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KookCast: Surf Education

Jun 4, 2024

This week on KookCast, Coach Chris and Coach Ev got Adam Davenport back on the phone after he was dropped halfway through the first call with Kris Carlow in part one of this now two part series.

Time Stamps:

  • (01:41) - Adam’s family and beach life growing up
  • (03:47) - How Adam came to be a shaper
  • (06:47) - The basic...


May 16, 2024

This week on KookCast, Coach Chris and Coach Evan are joined by Kris Carlow and Adam Davenport of Hobie Surfboards to celebrate the brands 70th anniversary. We're first introduced to them through their surfing background before Kris, the brand manager at Hobie, takes us through the life of Hobie Alter and how the Hobie...


Apr 29, 2024

Emma Bukowski, creator of Nose Rider Surf Club, joins Coach Chris to talk not only about her surfing journey, but the effort it took to reach the starting line of that journey.

Coming from Wisconsin, it might not have seemed like surfing was in the cards for Emma. Tune in to hear how Emma played her hand and now gets to...


Apr 19, 2024

This episode is a recap of the annual surf trips Coach Chris and Coach Ev organize to La Misión in Baja. It begins with an introduction from Coach Chris, moves into a discussion between him and Coach Ev debriefing on important takeaways and key lessons, and finishes with some clips drawn from the raw recordings of...


Mar 22, 2024

This week on KookCast, Erin LaVallee joins Coach Chris to share her story on fulfilling a lifelong dream to surf, the mistakes and successes on the journey, and of course her kooky story.

  • (01:58) - Intro to Erin
  • (08:25) - First Surfboard
  • (09:56) - First Boogie Session & Revelation
  • (16:08) - Background as a tattoo...