36 - Judgebots

November 17, 2016

What could make judging more objective and could robots do it; the men and women of Jaws; the history and future of artificial reefs; plus the news, what to watch and lots of silly banter.


35, part 2 - Plenty More Fish In The Sea

November 8, 2016

The Ross Sea, Ocean stats that will blow your mind, Typhoon lagoon, Deus’s Slidetober, Bonzers, twin fin rails,  surf tax and corruption in Indo, best surfing podcasts, new A.I. documentary, computer modeling surfing, plus confirmation bias and how to know if you’re wrong. Photo by Prof. Sam Purkis


35, part 1 - So Good They Named Him Twice

November 6, 2016

John John’s world title; How to do the North Shore; Jessie in Ireland; Asher in Indo; Harry at QED; Will in Japan; Eddie Aikau cancelled; Women in Titan’s of Mavericks; Transgender athletes; The WSL and ISA collaborate for Olympics; Tyler’s title; Is judging subjective or just complex?; Kelly’s new year; what’s the triple crown and what to watch. Portrait of John John by Morgan Maassen. 


34 - Surfanomics

August 15, 2016

Surf coach turned economist Sam Wakerley joins the show to talk about at a new study looking at the economic impact of surfing plus: crocs attacks; the olympics; surfing and university; the US open; padang padang; midget farrelly; plus what to watch.


33 - South To Sian Film Review

August 2, 2016

South To Sian movie review; surfing with kids on board; new surf tracking app; Owen Wright injury update; Tyler Wright’s Ladies of The Sea; upcoming Padang Padang event; NLand wave garden Vs the city; chemistry jokes; JBay round up; plus what to watch. 


32 - Algorithms To Surf By

July 1, 2016

Costa Rica gets epic; Surfline use Trace users as wave bouys; Cape Fear; Puerto Escondido; using algorithms to get the best waves; Harry interviews Christian Dietrich about technological innovations preventing surfer's ear; listener emails - longboard fins and should you switch boards or stick with one.


31 - Land Of The Long Long Lefts

June 5, 2016

The guys are back from Peru and coach, Will Forster joins Harry, Ru and Jessie to catch up on what's been going on in the surf world while they've been away: Chicama; Rio;  Keremas; the WSL buys Kellly's wave pool; surfing joins the Olympics; logs Vs performance longboards; gathering data on your own surfing; the last flight to Agadir. (Photo: Will at Chicama in Peru last week. )


30 - Bustin’ Down The Bangladeshi Door

May 3, 2016

We start with the nerdiest intro ever asking where the best place to surf in Westeros might be; Imaginary surf company; Phi correction; surf video narratives; new girls surf club in Bangladesh; Taj retires; the ISA; surfing in the Olympics; Shane and Keala win XXL awards; Margaret River; the Firewire Addvance; plus what to watch. 


29 - Phi Is The Magic Number

April 10, 2016

As well as frothing over Wilko's second big win of the year at Bells, we take a look at Phi and the golden ratio, and speculate about what the significance of Daniel Thomson's use of this interesting ratio might be in Firewire's new Tomo surfboards. 


28 - Let The Games Begin

March 25, 2016

Harry, Asher and Jessie talk about Snapper, Bells and contest judging as well as a look at some famous female surfers plus all the regular news and banter.


27 - WSL Interview & Eddie Aikau

March 9, 2016

Dave Prodan of the World Surf League joins Harry, Asher & Ru to talk about the upcoming season, and Asher looks back at the life of Eddie Aikau. 


26 - Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku

February 26, 2016

We chat with David Davis about his book “Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku” plus the usual surf news and chat with Ru, Harry and Asher.