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 62: Duke Brouwer

Duke Brouwer – 30 years in the surf industry, board paddling, surfing, giving back In Episode 62 we speak with Duke Brouwer, a man who has built an incredible life around the ocean and the surf industry. Duke takes us through his story of learning to surf in the 82/83 El Nino, managing the legendary...

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Episode 59: Maddi Leblanc

Maddi Leblanc – Canadian National SUP Team, non-profit founder, inspiring woman of the water In Episode 59 we speak with Maddi Leblanc, an amazing young woman from Ontario, Canada who continually shares her passion for standup paddling / SUP. We hear of Maddie’s discovery of the sport of SUP as a young girl, the evolution...

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Stoked Grom Stories: Mulder Brothers

Stoked Groms: Levi and Judah Mulder – surfers, board paddlers, volunteers to help others In the third episode of Stoked Grom Stories we speak with Levi and Judah Mulder, two young men who enjoy a life in the cold ocean around Santa Cruz, California. We hear of the brothers surfing together, competing on the middle...

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Episode 57: Max Montgomery

Max Montgomery – Surfer, SUP, volunteer for others, heart attack survivor In Episode 57 we speak with Max Montgomery, a surfer, diver, board paddler and man dedicated to helping others through ocean events. Max shares his stories of volunteering time for Ride A Wave and others that focus on getting persons with disabilities into the...

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Episode 56: Kailyn Winter

Kailyn Winter – Team USA board paddler, strength on water In Episode 56 we chat with Kailyn Winter, a 15-year old woman of the water who represented Team USA in the 2018 ISA World Paddleboard Championships. Kailyn shares her story of training and qualifying in rough water for the USA Team in Santa Cruz at...

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Episode 53: Jenn Lee (part 2)

Jenn Lee (part 2) – 4 Molokai channel crossings, ocean canoe, SUP racing In episode 53 we continue our conversation with Jenn Lee, a woman of Oahu who raced across the Kaiwi Channel on 4 different paddle craft in 2018. Jenn picks up toward the end of her race season as she joins a novice...

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