Today on the Wire Podcast - Richard Kenvin - AKA ' Hydrodynamica ' on Instagram, you probably already follow him.
Richard is a Surfboard Historian who has lectured in the University of California system of Collegiate Schools, he is also responsible for resurrecting Bob Simmons work from the 50’s, and not just inspiring Daniel Thomson’s surfboard design work of the past 15 years, but also bringing Daniel to the States in the early 2000’s when Daniel's shaping career began.
Richard’s roots in La Jolla, California run as deep as roots go and we recorded this episode in a secret boardroom he maintains in Pacific Beach California.
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Chris Cote has thrived through every switch in surf media trends over the past twenty years and today works as a commentator for the WSL among other projects,
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Rob Machado had a crisis in 2009 that spawned, the Drifter, a a film about his wanderings in Indonesia, and it wasn’t until 11 years later in January of this year that he revealed publicly for the first time what that crisis was that inspired The Drifter, and he did it within the printed pages of The Surfer's Journal volume 29 number 1 - newly released at surf shops for you to read, right now.
Today we're joined by Nathan Meyers who did not just write this brand new piece for The Journal, he also acted as screenplay writer for The Drifter, suffering through more than thirteen different screenplay edits along with the rest of the crew, who were all dealing with separate nightmares in the jungles of Indonesia.
People got sick, went insane, got in fights, ruined relationships and ten years later, all approved this new article for release, airing everyone’s dirty laundry and much more.
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