Episodes

Episode 1: Nick Franco

Nick Franco and Molokai 2 Oahu on His Own Hand-shaped Paddle Boards In both 2016 and 2017 Nick Franco won his division in the Molokai 2 Oahu world paddleboarding championships on prone boards that he made himself. In this inaugural podcast episode, Nick Franco shares his stories about becoming a world class athlete in the...

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Episode 2: Mike Dilloughery

Mike Dilloughery and the 55-mile Unassisted Paddle In this episode we talk with Mike Dilloughery, a native of Santa Cruz, CA who did the unthinkable — he paddled over 25 miles across the Monterey Bay, touched land and filled his water bottles, then paddled back. In total Mike paddled 55 miles, completely solo and with no support boat. We...

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Episode 3: Steve Shlens

Steve Shlens and 30 Years of Paddle Board Racing In this episode we talk with the prolific surfer and prone paddle boarder, Steve Shlens. Steve went from a broken back to winning the 32-mile Catalina Classic 1-year later. Steve has a crazily colorful and successful paddling career including national championship wins as a Jr LIfeguard in the 1980s, wins...

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Episode 4: Dave Benet

Dave Benet and the Many Dimensions of an Ocean Life In this episode we talk with Dave Benet, an extremely accomplished man of the ocean who has built an ocean resume that I myself dream of having. Dave shares his stories of training the next generation of marine scientist divers in the cold, sharky waters...

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Episode 5: Amadeo Bachar

Amadeo Bachar and the Intersection of Ocean and Art In this episode we talk with Amadeo Bachar, a man of the ocean who has carved out an amazing life in the water spearing, surfing, fishing while building his professional life out of the water drawing and painting ocean imagery. Amadeo shares his stories of growing up in...

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Episode 6: Lidija Lijic

Lidija Lijic and a Breathless Life In Episode #6 of This Ocean Life podcast we speak with Lidija Lijic, an amazing athlete who has earned multiple world freediving records while enjoying adventures around the world. Lidija shares her passion for freediving and pushing personal limits, both physical and mental, to achieve amazing goals including the high...

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