Rank #1: Episode 2 featuring Kelly Slater
Rank #2: Episode 15 featuring Shane Dorian
Rank #3: Episode 24 featuring Dane Reynolds
Rank #4: Episode 1 featuring Joel Parkinson
Rank #5: Episode 32 featuring Rob Machado
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.
Rank #6: Episode 38 featuring 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.
Rank #7: Episode 12 featuring Bruce Irons
Rank #8: Episode 9 featuring Mason Ho
Rank #9: Episode 11 featuring Tom Carroll
Rank #10: Episode 29 featuring Tom Curren
Rank #11: Episode 26 featuring Dave Rastovich
Rank #12: Episode 7 featuring Mick Fanning
Rank #13: Special Episode featuring 2016 World Champion John John Florence
Rank #14: Episode 33 featuring Gerry Lopez
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.