Champion longboarder, designer, entrepreneur CJ Nelson joins us to discuss being a regrettable influence on youth, the perils and privilege of growing up in Santa Cruz in the 90s, how near homelessness helped him rediscover surfing, and the virtue inherent in suffering. Enjoy!

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Sponsor: LinkedIn.com/surf

Follow @CJ_Nelson and @SurfCrime and visit CJNelsonDesigns.com

CJ near home


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Santa Cruz California 2003. CJ applying some switch stance theories to his 10’0? Pearson Arrow model from the pages of Longboard Magazine. Pic by Bob Barbour
CJ on the Craigslist special CJ Nelson model. Sober and inspired for the first time in 20 years. Pic by Marty.


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Host, Producer: David Scales @David_Lee_Scales

Sponsor: FlorenceMarineX.com

Sponsor: WaterwaysTravel.com

Sponsor: REALWatersports.com

Sponsor: LinkedIn.com/surf

Intro Music: Marlon Williams, Dark Child

Outro Music: The Jazz Crusaders, Way Back


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