Paddling

Paddling Podcast Stories

Whether stand-up or prone, canoe or ski, ocean paddling provides a special set of connections to the ocean. From major endurance events to individual escapes from life on land stories of paddling always amaze and inspire.

Episode 87: Johnny Kahakalahoa

Johnny Kahakaloha — water life on Maui, enduring Molokai 2 Oahu In episode 87 I speak with Johnny Kahakaloha, a man who has found his calling on land and the water of Maui. Johhny talks story of moving to Maui and immersing himself in local Hawaiian culture within the town of Kahakuloa where he learned...

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Stoked Grom Stories: Bobo Gallagher

Stoked Grom Stories: Bobo Gallagher — SUP foiling, surfing, downwinding, kiting In this episode of Stoked Grom Stories I talk with Bobo Gallagher, a young man who is loving his life in the waters of Maui. Bobo shares stories of getting hooked on surfing after riding his first wave, the first time he picked up...

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Episode 86: Amanda Calabrese

Amanda Calabrese — decade of surf lifesaving, world competitor, empowering women in sport In episode 86 we continue on the theme of competitive surf lifesaving and hear stories of Amanda Calabrese, a world-class competitor in the sport. Amanda takes us through her early days in Montauk, New York as a Junior Lifeguard, finding her passion for...

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Episode 85: April O’Gorman

April O’Gorman — competitive surf lifesaving, US National Team, iron woman In episode 85 I speak with April O’Gorman, a world-class competitor in the sport of surf life saving. April shares her stories of discovering surf life saving competition later in life than most of her peers, finding her competitive strengths, and learning the skills...

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Episode 84: Ryan Paroz and Ryan Buell

Ryan Paroz and Ryan Buell — two generations of competitive surf live saving In episode 84 I sit down and talk story with two legends in the world of competitive surf lifesaving — Ryan Paroz and Ryan Buell. We hear stories from Paroz about his competitive success today in both prone board and surf ski...

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Episode 83: Mick Slattery

Mick Slattery — SureFire boards, surfing, SUP, water life in Sydney In episode 83 we hear the stories of Mick Slattery around his world of surfing and running SureFire Boards in his home waters of Sydney, Australia. Mick takes us through his time as a grom being in the Nipper program (Jr Lifeguard), moving from...

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