS