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The Lineup with Dave Prodan - A Surfing Podcast

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World Surf League’s Dave Prodan breaks things down with influential figures from all across the surf landscape. Hear their behind-the-scenes stories and unfiltered opinions to get a deeper sense of who they are and how they’ve influenced the sport and culture of surfing.

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EP 89: Alejandro Moreda - The Ultimate Surfer experience, Puerto Rico’s strong surf scene, Defining North Shore moments, QS adventures, Andy Irons, surfing for Billabong, the 2010 Rip Curl Search event, and Growing up on the “Hawaii of the East Coast”

October 19th, 2021


The Ultimate Surfer competitor and Puerto Rican pro surfer Alejandro Moreda about his surfing origins, growing up on the “Hawaii of the East Coast,” charging big waves, and adjusting to small wave contests once he …

Re-Air: EP 28: Britt Merrick - Channel Islands origins, The weirdest board he’s ever shaped, Coping with tragedy, Carrying the torch, Working with pros, The future of surfboard shaping, Pro model boards, and Shark talk

October 12th, 2021


Channel Island Lead Shaper Britt Merrick talks about carrying on the Channel Islands legacy, working with pro athletes, the most bizarre boards he ever shaped, surviving the pandemic, dealing with tragedy, sharks, and …

EP 88: The Break Room - The Rip Curl WSL Finals recap (with pizza), Standouts from Lower Trestles, US Open highlights, The next generation of superstar women, The Challenger Series. Kelly Slater chairs, Listener mailbag, and A very fond farewell

October 5th, 2021


In the all-new “Break Room” episode of the podcast, host Dave Prodan speaks with a panel of fellow WSL employees that work across the league. Get insights from inside headquarters on the title-deciding Rip Curl WSL …

EP 87: Courtney Conlogue - The US Open, Her comeback 2021 season, Waves of consequence on tour, Recovering from serious concussions, Strike mission to Tahiti, The effects of social media, and Her thoughts on the Rip Curl WSL Finals

September 28th, 2021


Championship Tour star and Huntington Beach local Courtney Conlogue joins the podcast to talk about the US Open and her comeback 2021 season. The two-time US Open winner discusses the iconic event held in her hometown, …

BONUS: Gillette Venus presents the Board of Trust Seas: A discussion on women's pivotal role in ocean conservancy featuring Carissa Moore

September 24th, 2021


2021 WSL World Champion, Olympic gold medalist, and ocean advocate Carissa Moore joins a panel of six women breaking barriers in ocean conservation. …

EP 86: Live with Tom Curren and Mason Ho - Their first search trips, Juggling free surfing and competitive surfing, Thoughts on the new CT, Most anticipated Challenger Series and Championship Tour stops, and picks for the Rip Curl WSL Finals.

September 14th, 2021


Tom Curren and Mason Ho join Dave Prodan live from Trestles to talk about the Rip Curl WSL Finals, what their first memories of Search trips are, Mason’s love of competitive surfing and free surfing, and Tom’s thoughts …

EP 84: Live with Tyler Wright - Tahiti cancellation, 20 years with Rip Curl, Thoughts on Trestles, Championship picks, and who she gets inspiration from.

September 11th, 2021


Tyler Wright joins Dave Prodan live from Trestles and talks about the Rip Curl WSL Finals, how she took the news of the cancellation of the Tahiti event, who she thinks will win the title (and who she wants to win the …

EP 83: Live pod with Mick Fanning - Thoughts on Trestles, Finals picks, Life off tour, Would he take another wildcard, Australia's up and comers, and his highest pressure moments

September 10th, 2021


3x World Champ and fastest-surfer-alive Mick Fanning joins Dave Prodan in the first ever live episode of The Lineup. From the Rip Curl surf center in San Clemente, Mick kicks off the window of the Rip Curl WSL Finals …

EP 81: The Break Room - Rip Curl WSL Finals picks, One wild end to the CT season, Scenarios Galore, Big names missed requalification, The Challenger Series, Traveling for work, The Ultimate Surfer, Listener questions, and More insights from inside WSL HQ

August 31st, 2021


In the all-new “Break Room” episode of the podcast, host Dave Prodan speaks with a panel of fellow WSL employees that work across the league. Get insights from inside headquarters on the wild ending to the season in …

BONUS EPISODE: WSL CEO Erik Logan - The 2022 Championship Tour Schedule, The new Challenger Series, Introducing the Midseason Cut, The fight for the WSL Final 5, and Big upcoming surf content

August 6th, 2021


World Surf League CEO Erik Logan joins the podcast for a special episode to break down this week’s huge 2022 Tour Announcement. ELo and Dave dive …

Re-Air: EP 23 Johanne Defay - Sharks in Her Hometown, Quarantine, Transitioning from the QS to CT, and Her 2014 Semifinal Against Tyler Wright

July 27th, 2021


Reunion Island’s CT star Johanne Defay talks about the shark problem in her hometown, quarantine life, the big transition from QS to CT, and her Semifinal heat against Tyler Wright at the 2014 Roxy Pro France.

Re-Air: EP 16 Ryan Callinan - Newcastle Legends, Grief and Loss on Tour, Competing with The Best in the World, and Psychology in Surfing

July 20th, 2021


Merewether Beach’s own CT star Ryan Callinan talks about being shaped by the legends of the Newcastle surf community, dealing with grief and loss while on tour, and discovering the confidence to compete with the world’s …

Re-Air: EP 29 Rosy Hodge - From Competitor to Commentator, Growing up in South Africa, Surfing's Role in Political Movements, The WSL Finals, and More.

July 13th, 2021


WSL Commentator and former Championship Tour surfer Rosy Hodge talks about how surfing plays into political movements, apartheid and growing up in …

EP 76: The Break Room - Surprise superstars, The women’s World Title race, Icons fighting for requalification, Rip Curl WSL Finals strategy, Tour trivia, and A behind-the-scenes look at the WSL

July 6th, 2021


In the new “Break Room” episode of the podcast, host Dave Prodan speaks with a panel of fellow WSL employees that work across the league. Get insights from inside headquarters on all the big names that are fighting for …

EP 74: Kanoa Igarashi Returns - WSL Final 5 chances, World Title vs Gold Medal, Being the face of the upcoming Olympics, Surfing against Gabriel Medina, and The hardest maneuver to land in surfing

June 22nd, 2021


As the podcast’s first returning guest, Championship Tour star Kanoa Igarashi talks about his first half of the 2021 season and the road to the Rip Curl WSL Finals. He reviews his very strong chances to make the WSL …

EP 72: The Break Room - Morgan Cibilic’s unexpected rise, The new Gabriel Medina, A title-altering Tie, What’s up with Tyler Wright, An Unpopular Opinion about John John Florence, and Listener questions about working for WSL

June 8th, 2021


In the first-ever “Break Room” episode of the podcast, host Dave Prodan speaks with a panel of fellow WSL employees that work across the league. Get insights from inside the building on the crazy Australian Leg, Morgan …

EP 71: Australian Crawl - Rock n roll stories, The genesis of the band, Sponsoring the Bells Beach contest, The lifelong connection to surfing, and the fortieth anniversary of their hit album “Sirocco”

June 1st, 2021


From the influential rock band Australian Crawl, Bill McDonough and Paul Williams join the podcast to talk about the origins of the band, their roots …

EP 70 Meg Bernardo - Creating the foundation for Pro Surfing, The first days of the ASP, Finding her place in the lineup, The league’s evolution, The WSL Finals format, and The best character in surfing

May 25th, 2021


WSL North American Regional Manager Meg Bernardo talks about the genesis of the World Surf League. As one of the company’s very first hires, she shares behind-the-scenes stories of the early days of the WSL, from …

EP 69: Ian Cairns - Starting the ASP, The makeshift early days of the tour, The growth of surfing worldwide, Pushing limits in Hawaii, Western Australia, and His place in surfing history

May 18th, 2021


WSL Founder Ian Cairns talks about starting the ASP and building what would become the Championship Tour. He looks back at the early days of the …

EP 67: Jack Robinson - Facing your idols, How Western Australia shaped him, Wild times on the QS with dad, Dealing with high expectations at a young age, Being inspired by Taj Burrow, and His best shark story

May 4th, 2021


Championship Tour rookie sensation, Margaret River local, and Boost Mobile athlete Jack Robinson talks about his evolution from bowl-cut grom to tour …

EP 66: Sally Fitzgibbons - Her constant title chase, Surfing at The Box, Her evolution as a surfer, The importance of running in her life, Non-endemic partners, Having experience with rugged waves

April 27th, 2021


Australian Championship Tour star and Boost Mobile athlete Sally Fitzgibbons discusses her long and successful career on tour, coming so close to …

EP 65: Laura Enever - Big Wave vs. CT surfing, Her film “Undone”, Growing up at Narrabeen, Surfing on the Nike team, Local standouts, Making another run at the CT, The Red Bull Cape Fear contest

April 20th, 2021


Big wave surfer and former Championship Tour competitor Laura Enever talks about her transition to big wave surfing, the differences between charging big swells and small wave performance surfing, the specific training, …

EP 64: Damien Hardman - The “Girls Can’t Surf” documentary, Narrabeen and the upcoming Rip Curl Narrabeen Classic, The next level of progression on tour, How the “Ice Man” won his titles, The Championship Tour in the 1990s, Being a ruthless competitor

April 13th, 2021


Two-time World Champion Damien Hardman talks about the “Girls Can’t Surf” documentary, responds to his comments in the film, and discusses the Championship Tour in the 1980s and 90s. The Narrabeen local describes what …

EP 63: Ross Williams - Surfing in 2021 vs the 1990s, Coaching John John Florence, Shooting the Momentum films, Growing up on the North Shore, and Kelly Slater’s retirement

April 6th, 2021


Momentum Generation icon, former Championship Tour competitor, and commentator-turned-coach Ross Williams talks about the differences between surfing in 2021 compared to when he was on tour in the 1990s, from the boards …

EP 62: Mark Richards - Newcastle Cup Contenders, Twin fin inspirations, The growth of the Championship Tour, Hawaii and Eddie Aikau, and Newcastle’s surf culture

March 30th, 2021


Four-time World Champion and Newcastle native Mark Richards talks about his hometown’s strong surfing culture, how it produces so much high-level …

EP 61: Jordy Smith - The obsessive pursuit of a World Title, Surviving the pro surfing hype machine, Video parts vs tour events, An eventful quarantine, South Africa, His surfing inspirations, and Shaping surfboards

March 23rd, 2021


South African Championship Tour star Jordy Smith talks about the pro surfing hype machine, surviving the spotlight put on him at a young age, never crumbling under the weight of expectations, and how the media drives …

EP 60: Nick Carroll - Surf Journalism, Australia vs California, Rebellion in Surfing, The pandemic surfing boom, The death of surf culture, and Kelly Slater’s future

March 16th, 2021


Author and surf scribe Nick Carroll joins the podcast for a deep discussion about a wide and unexpected array of surfing topics. He breaks down the …

Introducing: Caught Inside w Joe Turpel (Ep 1 - Jack Robinson)

March 9th, 2021


The next episode drops on Thursday on its own podcast page. Make sure to follow and subscribe!

For 14 days, …

EP 59: Pam Burridge - 1980s trailblazers in women’s surfing, The upcoming film “Girls Can’t Surf,” Fighting for equality in pro surfing, Narrabeen, Turning pro at 15, and adding Pipeline and Teahupo’o to the women’s tour

March 2nd, 2021


1990 World Champion and women’s surfing pioneer Pam Burridge talks about the upcoming “Girls Can’t Surf” film about the trailblazing group of female professional surfers in the 1980s. She describes the early days of the …

EP 58: Billy Kemper - His docuseries “Billy,” His injury in Morocco, Feeling alive at Jaws, The importance of family, Fighting spirit, and The Top 5 most helpful actions on the road to recovery

February 23rd, 2021


Hawaiian big wave surfer Billy Kemper joins the pod to talk about the release of “Billy,” the new six-part documentary series that follows his road …

Introducing: Getting Heated w/ Mick Fanning and Ross Williams

February 19th, 2021


Today, we're sharing an episode from a new WSL show called "Getting Heated," hosted by three time World Champ Mick Fanning and New School icon Ross …

EP 57: Hunter Jones - The Los Angeles surf scene, Being a stunt double in Hollywood, Diversity in the lineup, and his Top 5 side hustles while trying to make it as a surfer

February 16th, 2021


Los Angeles pro surfer and video editor Hunter Jones talks about his memorable 2020, from signing with Body Glove, being a stunt double in Hollywood, …

EP 56: Easkey Britton - The 30x30 petition and We Are One Ocean campaign, Blue Health, The Irish surf scene, and the Top 5 ways the ocean can benefit your health

February 9th, 2021


Irish marine social scientist and big wave surfer Dr. Easkey Britton talks about the We Are One Ocean campaign and the 30x30 petition that calls on world leaders to protect 30% of our shared one ocean by the year 2030. …

EP 55: Randy Rarick - The early days of the Championship Tour, The all-time greats at Sunset Beach, Crowning the first World Champion, The shift to Pipeline, His Top 5 moments of North Shore lore

February 2nd, 2021


WSL founder and Sunset Beach local Randy Rarick talks about the early days of the Championship Tour, getting started in 1976, the very first contest on the North Shore, crowning Peter Townend as the first World …

EP 54: Maui Pro & Pipe Masters Recap Plus Listener Mailbag - Women surfing Pipeline, Big winners from the first events, Top Contenders at Sunset.

December 22nd, 2020


In the final episode of the year, Dave recaps the Maui Pro, the Pipe Masters and the eventful start to the 2021 Championship Tour season. He talks …

EP 53: Nathan Florence - Progression in big wave surfing, His scariest moment in the ocean, Growing up at surfing’s ultimate proving ground, The Florence family

December 15th, 2020


Big wave surfer, Pipeline specialist, and cbdMD athlete Nathan Florence talks about the progression of big wave surfing, pushing the sport forward, the strong Big Wave community, and his scariest moment in the ocean. He …

EP 52: Jack Freestone - Starting the season at Pipeline, Surfing against Kelly, Cracking the CT code, and Talking trash during heats

December 8th, 2020


Championship Tour surfer and Hydro Flask athlete Jack Freestone joins the podcast just before the start of the season to talk about being an Australian transplant in Hawaii, the pecking order out in the lineup there, …

EP 51: Tyler Wright - The Maui Pro, Her long road to recovery, Using her platform for change, Mind games in the lineup, and the best Wright family surfer

December 1st, 2020


Two-time World Champion Tyler Wright relives her inspiring comeback at the 2019 Maui Pro and looks forward to the start of the 2021 season back in Maui. She talks about her long road to recovery and discusses using her …

EP 50: Jamie O’Brien - The best Pipeline surfers EVER, How to build a successful Youtube career, The Pipe Masters, and Staying ahead of the game

November 17th, 2020


Pipeline standout, vlogger extraordinaire, and cbdMD athlete Jamie O’Brien talks about the best Pipeline surfers ever, the hierarchy in the lineup at Pipe, coaching Adriano de Souza when he won the Pipe Masters, and the …

Ep 49: Pat O’Connell - Lower Trestles is back, The tour starts in Hawaii, World Title Contenders and sleepers, and Big news about the 2021 season

November 10th, 2020


World Surf League SVP of Tours & Competition and good friend of the pod Pat O’Connell returns to go in depth on WSL’s big announcement about the 2021 Championship Tour. He talks about starting the season at Maui and …

Ep 48: Makua Rothman - His famous surfing family, Growing up on the North Shore, Big Wave riding, and Pursuing passions outside the water

November 3rd, 2020


WSL Big Wave World Champion, musician, and cbdMD athlete Makua Rothman shares stories about his brother, father, and famous surfing family, how surfing has changed him, and his struggles growing up on the North Shore. …

Ep 47: Wayne "Rabbit" Bartholomew - Creating the Championship Tour, His First Trip To Hawaii, Australia’s World Title Hopes

October 27th, 2020


1978 World Champion and Dream Tour architect Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew talks about dreaming of a thing called Pro Surfing, willing it into …

Ep 46: Pat O’Connell - WSL Countdown Events, Surfing a Final with Slater, & the ‘98 Time Machine

October 20th, 2020


World Surf League SVP of Tours & Competition, former Championship Tour surfer, and all-around legend Pat O’Connell breaks down the highlights and takeaways from the WSL Countdown events. They discuss Italo Ferreira, …

Episode 45: Ziggy Marley

October 13th, 2020


Musician and philanthropist Ziggy Marley joins the podcast to talk about his personal connection with the ocean, share stories about his humble upbringing and how he got into music, and discuss the importance of Love …

Episode 44: Devon Howard

October 6th, 2020


WSL Longboard Tour Manager and midlength master Devon Howard previews the upcoming Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic longboard event and talks about merging traditional and modern surfing styles, the appeal of midlengths and …

Gabriel Medina & Mick Fanning | STAB Unplugged

September 29th, 2020


The Lineup is taking the week off. To hold us over, we bring you a great conversation between Mick Fanning & Gabriel Medina from STAB's Unplugged …

Episode 43: Leah Dawson

September 22nd, 2020


Professional surfer and cinematographer Leah Dawson talks about living her life in pursuit of both waves and purpose, her activism and work with the Changing Tides Foundation, how to become a professional surfer outside …

Episode 42: Tom Curren

September 15th, 2020


Icon, innovator, and three-time World Champion Tom Curren talks about his Santa Barbara roots, what drove his competitive surfing, how he handled …

Episode 41: Pat O’Connell & Selema Masekela

September 8th, 2020


Dave sits down with Pat and Olympic commentator, producer, and podcast host Selema Masekela for an open and honest discussion about race and its relationship to surfing. They contrast the recent player strikes in the …

Episode 40: Morgan Cibilic

September 1st, 2020


Rip Curl athlete and Championship Tour rookie Morgan Cibilic talks about his new film “Postcards from Morgs,” what it was like to grow up surfing with locals like Ryan Callinan, how he’s thrived as an underdog in …

Episode 39: Lakey Peterson

August 25th, 2020


Lakey Peterson joins The Lineup to talk about “the worst day of her professional career” from the 2019 Maui event, using the extended offseason to recenter by spending the quarantine in Australia, working on her surfing …

Episode 38: Griffin Colapinto

August 18th, 2020


Griffin Colapinto talks about his role as California’s next great Title Contender, his relationship with Kolohe Andino, buying his own house, being …

Episode 37: Behind the Curtain at Rumble with Pat O'Connell

August 11th, 2020


Dave and Pat go behind the curtain to give their thoughts on the Rumble At The Ranch, Stab’s Surf100, who looked CT ready (and who still has work to do), and what’s up next for the WSL. They also play The Lineup Time …

Episode 36: Maya Gabeira

August 4th, 2020


Big Wave star Maya Gabeira talks about paving the way for other female surfers, setting a world record, surfing under a microscope and dealing with criticism, how she got into charging massive waves, pushing her limits …

Episode 35: Justine Dupont

July 28th, 2020


Big Wave surfer and waterwoman Justine Dupont discusses her diverse skill set in the water, how falling off the Championship Tour led to her Big Wave career, the Jaws invite that changed everything, paddle surfing …

Episode 34: Chelsea Woody

July 21st, 2020


Textured Waves co-founder Chelsea Woody talks about building a platform for surfers that aren’t typically represented, who Textured Waves is, and what they are trying to accomplish. She also discusses how she got into …

Episode 33: Tour Announcements with Pat O'Connell

July 17th, 2020


WSL SVP of Tours & Competition Pat O’Connell breaks down this week’s big announcement, canceling the 2020 season, creating The WSL Finals, and adding Tahiti to the women’s tour. Pat and Dave have an unfiltered …

July 14, 2020

July 14th, 2020


An update from Dave on the upcoming episodes.

Episode 32: Kelia Moniz

July 8th, 2020


Two-time WSL Longboard World Champion Kelia Moniz talks about growing up in her close-knit surfing family, classic longboarding versus high-performance longboarding, what being Hawaiian means to her, going through a …

Episode 31: Owen Wright - Part 2

June 30th, 2020


Championship Tour standout and Rip Curl athlete Owen Wright returns for Part 2 to talk about his Injury at Pipeline and long recovery, coming up with …

Episode 30: Owen Wright - Part 1

June 23rd, 2020


In Part 1, Championship Tour standout and Rip Curl athlete Owen Wright talks about the origins of his family’s strong connection to surfing, growing …

Episode 29: Rosy Hodge

June 16th, 2020


WSL Commentator and former Championship Tour surfer Rosy Hodge talks about how surfing plays into political movements, apartheid and growing up in …

Episode 28: Britt Merrick

June 9th, 2020


Channel Island Lead Shaper Britt Merrick talks about carrying on the Channel Islands legacy, working with pro athletes, the most bizarre boards he ever shaped, surviving the pandemic, dealing with tragedy, sharks, and …

Episode 27: Malia Manuel

May 26th, 2020


Kauai’s own Malia Manuel talks about being shaped by her community on the Garden Isle, growing up with her generation of pro surfers, being sponsored …

Episode 26: Kanoa Igarashi

May 19th, 2020


Global CT superstar Kanoa Igarashi talks about growing up on tour, maturing into a World Title contender, his family’s backstory, surfing for fun versus surfing for work, and the wave at JBay that made him “a man.”

Episode 25: Taylor Steele

May 12th, 2020


Generation-defining director Taylor Steele goes in depth about competition surfing vs. free surfing and talks about finding ways to depict world-class surfing in everyday conditions, pushing to do something new, and how …

Episode 24: Tyler Wright, Caroline Marks, & Tatiana Weston-Webb

May 5th, 2020


In this special episode, a trio of the tour’s most progressive surfers, Caroline Marks, Tyler Wright, and Tatiana Weston-Webb, talk about charging …

Episode 23: Johanne Defay

April 28th, 2020


Reunion Island’s CT star Johanne Defay talks about the shark problem in her hometown, quarantine life, the big transition from QS to CT, and her Semifinal heat against Tyler Wright at the 2014 Roxy Pro France.

Episode 22: John John Florence

April 21st, 2020


Two-time World Champion John John Florence talks about navigating expectations, growing up in the North Shore gladiator pit, chasing Gabriel Medina, and feeling invincible during his statement performance at the 2017 …

Episode 21: Adriano de Souza

April 7th, 2020


2015 World Champion Adriano de Souza rewatches his win over Slater and Kerr at the 2015 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, discusses his bond with Mick …

Episode 20: Tanner Gudauskas

March 31st, 2020


San Clemente royalty, positive vibe warrior, and Hydro Flask Ambassador Tanner Gudauskas joins The Lineup podcast to relive beating Kelly at the 2014 Hurley Pro, break down the wave at Trestles, and the up-and-comers in …

Episode 19: Travis Ferre

March 24th, 2020


Travis Ferre, founder of WhatYouth, creator of Inherent Bummer, and former Editor-in-Chief of Surfing Magazine, talks about driving the aerialist movement forward, the importance of finding a voice in the surf world, …

Episode 18: Mick Fanning - Pt. 2

March 17th, 2020


In the second half of this two-part series, Mick returns to talk about going head to head with prime Kelly Slater and Andy Irons, the physical gap between the QS and CT, 2020 season predictions and the possibility of …

Episode 17: Mick Fanning - Pt. 1

March 10th, 2020


In the first half of this two-part series, 3x World Champ and fastest-surfer-alive Mick Fanning lets loose about his evolution from scrawny Gold …

Episode 16: Ryan Callinan

March 3rd, 2020


Merewether Beach’s own CT star Ryan Callinan talks about being shaped by the legends of the Newcastle surf community, dealing with grief and loss while on tour, and discovering the confidence to compete with the world’s …

Episode 15: Logan Dulien

February 25th, 2020


“Snapt” creator Logan Dulien describes how the film series saved his life, relives his adventures managing Mickey Avalon, Asher Pacey, and the RVCA …

Episode 14: Sage Erickson

February 18th, 2020


Back on the CT in 2020, Sage Erickson opens up about body image in women’s surfing, working with brands, including Kobe Bryant's "Art of Sport", and living life with the “I do what I want” motto.

Episode 13: Kai Lenny

February 11th, 2020


Before heading to the Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge, Big Wave phenom Kai Lenny stopped by The Lineup to talk about fear and the consequences of big wave barrels, the insane level of talent on the CT, being fueled by Taco …

Episode 12: Ashton Goggans

February 4th, 2020


Stab Editor-in-Chief Ashton Goggans joins The Lineup to discuss the state of surf media in 2020, Hurley’s meltdown, criticism in the Internet Age, and the upcoming Electric Acid Surfboard Test.

Episode 11: Jadson Andre

January 24th, 2020


Jadson Andre, the Thunder Before the Storm, talks about leaving home at 13, incurring the wrath of Kelly Slater, his friendship with the Medinas, and why he thinks he's in the Title hunt in 2020.

Episode 10: Peter Mel

January 17th, 2020


Santa Cruz icon and Big Wave World Champ Peter Mel hits The Lineup to talk Mavericks, his hell-for-leather upbringing, and watching his son follow in …

Episode 09: Conner Coffin

January 10th, 2020


Santa Barbara CT star Conner Coffin drops into The Lineup to talk about representing his hometown, having a passion for music and gardening, and his relationship with his brother, pro surfer Parker Coffin.

Episode 08: Pat O'Connell

January 3rd, 2020


Pat O’Connell, icon and WSL’s SVP of Tours & Competition, joins The Lineup to reminisce about being a part of the Momentum films and The Endless Summer 2, moving to California from the Midwest, and helping architect …

Episode 07: Carissa Moore

December 20th, 2019


2019 World Champion Carissa Moore joins The Lineup to go in depth about her big decision, look back at her title-winning season, and look forward to her future plans.

Episode 06: Stephanie Gilmore

December 13th, 2019


7x World Champion Stephanie Gilmore joins The Lineup to talk about playing spoiler at the Maui Pro, next year’s Olympics, and who she wants to win it all at Pipe.

Episode 05: Dane Gudauskas

December 6th, 2019


Dane Gudauskas, positive vibe warrior and free-surfing virtuoso, brings his signature stoke to The Lineup as he breaks down the competitive scene in …

Episode 04: Filipe Toledo

November 29th, 2019


World Title contender Filipe Toledo joins The Lineup to talk about breaking onto the world stage, how having a family has changed his motivations, …

Episode 03: Debbie Beacham

November 22nd, 2019


Debbie Beacham, 1982 World Champion, WSL Founder, and filmmaker, reminisces about competing at pro surfing's very beginning and describes her fight to keep women's surfing alive in the 1980s.

Episode 02: Coco Ho

November 15th, 2019


Coco Ho, Hawaiian surf royalty and 10 year CT vet, talks about growing up in the spotlight, being a grom around pro surfers, creating a clothing line …

Episode 01: Peter Townend

November 8th, 2019


In the inaugural episode, Dave talks with legend Peter Townend about becoming surfing's first world champion, the genesis of pro surfing, his career …

Presenting The Lineup with Dave Prodan: Trailer

October 31st, 2019


Get a first look at WSL’s all-new podcast The Lineup with Dave Prodan, a series of entertaining and enlightening conversations with the surf industry’s most influential figures.

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