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.

Molokai 2 Oahu Stories: Part 2

Molokai 2 Oahu Stories: Part 2 – Gerry Lopez, Josh Riccio, Alice Henley, Jenn Lee, Mike Dilloughery In part 2 of this multi-part series with stories and perspectives on the world’s gnarliest paddle board race, Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O). Five of my past guests and current legends in the water — Gerry Lopez, Josh Riccio,...

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Episode 80: Hunter Pflueger — Molokai 2 Oahu stories

Hunter Pflueger — Molokai 2 Oahu Stories In the continuing series around the unofficial world championships of padde board racing, Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O), we speak with Hunter Pflueger on his past years in the Kaiwi Channel. Hunter takes us from his first relay team as a 13-year old grom up to today where he is...

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Episode 76: Steve Shlens — Molokai 2 Oahu stories

Steve Shlens Part 2: Molokai to Oahu paddle stories In this podcast episode we chat again with Steve Shlens talking about the seven Molokai 2 Oahu races he’s competed in. Steve shares stories from his first time in the Kaiwi Channel and the hard learning curve everyone faces around travel, logistics, and paddling the race....

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Episode 79: Troy Nebeker – Part II

Troy Nebeker Part 2 — 24 hours of paddling for cancer In episode 79 we bring back Troy Nebeker to hear about the 2019 24 Hour Paddle for cancer and the incredible grass roots growth that the event is experiencing. Troy takes us through the fun and challenge that his own Team Seattle faced in...

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Gerry Lopez: Molokai 2 Oahu Stories

Gerry Lopez — Molokai 2 Oahu paddle stories In this continuation of our series of Molokai 2 Oahu paddle board race stories, we hear from the legend Gerry Lopez on his time in the Kaiwi Channel. Gerry takes us through the years he competed in the M2O event on relay teams, sharing tales of big...

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Episode 68: Alo Slebir

Alo Slebir – charging Mavericks at age 17, board paddling, spearfishing In episode 68 we visit with Alo Slebir, a 17-year old man born and bred for the water who is up for a WSL Big Wave Paddle Award for the 2018/19 winter. Alo takes us through his progression surfing big Steamer Lane before finding...

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