Episode 012: ☵ (Water) Patrick Millin - Mountains of the Mind

In this episode, I sit down with a longtime friend, pro surfer, Hollywood actor and stuntman, Patrick Millin. Pat and I take a trip down memory lane, detailing the ebbs & flows and peaks & valleys of his personal life story. We get into the thick of it and have an in depth discussion about things that are rarely discussed and widely considered taboo to share openly about. Along the way we delve into topics such as self-discipline, self-reliance, addiction, depression, habits, creativity, risk taking, perseverance and resilience. The conversation was great and his story is one I feel many people if not all of us can relate to on some level. Tune in and enjoy the ride!

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Episode 011: ☵ (Water) Easkey Britton - Gifts from the Sea

In this episode, we discuss Easkey’s personal history, various ongoing environmentally focused projects, exploring far out desolate lands, becoming a surfing pioneer of her own, all the gifts from the sea she has received and how those blessings have taught her more about life and how to support humanity, than any other source of insight in her life. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversation and I know you will too, so drop in, tune up and enjoy the ride!

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BONUS Episode 001: ☰ ☵ ☷ - Season Update

This is the first Bonus episode of the show series. For these episodes I will use the time to handle any “housekeeping”, share content that may not fit the normal format of the full length episodes and or share anything that I feel you might find particularly valuable. In this first bonus episode, I catch up with the audience and give a season update on what’s been going on and what exciting new things they can expect in the near future. Tune in and see what we got cooking. Until next time, be well, keep in touch and enjoy the ride!

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Episode 010: ☷ (EARTH) Nick Sadrpour - Evading Silo Syndrome through Citizen Science.

In this episode, I speak with Federal agent Nick Sadrpour of the USC Sea Grant Program about environmental conservation work, citizen science and the integral relationship between public, private and governmental sectors that is necessary to making lasting environmental policies. Nick is tasked with the providing and local coastal communities with science to empower them to better manage their natural resources.

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Episode 009: ☵ (WATER) Jared Muscat - Epileptic Opportunity

In this episode of Offshore Insights, I sit down with Patagonia employee, big wave surfer, environmental activist, and Epilepsy warrior, Jared Muscat. We took a seat in his garage to discuss his journey living with Focal Cortical Dysplasia(Epilepsy), his recovery from brain surgery and all things salty and stoked!

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Episode 007: ☵ (WATER) Jay Nelson - Stoke The Dream

As classic California surf rat, Jay Nelson, grew from the creative seeds of his family and peers, exploring various artistic mediums and eventually becoming a world-renowned creator and curator of stoke and design. In this episode I meet with Jay at his workshop in San Francisco, where we chat about discovering and creating your own path, bridging the gap between childhood dreams and a sustainable reality, finding identity through our passions and much more. Drop in, tune up and enjoy the ride!

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Episode 006: ☵ (WATER) Sebastian Slovin - Ashes in the Ocean

Sebastian Slovin takes us on a voyage, chronicling his experience of living in the shadow of his father’s suicide and his journey back into the light. Writing the book, Ashes in the Ocean, gave Sebastian time to reflect, in depth, on his father’s life and death, as well as the impact it had on his family and him. Through this experience, we learn how deep connections with nature and the ocean can provide the necessary support and solace we seek in times of traumas and tumultuous change, even when our resources on land seem to fall short. Ultimately, this a story about facing one’s fears and choosing a different path.

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Episode 005: ☰ ( SKY ) Dan Mann - The Hero's Journey

Dan Mann is an elite competitive endurance athlete, a world-renowned surfboard shaper, deep thinker, father, husband and a genuine renaissance man. In this episode, Dan and I find a sunny spot in a park near his shaping bay, where we enjoy a trumpet student's flat lines and discuss the culture surrounding self-improvement techniques and how tackling adversities & challenges can be a more pragmatic and self-empowering path to improving our quality of life and expanding our consciousness, in the age of comforts and conveniences.

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Episode 004: ☷ (EARTH) Timbo Stillinger - Hydraulic Systems for Sustainable Happiness

In this episode, I sit down with Timbo on a viewpoint bench overlooking our local surf break, to discuss his past and current work projects. We learn how to improve our awareness, activism and impact on natural systems in our local environments and how he landed a job that paid him to surf, at least once a day.

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Episode 003: ☰ (SKY) Sonya Mohamed & Sebastian Slovin - Content Contentment

In this episode, I sit down with Sonya Mohamed and Sebastian Slovin, to talk about their company, Nature Unplugged and discuss various ways to establish healthier relationships to technology and deeper connections to nature.

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Episode 002: ☵ (WATER) Cliff Kapono - Malama Pono

In this episode, I catch up with pro surfer, environmental activist, biochemist and Hawaiian Island Waterman, Cliff Kapono, to discuss surfing culture and how pursuing a path academia can lead to a valuable and fulfilling future.

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