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needessentials is a collective of surfers who support the Surf Splendor Network and Spit! podcast. Find out more and see their entire line at

Athletic Greens

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REAL Water Sports

The ultimate surfboard retailer. Special collabs with Christenson, Maurice Cole, Rawson, ….Lost, and more. The best prices and shipping rates, plus their informative surfboard video review series.

David Lee Scales

Host, Producer, Editor Founder of Surf Splendor, David oversees all podcast production and new show development. Prior to launching the podcast network in 2013, David worked in the wine industry.

Chas Smith

Host Chas Smith is co-founder of, industry provocateur, and author of "Welcome To Paradise Now Go To Hell" & "Cocaine + Surfing: a Sordid History of Surfing's Greatest Love Affair".

Scott Bass

Host, Producer Surf podcast pioneer & director of the industry's largest surfboard trade show, The Boardroom Show, Scott Bass brings 3 decades of experience and expertise into every conversation.

Donald Brink

Host Surfboard shaper, musician, artist, Donald Brink connects surf experience to life experience through articulate, design-focused conversations with every day surfers and pro athletes alike.

Jose Emroca Flores

Artist Illustrator of our guest's portraits, Emroca's oil paintings show in galleries across the US. He's worked as a visual development artist for clients like Nike, Marvel, and Disney. He resides and surfs Northern San Diego.
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