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 94: Suzie Cooney

Suzie Cooney — ocean athlete trainer, Maliko downwind, Maui life In episode 94 I speak with Suzie Cooney, a well-rounded athlete who has turned her love of the ocean into a lifestyle of training others. Suzie takes us through her evolution from windsurfing and motocross riding to stand up paddling (SUP) and finding her passion...

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Episode 92: Pat Shaughnessy

Pat Shaughnessy — Mavericks competitor, prone paddle athlete In episode 92 I speak with a good friend and legend, Pat Shaughnessy, a world class big wave surfer and prone board paddler. Pat takes us through the past few years of focusing his summers on lifeguarding at Santa Cruz beaches and competing in both the Catalina...

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Episode 90: Tyler Conroy

Tyler Conroy — foiling, surfing, Mavericks, water rescue In episode 90 I speak with a friend and local hero of mine, Tyler Conroy, who has built a well rounded ocean life for himself in Santa Cruz, CA. Tyler shares his stories of learning to surf as a young teen and moving quickly into some of...

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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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