Welcome to the 10th installment of the Overdue Drop – The Giant Wave podcast. The collection was once created to exhibit conversations with one of the perfect big-wave surfers on the planet — hosted by means of probably the most perfect big-wave surfers on the planet. New episodes will drop on Surfline every week — upcoming visitors come with Brian Keaulana, Ross Clark-Jones and others. Keep tuned right here for extra.
Again within the past due ‘80s, there was once a vintage TV business working so much concerning the anti-balding Hair Membership for Males product. The massive disclose on the finish? The landlord is going: “I’m no longer simply the president of Hair Membership for Males…I’m a shopper!” And in an peculiar manner, this reminds us of Santa Cruz, California’s greatest: Peter Mel. For some years, Peter Mel was once no longer handiest the Commissioner of the WSL Giant Wave International Excursion…he was once additionally a former BWWT international champion, Maverick’s match champion, “The Kill” Era super-star…the listing is going on. However obviously, at his core, Peter Mel is a big-wave enthusiast and fashionable icon. In considered one of Jamie Mitchell’s all-time favourite episodes of the Overdue Drop, he and the Condor (as a result of his wingspan) chat for a forged 95 mins. Revel in!
0:00: Rising up in Santa Cruz, California, Operating within the Freeline Store, Shaper father, Elevating your youngsters in gnarly surf
11:44: Entering aggressive browsing as a young person, First commute to Hawaii, Surfing Sundown Seashore and getting the massive wave trojan horse, Respecting the SC elders, Turning into a professional surfer, The Kill technology
23:44: Studying from Sundown Seashore, Beginning to surf Maverick’s, Peter and Flea pushing every different at Mav’s, Partying
38:15: Quik’s Males Who Journey Mountains match at Mav’s, Flea’s reign at Maverick’s occasions, Towing large Mav’s
49:22: Competing on QS, Turning into a authentic “large wave surfer,” Eddie contests, Step Into Liquid movie
100:36: First time at Cortes Financial institution, Get started of the Giant Wave International Excursion, Gary Linden’s first occasions, Successful BWWT international identify in 2012
1:08:55: Successful Maverick’s in 2013, Getting forums and are compatible for the season, Professionals/Cons of the inflation vests, Billy Kemper’s determination
1:19:25: Turning into BWWT commissioner in 2014, Writing the WSL Rule E-book, Present state/long term of huge wave browsing, Resurgence of tow browsing
1:31:22: Pete’s 5-to-End Questions
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