A Conversation w/ a Fabulous Pro Surfer Turned Surf Writer | Jamie Brisick dishes out knowledge
We’ve been linking to a lot of podcasts lately. That’s not on purpose, it’s just where a lot of the great media content has been coming from. This Surf Splendor pod with Jamie Brisick is no exception. We’ve covered his writing here before, now get acquainted with the man himself.
“Jamie Brisick is a former pro surfer turned writer. He was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship in 2008. His stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Surfer’s Journal. He’s written 3 books, his most recent “Becoming Westerly” tells the true story of Australian surfing champion Peter Drouyn transitioning to Westerly Windina. Jamie is also making a documentary about that story entitled “Westerly” which is due for release shortly. In this conversation Jamie explains why adults are so disappointing, why writing an Instagram caption is akin to riding a step-up, and how his writing has benefited from some of his life’s greatest tragedies. Enjoy the show!”