‘If an opportunity comes along, I walk through the door’
Olympian Lesley McKenna on competing at three Games, coping with negativity and the philosophy that underpins her work with GB Park & Pipe ahead of the 2018 Games. Click the link to listen.
Episode 002 guest @andrew_cotton’s top 5 big waves spots, and why: https://medium.com/@matt_60687/episode-002-andrew-cotton-top-5-big-waves-8dadb578f1ad
‘It was a story of heroes and a story of hope’
Oscar-winner Orlando von Eisendel on his most terrifying moment filming, and how it really felt to go up and receive an Oscar. Click the link to listen
Episode 012 with the great @tommykay7, founder of @finisterreuk, is live!
Tom came to see me in Brighton and after a brisk sea swim we grabbed a pint, headed to the beach and got into a real in-depth chat about Tom’s life and how he built @finisterreuk into one of surfing’s most beloved brands.
To listen find me on @itunespodcasts @soundcloud and the @welooksideways website – link in bio!
Thanks to @honestcaptain for the 📷
Episode 003: Sascha Hamm – Part 1- Dealing With Catastrophe.
Episode 12 is up! I spoke to Finisterre founder, surfer, father, lifeboatman, swimmer and all-round waterman Tom Kay about how he built this much-loved and much imitated brand.
Along the way we take in surfing, Tom’s love of the sea and the inevitable ups and downs that have ensued as TK has overseen the brand’s evolution from bedroom start-up to its current position as perhaps the UK’s most beloved and influential surf brand, with a staff of 50 working from a workshop overlooking the cliffs of St Agnes in Cornwall.
It’s a story about entrepreneurialism, and how with hard work and blind optimism, sometimes it is possible to create something unique and lasting. Thanks Tom, it was great to chat to you.
As usual, click the link below to head to the website, listen to the podcast, check the Show Notes and all the rest. Enjoy!