For the past six weeks, Akila Aipa has been scoring perfect right hand points in Mexico with Jackson Bunch.
Jackson is one of Hawaii's most promising up and coming talents, and today, both he and Akila are in California, just hours after stepping off their return flight to the United States.
Enjoy this episode, with thoughts from Akila and Jackson on Localism, the Flat Earth, and what it was like to watch Timmy Reyes catch what has so far been the most talked about wave of the Summer travel season.
Having self-directed his own career around surfing and the ocean, Nik Strong-Cvetich is focused on saving our planets best waves from dangers both present and future through collaborations with many organizations, governments and communities around the globe.
His Santa Cruz based organization 'Save The Waves Coalition' has the ambitious goal of protecting a thousand waves by 2030 through their World Surfing Reserves program.
This designation as a World Surfing Reserve helps protect a surf spot from runoff, development, mining and more.
Find out more in this episode.