Episode 36 - Surfer Daddy


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By Jillian Swinford and Haley Burleson, Jillian Swinford, and Haley Burleson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Haley and Jillian are reunited after a long COVID driven hiatus and try something different--telling short survival stories about big wave surfing. Jillian talks about the big wave accidents of Garrett McNamara, Maya Gabeira, and Shawn Dollar, and Haley talked about the harrowing experiences of Billy Kemper and Andrew Cotton.


The Wave, Susan Casey

What's the tallest wave ever recorded on earth?, Harry Baker, Live Science

The biggest waves in the world, Surfer Today

Big Wave Surfer Garrett McNamara on His Chase For The ‘100 Foot Wave’, Kelsey Snell, NPR

How Garrett McNamara Recovered From the Wipeout of a Lifetime, Hans Aschim, Men’s Journal

Surfer Billy Kemper says he gilmpsed at death after a wave broke his pelvis in half, Don Riddell, CNN

How Big-Wave Surfer Billy Kemper Recovered From His Injuries, Jon Coen, Surfer.com

Maya Gabeira: I Just Thought “This Is It, I’m Going To Die, Lou Boyd, The Red Bulletin

‘My red badge of courage’: when female big-wave surfers wipeout - and get back in, Jim Kempton, The Guardian

My Greatest Challenge, Andrew Cotton, Redbull.com

How Pro Surfer Shawn Dollar Stayed Calm- and Alive - During the “Terrifying” Accident That Broke His Neck In 4 Places, Jeff Truesdell, People

The Dangers of Surfing Big Waves and Brain Injuries, Dashel Pierson, Surfline

Life After Near Death: Shawn Dollar, Neal Kearney, Santa Cruz Waves

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