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The Coastal Athlete Program

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Caleb Taylor talks Operation Argo, the current crisis in Ukrain, and about how OAF Nation serves as a forum for the GWOT generation

February 25th, 2022

1:25:19

Caleb Taylor is a writer, Emergency Management Specialist with FEMA, and the Brand and Content Manager for OAF Nation. Taylor tells some incredible stories about being on the tarmac when refugees from Afghanistan …

World Champion Joe Jackson!

February 21st, 2022

1:09:06

The boys talk  world championships, dogs getting stoned, Olympic inclusion, achieving goals, and then Schep rants about Warhammer 3. This is a fun catch up and hang, make sure to check out the video version of the show …

Adaptive Surf League Santa Cruz

November 29th, 2021

21:47

Check out this episode on Youtube https://youtu.be/z1APHVrH3tA

Follow Martin Pollock @1limbsurfer and Claudio Morales @claudioyeew 

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CAP is back! Schep & Joe catch up

October 29th, 2021

1:02:27

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Sanoe Kauai Lifeguard Association | CAP & KLA Ep.2

March 30th, 2021

46:50

Join Schep and Sanoe as they talk more about the experiences of a KLA lifeguard, in the second edition of the KLA series. These two talk about life on the island and what it takes to be a member of KLA. 

Intro: Sanoe …

Chris Pico, Kauai Lifeguard Association | CAP & KLA EP.1

March 12th, 2021

1:28:48

Join Schep as he sits down to talk with Chris Pico, a lifeguard for Kauai Lifeguard Association (KLA). They talk about equipment and training, as …

EP 75 - Brady Tucker; Champion of books, Air Force Veteran, Seeker of Nuance

January 19th, 2021

51:47

In this episode, Schep is joined by the creator of “Books Behind the Badge,” Brady Tucker to discuss how his book club got started. They talk about different types of literature they enjoy, ranging from Sci-Fi to …

EP - 74 David Rose ; Author, World Maker, and Recon Marine

January 12th, 2021

1:13:03

We are joined on this episode of the show by David Rose, author, world maker, and recon marine.


No one reads this... so just click the links and …

EP - 73 Leo Jenkins; Author, Medic, Surfer, Innovator, and the Kerouac of the GWOT

December 29th, 2020

1:06:44

Listen to the Dead Reckoning Collective's sit down with the godfathers of GWOT writing HERE.

No one is reading these other than Mr. Vo... So this is …

EP 72 - Julian Nunn; Nor Cal Freediver, Spear Fisherman, Forager, and Family Man

December 3rd, 2020

47:15

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EP - 71 Taryn Frazelle US Navy SAR Swimmer, Crossfit Games Regional Athlete, and EF Overwatch Executive Search Consultant

November 20th, 2020

1:40:24

We are joined by Taryn Frazelle for this episode of the show, aka #33!

In a male-dominated career field, Taryn kicked ass and took names. This is her story.

No one reads these... other than you Cory... I am gonna go …

EP - 70 Steph Lynn, Freediver, catamaran captain, citizen of the sea

November 11th, 2020

1:18:18

Schep interviews Steph Lynn, Freediver and catamaran captain, to talk about her path to life on a boat from the corprate world, swimming with orcas, gators, and sharks, how life changed when the pandemic hit, staying …

EP 69 - Simba Surf's Terry Sims & Danny Cortazzo

November 2nd, 2020

49:27

Terry Sims and Danny Cortazzo drop into the show to talk about the roots of simba surf helmets, the history of brain buckets in the line-up, our duty to protect and mentor future generations of water people, surf …

EP - 68 Nick Betts Master Shooter, Branding Expert, and US Army Veteran

October 27th, 2020

1:21:08

Schep sits down with Nick Betts, Master shooter, branding expert, and US Army Veteran, to talk about life as a creative, transitioning from military service, relationships, reinvention, skateboarding, and what makes URT …

EP - 67 The Marine Rapper aka Raymond Lott

October 20th, 2020

1:36:23

This is a really special episode of the show led Doc. TMR and the Shreddy Yeti have a special little something in common, and we hope you enjoy the moment as much as we did.

TMR tells about the origions of Star …

EP 66 - Alben Osaki Photographer, Climeber, and Navy Veteran

October 14th, 2020

1:04:06

Check out Alben's work here.



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EP - 65 Jake Sonnier, Contract Rescue Swimmer, Navy Veteran, and budding audiophile (Part 2)

October 6th, 2020

48:08

This episode of the podcast features the return of Jake Sonnier, a contract rescue swimmer, navy veteran, and budding audiophile. This is one of the first times one the show we have the chance to hear from a SAR swimmer …

EP - 65 Jake Sonnier, Contract Rescue Swimmer, Navy Veteran, and budding audiophile (Part 1)

October 5th, 2020

40:44

This episode of the podcast features the return of Jake Sonnier, a contract rescue swimmer, navy veteran, and budding audiophile. This is one of the first times one the show we have the chance to hear from a SAR swimmer …

EP 64 - Darien Durr US Navy Rescue Swimmer and Instructor

September 21st, 2020

1:06:43

Instructor Durr is a legend in the SAR community. He has molded the new generation of SAR swimmers and has been a pioneer for diversity in the …

EP 63 - Danny & Schep argue in a small space

September 8th, 2020

1:02:59

Clickbait is a hell of a drug.

Are you still listening to the show? Do you read the show notes?

If you do, today's your lucky day.

If you message us on Instagram (@coastalathleteprogram) and tell us your three favorite …

EP 62 - GarageCast, The Boys turn a garage into a sweat lodge

August 15th, 2020

19:41

For the first time since the world caught on fire, the boys get together in person to talk about family, travel, psychedelics, and what it means to be committed to a menstruation institution.


GO FUND JOE


BUY OASKI …

EP 61 Jim Seimas Sports Editor of the Santa Cruz Sentinel

August 7th, 2020

58:13

To listen to episode 61 of the Coastal Athlete Program featuring Sports Editor Jim Seimas of the Santa Cruz Sentinel please click HERE.

Read Jim's work HERE.

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CAP Cast 24JUL20

July 25th, 2020

54:50

Support Sara-Ray and Joe!

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CAP Cast 17JUL20

July 18th, 2020

49:54

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CAP Cast 10JUL20

July 11th, 2020

56:56

New England defeated the Montreal Impact 1-0 with a goal from Gustavo Bou in the 56'th minute.

Theory Henry took a knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds.

The San Jose Quakes take on the Seatle Sounders tonight on ESPN at 6 …

Pitch By Pitch Podcast 09JUL20

July 9th, 2020

25:16

The MLS is back and with it a new podcast hosted by a familiar voice. Let us know how you enjoy the new show, and look for it in your preferred …

CAP Cast 03JUL20

July 4th, 2020

26:17

Interviews with bodysurfers at the All Siders Bodysurfing club meetup!



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EP. 61 Rob Garnet One More Wave, Chief Of Operations

July 1st, 2020

57:41

On this episode of the show, the boys welcome One More Wave Chief Of Operations Rob Garnet to talk about surf therapy, the roots of One More Wave, …

CAP Cast 26Jun20

June 26th, 2020

35:19

On this episode of CAP Cast the boys talk about suffocating in sand, the perils of the open sea, beach closures, the MLB's imminent return and …

EP 60 - Judy Fridono & Surf Dog Ricochet

June 24th, 2020

50:52

In this episode of the podcast, Joe and Schep sit down with Judy Fridono, Executive Director of Puppy Prodigies and Surf Dog Ricochet's human, to talk about service dogs in the surf line, the workplace, and in the home. …

CAP Cast 19JUN20

June 20th, 2020

40:07

Schep and Danny go deep on the latest in lifeguarding, music and sports. Links to articles referenced is below.

Ep 59 Jon Gaffney, Waterman and Writer

June 18th, 2020

1:03:27

On this episode of the podcast the boy's host writer and waterman Jon Gaffney and his tales of surfing the frigid breaks of Maine. 

Jon talks about being on the bleeding edge of Van Life, his experience working as a …

58 SuperbiscutSC founder Jason Hackforth

June 14th, 2020

54:26

Superbiscut founder, hand plane shaper and traveling waterman Jason Hackforth joins the boys to talk about his trip to the BSR Surf Ranch in Texas …

CAP Cast 09JUN20

June 11th, 2020

26:11

The boys talk about the recent fatal shark attack in Australia, how the USLA has handled COVID-19 information and instruction, and about what it means to cancel the 2020 South Jeresy Lifesaving CompetitionJersey season.

CAP Cast 29 MAY 2020

May 30th, 2020

47:32

In today's CAP Cast the guys talk about flying white sharks, psychedelic treatments for PTSD and chronic depression, the dire state of MLB, separated …

CAP Cast 21 MAY 20

May 27th, 2020

55:07

From the creators of The Coastal Athlete Program Podcast comes to a new current events show delving into from around the world ranging from sports to …

56 – Always check your ‘MUTE’ status before providing feedback

May 14th, 2020

53:28

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055 – Jose Martinez, One More Wave rider and motivational speaker

May 6th, 2020

1:03:36



Jose joins the boys to talk about working for the cartels before serving in the United States Army and how he has adjusted to life as a triple …

052 – Alex Jones Bathed In Patchouli Oil

April 14th, 2020

44:54



Here is the link to the VICE interview with Edward Snowden.








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051 – To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Danny White

April 7th, 2020

30:38



On this episode of the podcast, the boys talk about what they got up too over the most recent publishing break.







Let’s just say Danny got a peek behind the curtain at local performing art eating establishment in San …

050 – How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love COVID-19

March 29th, 2020

29:54




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049 – The New York Yankees honor a living legend

August 26th, 2019

32:40

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045 – Bodyboarder Slater Thompson

July 31st, 2019

32:02

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048 – Slater’s guild to Orange County

July 30th, 2019

30:38



We are joined on this episode of the podcast by our buddy, the gnarly Slater Thompson. If you missed Slater introducing himself on episode 45, you can check it out here







In this episode Slater takes through his favorite …

042 – Remembering Tommy Dilley; Father, educator, lifesaver

July 29th, 2019

48:39

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047 – S&C coach Rick Meldrum, MS, to talk about training tactical​ vs sport athletes

July 26th, 2019

56:36



We are joined this episode of the podcast by S&C coach Rick Meldrum, who cut his teeth as a Crossfit coach before becoming an accredited subject matter expert.  Rick talks about his experience working at West Point, …

046 – The perils of podcasting

June 13th, 2019

24:43

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044 – Schep tries to get Danny to bodysurf and other announcements

May 26th, 2019

30:17

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043 – (fixed) Cal Fire Capitans Drew Rhoads and Eric Chisholm talk Lost Coast rescue

May 19th, 2019

1:01:42



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041 – Fin Talk 2.0 with Schep and Joe

April 26th, 2019

41:47



Schep, Joe, Danny, Posey and Tuck sit down to talk story about fins, life around the water and get an update on what Joe has been up to.








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040 – CAP Mentor Program ft. Will Landsbury

April 21st, 2019

1:06:46



Schep and Danny are joined this episode of the podcast by Will Landsbury, a CAP Mentor Program alumni and wide receiver for Northwestern University.







039 – This Ocean Life Podcast’s Josh Pederson

April 17th, 2019

1:32:29



Below is an excerpt from the show. The full transcript of the podcast is available upon request. 







“Welcome back to the Coastal Athlete Program. I’m …

038 – Cruise ships in Monterey Bay with Brent Allen

April 4th, 2019

1:12:25

Monterey Bay needs aid!

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There are currently 12 more scheduled cruise ships in Monterey Bay this year alone… Don’t change your …

037 – CAP IS BACK! CAP Podcast “Return of the Pose” starts now

March 25th, 2019

37:23

Schep, Posey and Danny welcome you back to the CAP Podcast and offer up explanations for where we have been and what we’ve been doing since our last …

035 – CAP catch up with Schep & Joe

November 12th, 2018

35:52

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034 – CAMP FIRE EMERGENCY CALL FOR AID!

November 9th, 2018

6:20

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033 – Soonja Tyrrell, SAR Swimmer Rickson, Gracie Cup Gold Medalist

November 6th, 2018

1:14:12

 

 

@soonjita

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031 – Ellen Healy Talks Afloat Fitness

October 22nd, 2018

1:16:49

Ellen Healy (CSCS, PN1, TSAC-F, CF-L1) joins us to chat about her background in the fitness industry, and the time she spent as FITBOSS onboard the USS Carl Vinson. Ellen talks about working as a civilian contractor …

030 – Salty Water Rescue Crew Report From Panama City

October 15th, 2018

52:42

In this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Zac James of Salty Water Rescue Crew. Zac is an EMT with a specialization in water rescue and remote emergency medicine and responded to Hurricane Micheal in the Panama …

029 – California Bodysurfing Championships

October 10th, 2018

28:51

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027 – Egan Maritime Institute Shipwrecks & Lifesaving Museum

September 26th, 2018

28:00

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025 – Ryan Masters Talks Bodysurfing Mavericks, The 2018 California Bodysurfing Championships, And A Life Spent In The Water Making Art

September 3rd, 2018

52:59

We are joined in studio this episode of the podcast by Ryan Masters ( @ryanmasters831 ); poet, writer, and big wave bodysurfer. Ryan’s bodysurfing career has taken him around the world sharing breaks with THE biggest …

024 – California On Fire Update With Captain Drew Rhoads

August 27th, 2018

28:17

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022 – The Future Of The CAP Podcast And Wetsuits

August 17th, 2018

10:47

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020 – Spotting While Swimming Offshore

August 6th, 2018

39:37

 

Schep

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018 – OMNA Inc’s Founder Carson Henderson To Talk About Maritime Bleeding Control Solutions, Constraints, and Considerations.

July 25th, 2018

32:37

Schep and Carson

OMNA INC

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015 – ERS4 Ally and Repellor DMC Fin Reviews

June 25th, 2018

25:46

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014 – Major Mike Harris, USMC Harrier Pilot & Founder Of MURCA

June 18th, 2018

54:14

Major Mike Harris, USMC, sat down with Schep recently to discuss ultra athletics, training methodology, heart rate zones, and balance.



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013 – Autum Lancaster of Cal Fire + Schep & Joe talk fins

June 11th, 2018

31:04

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012 – Juan Macias of Cal Fire & Kpaloa Swim Fin Review

June 4th, 2018

41:25

Joe Jackson sat down with Juan Macias of Cal Fire after the Nor Cal Water Rescue Rodeo to talk about Juan’s path to service. Juan details his journey as a Fire Firefighter One (1) Seasonal from Mexico to the United …

011 – NorCal Water Rescue Rodeo Debrief with Captain Drew Rhoades of Cal Fire

May 21st, 2018

35:02

Aloha Pod Members,

Schep and Joe just got back from the rodeo! They spent all there time getting the episode ready, make sure to check back here for …

010 – What/How We Ride

May 14th, 2018

29:11

Schep and Joe sit down to discuss what they ride and how they ride it! This is a straight-up waterman hang.

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009 – Jake Sonnier US Navy Rescue Swimmer

May 7th, 2018

1:15:16

Jake Sonnier US Navy Rescue Swimmer

We are joined this episode of The Coastal Athlete Program Podcast by Jake Sonnier US Navy Aviation Rescue Swimmer, crew chief, fisherman, and all around bad ass to talk about his …

008 – (Update For May) The Coastal Athlete Program

April 30th, 2018

14:37

The Coastal Athlete Program Podcast is stepping up to weekly episodes through the summer months in the Northern Hemisphere to provide as much quality content for water rescue professionals as possible during the tourist …

007 – Swim Fin History

April 23rd, 2018

52:01

Swim Fin History 

Doc’ Joe Jackson and Schep are back, this time to discuss an in-depth analysis of swim fin history their design progression through …

006 – The Great Swim Fin Debate Part. 1

April 9th, 2018

44:49

The Swim Fin is a vital part of any waterman’s gear, especially water rescue professional’s, and can be used for a variety of purposes. Surfers, lifeguards, dive and salvage teams, as well as snorkeling guilds, require …

005 – The “First Four” debrief about the origins of the Coastal Athlete Program

March 26th, 2018

33:32

One year ago the first CAP Class assembled at Del Monte Beach to brave the overhead plus heavy slab waves and driving north wind. We began this Program in order to prepare a group of recent Naval Academy graduates for …

004 – Cal Fire Captain Drew Rhoads (Rescue Swimmer/Crew Chief)

March 12th, 2018

53:18

We are joined this episode by Fire Captian Andrew Rhoads of the Cal Fire Mendicino detachment. Drew serves as a rescue swimmer, crew chief, …

003 – Senior Director Of MMA Training for UFC Gym’s “Razor” Rob McCullough

February 26th, 2018

53:19



This episode of the Podcast features an interview with former W.E.C Lightweight Champion and I.M.T.C. Welterweight Muay Thai Kickboxing Champion …

002 – California State University Monterey Bay Assitant Professor of Kinesiology Dr. Maria Bellumori

February 9th, 2018

1:01:37

We are joined today by California State University Monterey Bay Assitant Professor of Kinesiology Dr. Maria Bellumori.  We discuss her journey to …

Intro to The Coastal Athlete Program

January 1st, 2018

17:55

The Coastal Athlete Program is a podcast about the skills, jobs, and lifestyles of water rescue professionals. Swimming, surfing, paddle sports, and …

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