Vaughan Blakey is the co-host of the Ain't that Swell podcast. He is also the former editor of Waves and Surf World Magazines. Vaughan remains a surf media pioneer, constantly pushing the boundary of how surfing is presented and a fierce advocate of surfings cultural fringe.
We chat with Vaughan about his early days in surf media, taking over Waves at 19, the creative community that inspired him and the epic cover mount films Seven Day Seven Slaves and Doped Youth.
Jimmy & Cahill kick off our new Beer with a mate segment by adding former WQS surfer and Hells Bells winner Harry Mann to the conversation. We look back at the dribble that was Tahiti and look forward to the Surf Ranch Pro. We've got the format, judging criteria and we'll look at who will and won't make the final.
Plus the Andy movie, QS rants and stories and what mistakes we make when buying boards and fins.
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A huge episode of Lipped as Jimmy & Cahill are joined by guest co-host Paige Hareb to break down all the highlights, low lights and stories coming out of an epic J Bay event. Plus Jimmy tries to justify the Facebook deal....
We then look ahead to the Tahiti Pro and discuss the history of the event, the key story lines and which girls Paige thinks would huck over the ledge.
Our interview this episode is with Bede Durbidge. Since retiring from the tour and last speaking with us on Lipped Bede has taken on the role of Elite Program Manager at Surfing Australia. We talk about the changes and development he has seen at Surfing Australia plus his own development as a coach, the road to the Olympics, wave pool training sessions and the future of the sport.
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