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The Smorgasboarder podcast with Dave Swan is for people who love surfing, surfboards - everyday surfers and surf lovers! This is all about extending the experience of the interviews from our print magazine from just your eyes, to bringing them in full unedited glory to your ears as well. Listen in on our conversations with the most interesting people and personalities – from surfboard shapers, to surfers, surfing-related entrepeneurs, artists and musicians to simply people who just love surfing – as we discuss, question, unearth and try to solve all the world’s problems on the way.
||CleanMitchell Rae – Spirituality and enlightenment in foam, fibreglass and everyday life||With the soul of a philosopher, the hands of an artist, the knowledge of a walking encyclopaedia, and the brain of an inventor and engineer fused into one, Mitchell Rae of Outer Island Surfboards is a creator of the highest order. While he wouldn’t ..||13 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitZak Koniaris - amputation-dodger and surfboard builder||One of our favourite blokes, from one of our absolute top surf shops - Zak Surfboards in Thornbury, Melbourne - and the Surfboard Studio in Preston, Zak Koniaris talks about the scary outcome of falling off things and breaking bones, shaping s...||6 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMotorised Surfboards - Chris Preston of Powerboards||Chris Preston from Powerboards reasons why it is okay to 'cheat' out in the surf. The topic is somewhat divisive but like or not, motorised surfboards are here to stay and when it comes to powered watercraft, this guy has managed t...||28 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEco Surfboards - are they a load of crap?||Can a surfboard be called environmentally-friendly if they fall apart in 12 months? We talk with Robbie Marshall of Soul Arch Surfboards about his new board building approach and his endeavour to achieve SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH LONGEVITY....||22 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt Williams - from Tom Wegener's apprentice to the Factory||Young gun shaper/surfer Matt Williams celebrates 25 years of Factory Surfboards in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast. In this episode of our Smorgasboarder podcast we talk with Matt about everything from the apprenticeship he served under the man cons...||15 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKent Ladkin - the state of surf retail business||Before Shark Tank, before Dragon's Den there was a whole lot of driving and door knocking to pitch and launch a successful business idea. Surf entrepreneur, surf brand pioneer and retailer extraordinaire Kent Ladkin talks about surf shops, the curre...||8 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMark Rabbidge - on hotrods, retro longboards and being a constant creator||Happy things and hot Rods: in this episode of the Smorgasboarder Podcast we talk with legendary surfboard shaper and former champion surfer Mark Rabbidge about nothing to do with surfboards… well a little maybe, but mainly his passion for doi...||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Riley - Balsa Surfboards master||We talk with the man behind Riley Balsa Wood Surfboards - some of the most stunning balsa surfboards you ever have ever seen - and find out why there’s more to these boards and their performance than meets the eye. We also learn a little about Mark ..||25 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNeal Cameron: how the surf industry turned to sh*t||Mad scientist, creator of all things weird and wonderful in foam and fibreglass and possibly one of the funniest blokes we’ve ever met - the man from Maroubra Neal Cameron. We’re sure you will have a laugh and thoroughly enjoy this interview that Da||18 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBig Wave Surfer Sandy Ryan - recovering after meeting a dry reef||In our first ever podcast we chat to one of Australian surfing's nicest and most down-to-earth people ever - Island Surfboards' Sandy Ryan - about his recent run-in with a reef while surfing killer waves in South Australia, and we find out a bit mor...||11 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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