Monthly Archives: March 2015

080 – Tom Carroll

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Two-Time champ and Three-Time Pipe Master, Tom Carroll talks about the experiences that led to him conquering the surf world and about the demons that nearly cost him everything. Tommy comes clean in his recent book “TC: Tom Carroll”, and shares his message of recovery. Enjoy! (Cameo by Bob McKnight)

Purchase “TC: Tom Carroll” here.

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THE SNAP HEARD ‘ROUND THE WORLD

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Tom Carroll today

Tom Carroll today

Here’s the 60 minutes piece with Tom and Nick Carroll

079 – Surf News with Peter Townend!

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No Pipe Masters?! It could happen. David and Scott uncover a juicy saga that may lead to the unraveling of the WSL. In the 2nd half of show 1976 World Surfing Champion, Peter Townend, joins that show to share his insight into the state of professional surfing. The guys also recap all the turmoil that was the Quiksiver Pro Snapper. Brace yourself. Much to take in. Enjoy!

So psyched to have PT join us for today’s show! Click here to learn everything you need to know about PT (sourced from the EOS).

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Click play to watch him rip!

Peter Townend by Dan Merkel, 1974

Peter Townend by Dan Merkel, 1974

SHOOTING GALLERY LEGAL WOES

Here are links to legal documents and news articles detailing the Shooting Galley’s legal woes.

Court documents from 2003

The Rise and Fall of the Indie Empire from The Village Voice

THE QUIKSILVER PRO

Filipe

Filipe Toledo annihilated the competition. His closest competitor, Julian Wilson, didn’t even approach the level of surfing that Filipe exhibited. Truly impressive performance.

Filipe’s Club Sandwich

FREDDY P’s Rock Stomp

Gabriel Medina’s Post Heat Tantrum

FANTASY SURFER

Congrats to BoogieBoard4Lyfe for winning the Men’s division and to Dent for winning the Women’s division!

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We’ve created a PayPal account if you’d like to play for money at Bells. $10 buy-in, winner takes all! Simply go to PayPal and send a $10 payment ($10 for the Men’s division and $10 for the Women’s division, if you’d like) to “hello@surfsplendorpodcast.com”. Be sure to include your Fantasy Surfer name/handle so I can correctly identify and pay you if you win!

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MUST-SEE MOMENT

David’s: KellySlatHair.com. You’re welcome.

PT’s: Becoming Westerly by Jamie Brisick

Scott’s: Gabriel Medina’s Gillette commercial.

DUKE

David’s: The Brazilian contingent that’s ravaging the tour.

PT’s: Silvana Lima for overcoming tremendous obstacles to become one of the greatest female surfers on the planet!

Scott’s: Filipe Toledo because, well, click “play”.

KOOK

David: Gabriel Medina for his post-heat interview and making it so hard to root for him.

PT: Gabriel Medina for the same reason as above.

078 – Justin Jay

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From globetrotting with Sean Combs and Jennifer Lopez to couch surfing on the North Shore, this is the story of New York based photographer Justin Jay. His work examines the quiet, land-based moments of our favorite athletes. In this episode we hear Justin’s unlikely path to surfing, the equitability (or inequitability) of professional surf photography, and he even brings a Duke and Kook! Enjoy.

Visit JustinJay.com and follow @JustinJayPhoto

We’ve curated a small gallery of some of Justin’s work below reflecting the stories and themes we discussed in this episode. Please enjoy and visit the links above to see more.

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Our latest Pipe Master and his mum.

Sean Combs

Sean Combs

Dane, Bruce, and friend.

Dane, Bruce, and friend.

Lebron

Lebron

Julian Schnabel and Dustin Barca (David's favorite)

Julian Schnabel and Dustin Barca (David’s favorite)

Danny Fuller

Danny Fuller

Sean Combs and Snoop

Sean Combs and Snoop

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke

Kelly in New York

Kelly in New York

John Oliver

John Oliver

Joel Tudor in NYC

Joel Tudor in NYC

Drake

Drake

Mick's Third

Mick’s Third

Outkast

Outkast

Kelly and Eddie Vedder

Kelly and Eddie Vedder

The Ho family

The Ho family

All photos courtesy of JustinJay.com

077 – Surf News, March 3, 2015

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David and Scott discover the burgeoning surf scene in South Korea, celebrate the Maui surf community, petition surf access in Morocco, analyze the success of our inaugural Fantasy Surfer club, and discuss all the glory and horror of the WSL. Enjoy!

A MOTHER’S NOTE IN MAUI

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FROM A LISTENER IN SOUTH KOREA 

SAVE BOILERS IN MOROCCO

The famed wave is safe, but access is being denied.

The famed wave is safe, but access is being denied.

Sign the petition HERE

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WHAT WE’RE RIDING

The Vol Sol Flying Manta

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Josh Martin’s Modern Hot Curl

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FANTASY SURFER

Click over to join our FantasySurfer.com club.

David’s team

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Scott’s Team

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THE QUIKSILVER PRO SNAPPER

Here’s Kelly’s heat vs. Freddy P & Ceej

The heat of the event thus far, Wiggoly Dantas vs Gabriel Medina vs Dane Reynolds

Here’s Bassy’s Instagram about Wiggoly. I’m claiming that he didn’t know who Wiggoly was. He’s claiming that he was promoting Wiggoly as the “next big thing”. How does it read to you?

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Dusty Payne picks up where he left off.

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CONGRATS MAKUA ROTHMAN, THE BWWT CHAMP

After just 2 events, Wildcard Makua Rothman takes the title. LINK TO ARTICLE

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MUST-SEE MOMENT

Listener Jonathan Nimerfroh’s Slurpee Waves on Nantucket Island

JDNPhotography.com and Nantucket-Salt.com

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DUKE

David’s Duke: Silvana Lima for her incredible rise from the ashes.

Check out her turn at 2:12 mins!

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Scott’s Duke: The community of surfer’s on Maui who supported a mother’s request to help lay her son at rest. LINK TO ARTICLE

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KOOK

Dean Morrison for burning a surfer on the wave of a lifetime at Kirra during Cyclone Marcia.