Monthly Archives: August 2016

133 – Surf News, August 24, 2016

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David and Scott discuss the proliferation of new podcast’s on the market, boards their currently riding, then they chat about the 44 year old unsponsored surfer who won Tahiti on an experimental surfboard after practicing in a wave pool! (Thanks for that caption Dean Weir). Enjoy!

RAIMANA TOWS IN 18 YEAR OLD GIRL AT TEAHUPO’O

SURF PODCASTS GALORE

The launch of Occy’s “Occ-Cast” has led to the surf media’s sudden interest in surf podcasts. Here’s a few to fill your non-Surf Splendor hours.

Scott’s long-standing “Down The Line” podcast.

Down the Line Radio

“Surf Simply”

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“Ain’t That Swell”

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“Lipped”

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Any others of interest? Leave them in the comment section.

BILLABONG TAHITI PRO

Kelly combos JJF in an incredible finale to epic performances by both surfers.

Kelly’s insane, subtle, critical, and radical adjustments are pure artistry!

Kelly’s road to the finals

JJF’s road to the final

Was JJF underscored? I think so. Shoulda been a 10!

Jules with last minute heroics, then JJF with last second heroics!

KELLY, KELLY, KELLY

Kelly chatted about life with Joe Buck on the Audience network.


Kelly’s shows emotion and passion! Glad to have you back Kelly!

MUST-SEE MOMENTS

Scott’s Pick: Kelly’s mastery.

David’s Pick: The best 11 year old surfer in the world.

132 – Matt Parker, Album Surf

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David sits down with surfboard shaper Matt Parker to discuss his origin story, surfboard design including asymmetry and finless concepts, construction materials, and leveraging social media to build a homegrown surf brand. Enjoy!

Visit AlbumSurf.com and follow @AlbumSurf

Matt Parker, Album Surf

Matt Parker, Album Surf

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Visit AlbumSurf.com and follow @AlbumSurf

131 – Surf News, August 10, 2016

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David and Scott catch up after a month long hiatus to discuss surfing’s inclusion into the 2020 Olympics, the Padang Cup, the passing of Midget Farrelly, the US Open of Surfing, Dukes and Kooks and much more. Enjoy!

Scott, between his visors and tees, perfectly melds comedy and fashion.

@SurfSplendor

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CROCODILE ATTACK IN TAMARINDO

Click this link to see the gruesome photos.

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SURFING IN THE 2020 OLYMPICS

Surfing has official been included in the 2020 Olympics in Japan.

Click here to read the full story on SurferMag.com

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THE PADANG CUP

Congrats to Mega Semadhi for winning the highly contested event. He accumulated two 10s and multiple 9s through the event.

padang cup16 from rory @ digital good times on Vimeo.

THE US OPEN OF SURFING

Congrats to Tatiana Weston Webb and Filipe Toledo for winning the event in challenging conditions.


MIDGET FARRELLY, R.I.P.

MUST-SEE MOMENT

Scott’s Must-See Moment is Bruce’s 10 point ride at Padang (00:55 mark). David’s is Mason’s leanback stall to barrel to air spin at the 1:56 mark.

padang cup16 from rory @ digital good times on Vimeo.

DUKE

Congrats to Dane and Courtney for their recent nuptials! Click to the story on StabMag.com

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KOOK

The thief who stole Mikey D’s quiver from his Malibu home. Working hard, purchasing something, then having it stolen is one of the worst feelings. Hopefully Mikey has his property returned and hopefully the thief finds rehabilitation.

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