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Surfing legend and former World Champion Mark Occhilupo sits down with some of the most prolific surfers in the world to discuss all things surf, music, art and life.

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Surfing legend and former World Champion Mark Occhilupo sits down with some of the most prolific surfers in the world to discuss all things surf, music, art and life.

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184 Ratings
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So epic!

By zoomanlion - Sep 13 2019
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Occy! Totally inspired by how humble you are! You are a great listener oc! keep it up mate 🙌🙌

30-45 minutes of stoke per episode

By Handlin' Mo' Box Than UPS - Aug 28 2019
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Man, I love this podcast because it’s just pure positivity

iTunes Ratings

184 Ratings
Average Ratings
167
8
5
1
3

So epic!

By zoomanlion - Sep 13 2019
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Occy! Totally inspired by how humble you are! You are a great listener oc! keep it up mate 🙌🙌

30-45 minutes of stoke per episode

By Handlin' Mo' Box Than UPS - Aug 28 2019
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Man, I love this podcast because it’s just pure positivity
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Occ-Cast

Latest release on May 26, 2020

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Surfing legend and former World Champion Mark Occhilupo sits down with some of the most prolific surfers in the world to discuss all things surf, music, art and life.

Rank #1: Episode 15 featuring Shane Dorian

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Shane Dorian sits down with Occy for episode 15 to talk about his adventures as a hunter, why big waves and competing don't mix for him and what the process of developing the first inflatable wetsuit was like.

Mar 07 2017

37mins

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Rank #2: Episode 24 featuring Dane Reynolds

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Occy is joined by surfing savant Dane Reynolds in the newest Occ-Cast. The two discuss Dane's current projects and travels, life in Ventura vs. life in Orange County, THAT incident in Portugal and more.

Sep 06 2017

43mins

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Rank #3: Episode 9 featuring Mason Ho

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In episode 9 of the Occ-Cast, Occy is joined by legend in the making Mason Ho to talk about the season the North Shore is having, Mason's epic win at Surfer Poll, his plans for the tour and the boys take some questions live from Facebook.

Dec 15 2016

33mins

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Rank #4: Episode 11 featuring Tom Carroll

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Two goofy foot World Champions sit down in episode 11 of the Occ-Cast as Occy is joined by fellow Australian Tom Carroll. The two legends talk Tom's work with shark deterrents, his struggle with addiction and finish on a happier note with a quick chat about Tom's love of stand up paddleboarding.

Jan 12 2017

41mins

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Rank #5: Episode 38 featuring Jack Johnson

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OCCY x JACK JOHNSON.

Occy sits down with the GRAMMY-nominated artist to talk story on growing up on the North Shore, making the final of the Pipe Masters trials, the connection between music and surfing and much more.

(Oh and stick around to the end for a jam session you don't want to miss)

Enjoy Episode 38 of the Occ-Cast.

May 28 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #6: Episode 32 featuring Rob Machado

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Mark Occhilupo & Rob Machado are two of the greatest goofy footers to have ever taken to the ocean. One is all raw power & personality, the other fluid grace & humility.

Despite the differences in their approach, they’ve both captured the imaginations of generations of surfers around the globe.

In Episode 32 of the Occ-Cast, the two sit down to chat about what it’s like to have kids that surf, discuss the legendary 1995 Pipe Masters, and explore what it feels like to unexpectedly drop off tour. In the words of Rob: “I’d just had a baby and lost my job and my sponsor and was just like, what on earth am I going to do?”

What followed next was one of the best things to ever happen to him as a surfer.

Dive in and enjoy Occy vs. Rob.

Jun 13 2018

56mins

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Rank #7: Episode 7 featuring Mick Fanning

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In Episode 7, Occy sits down with fellow World Champion and living legend Mick Fanning. The boys talk Mick coming back (or not) in 2017, Balter Brewing and how Mick's been making more of life and moving on during his year off.

Nov 17 2016

26mins

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Rank #8: Special Episode featuring 2016 World Champion John John Florence

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In this special pod, Occy sits down with 2016 World Champion John John Florence to discuss John John's time in Tahiti, big wave surfing and whether or not John John thought he could win the World Title this year.

Oct 25 2016

8mins

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Rank #9: Episode 19 featuring The Mad Hueys

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Occy is joined by fellow Aussies Shaun and Dean Harrington, aka The Mad Hueys, for episode 19. The boys talk the founding of the Mad Hueys, tell a few stories from trips they've taken together and Occy, of course, takes part in a Shoey.

May 04 2017

35mins

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Rank #10: Episode 40 featuring Mark Healey

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OCCY x MARK HEALEY.

Big-wave surfer, award-winning spear-fisherman, free-diver, conservationist, photographer, filmmaker, part-time Hollywood stuntman…and now Mark Healey can add ‘Occ-Cast Guest’ to his extensive resume.

Enjoy Episode 40 of the Occ-Cast.

Aug 14 2019

50mins

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Rank #11: Episode 29 featuring Tom Curren

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In episode 29 of the Occ-Cast, Occy is joined by former rival and fellow legend, Tom Curren. The two talk about their epic head-to-head match ups in the 80's, riots in Huntington Beach and partake in a heavy dose of surf nostalgia.

Feb 12 2018

36mins

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Rank #12: Episode 36 featuring Joel Parkinson

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OCCY x PARKO.

World Champion. 3x Triple Crown Winner. Pipe Master.

In Episode 36 of the Occ-Cast, Occy sits down with Joel Parkinson, a man who has left a surfing legacy like few have before.

Click play & enjoy.

Dec 12 2018

42mins

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Rank #13: Episode 37 featuring Jamie O'Brien

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OCCY x JOB.

Occy sits down with the Pipe Master to talk story on what it was like to win Pipe at 21, catching a 20 foot wave at Jaws on a foam board and much more.

Enjoy Episode 37 of the Occ-Cast.

Apr 30 2019

37mins

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Rank #14: Episode 14 featuring Laura Enever

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Occy sits down with fellow Australian Laura Enever to talk her day at Jaws, THAT wipeout and Laura hits Occy with a few fashion tips.

Feb 23 2017

16mins

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Rank #15: Episode 33 featuring Gerry Lopez

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“No one’s going to do that. That’s absurd.” - Gerry Lopez when first confronted with the idea that people might pay anyone to go surfing.

Mr. Pipeline, Mr. Style, actor, shaper, surfer & snowboarder. Gerry Lopez has lived one of the fullest lives of anyone on the planet, and has stood calm in the eye of the Banzai storm like no-one before or since.

Occy caught up with Gerry at the Billabong house at Pipeline to chat about pioneering the shortboard revolution, surfing G-Land for the first time, and the worst wipeout he ever had at Pipe - literally tearing himself a new one and puncturing his colon.

This interview will have you wishing for the old days, excited for the future and wanting to pack more into your everyday existence.

Aug 06 2018

48mins

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Rank #16: Episode 30 featuring Christian Fletcher

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Occy gets a lesson in tamales & hitches a ride on Christian's motorcycle, and the two cover everything from Christian's unconventional approach to surfing, to paddling out at Snapper with sharks in the middle of the night, and much more.

Mar 01 2018

42mins

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Rank #17: Episode 6 featuring Rabbit Bartholomew

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In episode 6, Occy sits down with fellow World Champion Rabbit Bartholomew to talk winning the World Title, Brazilian world champions and the day in 1974 that an entire contest got washed away.

Nov 03 2016

31mins

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Rank #18: Episode 3 featuring Jack Freestone

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Occy sits down with fellow Australian Jack Freestone in the third episode of Occ-Cast. The boys talk the grind of the QS, what Occy would do with a gold medal and the latest on Jack's love life.

Sep 08 2016

18mins

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Rank #19: Episode 26 featuring Dave Rastovich

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Episode 26 of the Occ-Cast sees Occy joined by former Billabong and current Patagonia surfer Dave Rastovich. The two former teammates discuss Rasta's transition from swimmer to surfer as a kid, why he gave up the competitive surfing rat race and Rasta's eco-conscious lifestyle.

Nov 06 2017

45mins

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Rank #20: Episode 20 featuring Mikey Wright

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In the 20th episode of Occ-Cast, Occy sits down with fellow Australian Mikey Wright to talk his heat against World Champ John John Florence during the Snapper event this year, growing up as the sibling of two World Champs (Owen and Tyler) and the origins of his style as a surfer.

May 18 2017

21mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Laura Enever

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On this week’s Occ-Cast, we name a baby.

Yes, for real. Laura Enever makes her second appearance on the Occ-Cast to chat with Occy about the release of her latest film ‘Undone,’ answer your fan questions and much more.

May 26 2020

14mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Griffin Colapinto, Seth Moniz & Ethan Ewing

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For Whom The Occ Calls.

For this week's special edition of the Occ-Cast, Occy catches up with the ‘new Trilogy’ of Griffin Colapinto, Seth Moniz & Ethan Ewing. The four of them take a deep dive on their latest film ‘For Whom The Atolls’ (now streaming on Stabmag.com), answer some fan questions and much more.

May 19 2020

16mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Chris Burkard

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Chris Burkard steps into the Occ-tagon.

In this week's special edition of the Occ-Cast, Occy meets award-winning photographer Chris Burkard to talk story on some of his favorite projects, being stuck in a 25 year storm, his upcoming collaboration with Billabong, and more.

May 07 2020

15mins

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Special Edition Episode Featuring Shane & Jackson Dorian

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Keeping up with the Dorians.

In this week's Occ-Cast, Occy catches up with Shane Dorian and Jackson Dorian to talk Bloodlines, the scariest wave Shane's surfed and much more.

Enjoy our latest special edition of the Occ-Cast with The Dorians.

May 01 2020

15mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Jaleesa Vincent

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Take a moment to cool down a little.

(no, seriously…Occy’s phone overheated and had to be put in the fridge to finish this episode)

In our latest special edition of the Occ-Cast, Occy connects with Jaleesa Vincent – a surfer, artist, musician, and all-around badass woman who’s equal parts elegant and eccentric.

Enjoy our latest special edition of the Occ-Cast with Jaleesa Vincent.

Apr 24 2020

10mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Seth Moniz

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Who’s the best Moniz?

Find out in this week’s Occ-Cast, as Occy and Seth Moniz shoot the breeze on family, surfing, speculate on the upcoming CT season and more.

Enjoy our latest special edition of the Occ-Cast with Seth Moniz.

Apr 16 2020

14mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Jack Freestone

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Just a couple of dads catching up.

From Oz to Hawaii - Occy gives Jack Freestone a call to chat on all things surfing, family and of course, Covid-19.

Enjoy our latest special edition of the Occ-Cast with Jack Freestone.

Apr 16 2020

8mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Italo Ferreira

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The 1999 Champ catches up with the 2019 Champ.

Occy gives Italo Ferreira a call to catch up on what he’s been up to this offseason, defending his World Title, and to answer some fan questions.

Enjoy our latest special edition of the Occ-Cast with the People’s Champ.

Apr 16 2020

11mins

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Special Edition Episode featuring Griffin Colapinto

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Internet connection: 2/10. Conversation: 10/10.

Watch out world, Occy learned how to use Skype and will be calling your favorite Billabong athletes to catch up and answer your burning questions. First up: Griffin Colapinto.

Enjoy this special edition of the Occ-Cast, and stay tuned for more.

Apr 16 2020

11mins

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Episode 40 featuring Mark Healey

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OCCY x MARK HEALEY.

Big-wave surfer, award-winning spear-fisherman, free-diver, conservationist, photographer, filmmaker, part-time Hollywood stuntman…and now Mark Healey can add ‘Occ-Cast Guest’ to his extensive resume.

Enjoy Episode 40 of the Occ-Cast.

Aug 14 2019

50mins

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Episode 39 featuring Billy Kemper

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OCCY x BILLY KEMPER.

Occy sits down with the Hawaiian Big Wave Tour champion to talk story on the ride of his life at Jaws, the scariest wave on the Big Wave Tour, the importance of family and much more.

Enjoy Episode 39 of the Occ-Cast, featuring Billy Kemper.

Jul 02 2019

1hr 1min

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Episode 38 featuring Jack Johnson

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OCCY x JACK JOHNSON.

Occy sits down with the GRAMMY-nominated artist to talk story on growing up on the North Shore, making the final of the Pipe Masters trials, the connection between music and surfing and much more.

(Oh and stick around to the end for a jam session you don't want to miss)

Enjoy Episode 38 of the Occ-Cast.

May 28 2019

1hr 27mins

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Episode 37 featuring Jamie O'Brien

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OCCY x JOB.

Occy sits down with the Pipe Master to talk story on what it was like to win Pipe at 21, catching a 20 foot wave at Jaws on a foam board and much more.

Enjoy Episode 37 of the Occ-Cast.

Apr 30 2019

37mins

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Episode 36 featuring Joel Parkinson

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OCCY x PARKO.

World Champion. 3x Triple Crown Winner. Pipe Master.

In Episode 36 of the Occ-Cast, Occy sits down with Joel Parkinson, a man who has left a surfing legacy like few have before.

Click play & enjoy.

Dec 12 2018

42mins

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Episode 35 featuring Kai 'Borg' Garcia

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OCC-CAST - DEC 4, 2018
OCC-CAST EPISODE 35 FEATURING KAI 'BORG' GARCIA
Likely one of the most physically intimidating people you will ever come across, Kai 'Borg' Garcia is an extremely positive role model with the ability to extract the best version of anyone, even without speaking at times.

The former Jiu-Jitsu World Champion is an integral part of the Hawaiian Water Patrol & community, keeping the world’s best surfers safe as they take on some of the largest waves imaginable.

"It doesn’t matter what you’ve done in your life…it’s what are you doing today."

In this episode of the Occ-Cast, Occy & Kai sit down to talk on staying in the present, being the best person you can be every day, the next generation of Hawaiian surfers & much more.

This is Occy v Kai Borg.

Dec 04 2018

25mins

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Episode 34 featuring Taj Burrow

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Taj Burrow is often referred to as the best surfer to have never won a world title. He finished runner up multiple times, won 12 CT events, dropped crazy clip after clip, and yet never quite cracked ‘the holy grail’. In this latest edition of the Occ-cast, find out if that fazes him, what his most memorable sessions of all time are, and what is was like surfing against his greatest rival, Andy Irons.

Kicking off by jumping out of a plane together, Occ and Taj also dive into fatherhood, injuries, retirement and little topics like the meaning of life:

“My main goal now is to get tubed and find good waves.”

Sit back and enjoy a chat and some flashbacks with two true icons of surfing.

This is Occy v Taj Burrow.

Oct 22 2018

54mins

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Episode 33 featuring Gerry Lopez

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“No one’s going to do that. That’s absurd.” - Gerry Lopez when first confronted with the idea that people might pay anyone to go surfing.

Mr. Pipeline, Mr. Style, actor, shaper, surfer & snowboarder. Gerry Lopez has lived one of the fullest lives of anyone on the planet, and has stood calm in the eye of the Banzai storm like no-one before or since.

Occy caught up with Gerry at the Billabong house at Pipeline to chat about pioneering the shortboard revolution, surfing G-Land for the first time, and the worst wipeout he ever had at Pipe - literally tearing himself a new one and puncturing his colon.

This interview will have you wishing for the old days, excited for the future and wanting to pack more into your everyday existence.

Aug 06 2018

48mins

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Episode 32 featuring Rob Machado

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Mark Occhilupo & Rob Machado are two of the greatest goofy footers to have ever taken to the ocean. One is all raw power & personality, the other fluid grace & humility.

Despite the differences in their approach, they’ve both captured the imaginations of generations of surfers around the globe.

In Episode 32 of the Occ-Cast, the two sit down to chat about what it’s like to have kids that surf, discuss the legendary 1995 Pipe Masters, and explore what it feels like to unexpectedly drop off tour. In the words of Rob: “I’d just had a baby and lost my job and my sponsor and was just like, what on earth am I going to do?”

What followed next was one of the best things to ever happen to him as a surfer.

Dive in and enjoy Occy vs. Rob.

Jun 13 2018

56mins

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Episode 31 featuring Italo Ferreira, Filipe Toledo, & the Brazilian Storm

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In Episode 31 of the Occ-Cast, the 1998 Bells champ is joined by 2018 Bells champ Italo Ferreira, as well as Filipe Toledo, Jadson Andre, Miguel Pupo, & Yago Dora - part of the new generation of young Brazilian surfers known as the Brazilian Storm.

Apr 06 2018

41mins

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Episode 30 featuring Christian Fletcher

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Occy gets a lesson in tamales & hitches a ride on Christian's motorcycle, and the two cover everything from Christian's unconventional approach to surfing, to paddling out at Snapper with sharks in the middle of the night, and much more.

Mar 01 2018

42mins

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iTunes Ratings

184 Ratings
Average Ratings
167
8
5
1
3

So epic!

By zoomanlion - Sep 13 2019
Read more
Occy! Totally inspired by how humble you are! You are a great listener oc! keep it up mate 🙌🙌

30-45 minutes of stoke per episode

By Handlin' Mo' Box Than UPS - Aug 28 2019
Read more
Man, I love this podcast because it’s just pure positivity