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Occ-Cast

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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Episode 38 featuring Jack Johnson

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.

1hr 27mins

28 May 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 15 featuring Shane Dorian

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.

37mins

7 Mar 2017

Rank #2

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Episode 24 featuring Dane Reynolds

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.

43mins

6 Sep 2017

Rank #3

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Episode 9 featuring Mason Ho

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.

33mins

15 Dec 2016

Rank #4

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Episode 40 featuring Mark Healey

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.

50mins

14 Aug 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 11 featuring Tom Carroll

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.

41mins

12 Jan 2017

Rank #6

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Episode 7 featuring Mick Fanning

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.

26mins

17 Nov 2016

Rank #7

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Episode 32 featuring Rob Machado

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.

56mins

13 Jun 2018

Rank #8

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Special Episode featuring 2016 World Champion John John Florence

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.

8mins

25 Oct 2016

Rank #9

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Episode 19 featuring The Mad Hueys

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.

35mins

4 May 2017

Rank #10

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Episode 29 featuring Tom Curren

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.

36mins

12 Feb 2018

Rank #11

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Episode 14 featuring Laura Enever

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.

16mins

23 Feb 2017

Rank #12

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Episode 6 featuring Rabbit Bartholomew

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.

31mins

3 Nov 2016

Rank #13

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Episode 3 featuring Jack Freestone

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.

18mins

8 Sep 2016

Rank #14

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Episode 30 featuring Christian Fletcher

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.

42mins

1 Mar 2018

Rank #15

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Episode 26 featuring Dave Rastovich

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.

45mins

6 Nov 2017

Rank #16

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Episode 33 featuring Gerry Lopez

“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.

48mins

6 Aug 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 20 featuring Mikey Wright

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.

21mins

18 May 2017

Rank #18

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Episode 36 featuring Joel Parkinson

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.

42mins

12 Dec 2018

Rank #19

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Episode 28 featuring Brad Gerlach

In the newest episode of the Occ-Cast, Occy is joined by one of the most interesting characters to ever come out of professional surfing, Brad Gerlach. The two discuss Brad's move to Australia, becoming the number 1 ranked surfer on tour, developing his love for big wave surfing, his first time surfing Cortez Bank and more.

44mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #20