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Blue Planet Show- Wing Foil interviews

This is a list of all available Blue Planet Shows- Wing Foil long-form, in-depth interviews with athletes, designers, thought-leaders: for all you hard-core foil-brained wing surfers out there:

You can watch the video version on YouTube or listen to the podcast by searching for "Blue Planet Show" on your podcast app, or using the embedded players below.

 

Episode 1: Zane Schweitzer

This long form interview with Zane Kekoa Schweitzer is the first episode of the Blue Planet show where I interview athletes, designers and thought leaders on the cutting edge of Wing Foiling. The interviews are recorded on Zoom with screen shared videos to go along with the conversation.

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Episode 2: Balz Müller

I speak with Wing Foil expert Balz Müller at his home in Switzerland by zoom call. Balz talks about his background, different sports, the evolution of wing foiling, competing in Brazil, technique, the future of the sport, gear and more.

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Episode 3: Alan Cadiz

Alan Cadiz has been a pioneer of the young sport of wing foiling and has some great stories to tell. Watch and listen to the third episode of the Blue Planet Show to find out how his neighbor Ken Winner developed an inflatable wing for downwind foiling. He talks about the latest Duotone Slick wing that will be available soon. Also lots of great technique and gear tips for experts, beginners and everyone in between.

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Episode 4: Annie Reickert

Welcome to the Blue Planet Wing Foil show, episode 4 with Annie Reickert, a talented young water woman from Maui.  Annie excels at surfing, big wave riding, foiling, and wing foiling.

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Episode 5: Rob Whittall

Rob Whittall is co founder and head designer at Ozone and a partner at Armstrong.  He talks about his background the Wasp V2 design, the Armstrong A+ system, and how to live a good life, enjoy!

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Episode 6: Sam Loader

Sam Loader is the owner of the Pacific Paddle company in Auckland New Zealand and the designer of the PPC wing, currently my favorite wing.

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Episode 7: Kane De Wilde

Kane De Wilde is on the leading edge of wing foiling as both athlete and designer.  Listen, learn, and apply it on the water!

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Episode 8: Glennel Jordan:

Whether it's swimming with sharks, wing foiling in big waves a day before giving birth, or "toiling" on smooth North Shore walls with her smooth and flowy foil surfing style, Glennel Jordan lives a full life and openly shares about her background, surf foil and wing foil technique and equipment, her Macaw, her husband Zack and baby Raven, adventures, stories and how she keeps a positive outlook.

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Episode 9: Gunnar Biniasch

Today's guest is Gunnar Biniasch who lives in Fuerteventura on the Canary islands, which are part of Spain, even though they're off the coast of Africa.  He's been creating YouTube videos for many years. He teaches wing foiling and runs the North Shore surf shop in Fuerteventura.

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Episode 10: Mark Raaphorst

Mark Raaphorst knows how to make boards that are both light and strong. After building SIC into an internationally known brand, he simplified his life and now runs a one man operation building high quality foil boards under his Flying Dutchman label. www.oneflyingdutchman.com

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Episode #11: Talking Story with the Oahu Crew

Video voiceover of some recent wing foil drone footage by our local crew of wing foilers: Jason, Daniel, Jeff, Jed and Robert. The drone footage is from three different wing foil surfing sessions in May and June 2021 here on Oahu. This show is also available as a audio only podcast, just search for "Blue Planet Show" in your favorite podcast app, this one is Season 1, Episode #11

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Episode #12: Titouan Galea

This interview is with the very first wing foil world champion, Titouan Galea from new Caledonia. If you're into wing foiling as much as I am, you've probably already seen the videos of him doing crazy moves on jumps, back flips on the face of the wave, big airs, riding big waves in New Caledonia and other places. Really impressive stuff. And of course also being able to pull these moves off under pressure during competition and winning the last couple of world championship events.  Titouan breaks down some of the most advanced moves for us, Step by step. We also talk about his background, how he grew up in new Caledonia and now lives in France and about his board, foils, wings and what the future holds for him.

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Episode #13: Damien Leroy and Gwen Le Tutour

Damien Leroy and Gwen Le Tutour have been on a roll, posting two great instructional videos per week and helping lots of people getting started in the sport.  They are humble but are clearly exceptional humans and motivated by a desire to help people.

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Episode #14: Kevin and Kaden Pritchard

Kevin Pritchard is a multiple time wind surf world champion. His brother Matt Pritchard's son, Kaden is 12 years old and he's only been winging for about a year. And he's already doing crazy moves: back flips and he's working on forward flips and he breaks down technique for me on the Flaka, which really helped me out too.

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Episode #15- Alex Aguera GoFoil

Alex is nutty about wing foiling. He's coming out with GoFoil Wing foil boards and wings. And of course he plays such an important role in the development of the sport. He basically invented the foil that allowed Kai Lenny to do downwinders on a big long board. And basically kick-started this whole sport of foiling in the surf and now with wings.

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