www.SurfSplendorPodcast.com and on iTunes. New episodes are posted every other Monday. Video clips from each episode and reference materials are updated throughout the week. Episodes run approximately 20 minutes to 60 minutes in length.
Surf Splendor the podcast launched today with the goal of offering a
new platform to discuss all things related to surfing. It is an
episodic, radio-style show featuring stories and discussions with
professional surfers, surfboard shapers, photographers and industry
personalities. All shows are free and available for instant listening or
“I’ve always loved the personalities in surfing. Magazines and video
have done well to showcase the characters, but those formats also have
restrictions. The podcast format allows for long form discussion and
storytelling. Plus, listening to radio offers an intimacy and direct
connection with the speaker that is really conducive to storytelling.”
David Lee Scales, Surf Splendor host.
With top podcasts receiving tens of millions of unique downloads, Surf
Splendor anticipates podcasting to be the next major publication outlet.
Not only does it offer listeners direct access and insight to their
favorite surfing personalities, but it allows those personalities a
direct platform to communicate with their fan base. The podcast platform
is currently free of traditional censorship, advertising, and brand
“It’s been really refreshing to have honest conversations. The first
episode features Chris Cote and he was able to share the details about
the closure of Transworld Surf. Morgan Maassen openly discussed salaries
for professional surf photographers. It’s nice to have a conversation
without the concern of offending an editor or an advertiser.” David Lee
Scales, Surf Splendor host.
Episode #1 launched today and features a candid conversation with Chris
Cote about the fallout of Transworld Surf. Upcoming shows include an
ongoing series on Surfboard Shapers and Surf Photographers featuring
interviews with Eric Arakawa, Aaron Chang, Morgan Maassen, Tom Parrish,
Charlie Smith, and many more.
Visit www.SurfSplendorPodcast.com and subscribe on iTunes.