In Episode 31 of the Occ-Cast, the 1998 Bells champ is joined by 2018 Bells champ Italo Ferreira, as well as Filipe Toledo, Jadson Andre, Miguel Pupo, & Yago Dora - part of the new generation of young Brazilian surfers known as the Brazilian Storm.
Occy gets a lesson in tamales & hitches a ride on Christian's motorcycle, and the two cover everything from Christian's unconventional approach to surfing, to paddling out at Snapper with sharks in the middle of the night, and much more.
In episode 29 of the Occ-Cast, Occy is joined by former rival and fellow legend, Tom Curren. The two talk about their epic head-to-head match ups in the 80's, riots in Huntington Beach and partake in a heavy dose of surf nostalgia.
In the newest episode of the Occ-Cast, Occy is joined by one of the most interesting characters to ever come out of professional surfing, Brad Gerlach. The two discuss Brad's move to Australia, becoming the number 1 ranked surfer on tour, developing his love for big wave surfing, his first time surfing Cortez Bank and more.
Occy is lucky enough to be joined by an American icon, Iggy Pop, for episode 27 of the Occ-Cast. The two talk the full span of Iggy's incredible career, how he's been able to keep at it for so long and, of course, Iggy's pet cockatoo, Biggie Pop.
Episode 26 of the Occ-Cast sees Occy joined by former Billabong and current Patagonia surfer Dave Rastovich. The two former teammates discuss Rasta's transition from swimmer to surfer as a kid, why he gave up the competitive surfing rat race and Rasta's eco-conscious lifestyle.
The newest episode of the Occ-Cast features two of the most recognizable names in surfing - Vaughan and Ronnie Blakey. Vaughan is currently Editor at Australia's iconic Surfing World magazine and Ronnie is best known as one of the main voices of the WSL. The boys talk the new surf media landscape, what Ronnie is seeing from the guys on tour and the expansion of surf culture online and on TV.
Occy is joined by surfing savant Dane Reynolds in the newest Occ-Cast. The two discuss Dane's current projects and travels, life in Ventura vs. life in Orange County, THAT incident in Portugal and more.
Occy heads up to Byron Bay for episode 23 to talk to freesurfer, artist and musician, Ozzie Wright. The two talk about Ozzie's favorites in freesurfing and competitive surfing, how Ozzie made his way up to Byron and the boards Ozzie has been paddling out with.
Occy sits down with his long time shaper Jason Stevenson, founder of JS Industries, to discuss the massive impact surfer Luke Egan had on JS' career, how difficult it was to shape for Andy Irons and the origins of the signature Traktor logo.
For episode 21 Occy is joined by Billabong founder Gordon Merchant. The two discuss the origins and evolution of their relationship, how Gordon built the brand from the ground up and offers his own insight into what it takes to be successful in life and business.
In the 20th episode of Occ-Cast, Occy sits down with fellow Australian Mikey Wright to talk his heat against World Champ John John Florence during the Snapper event this year, growing up as the sibling of two World Champs (Owen and Tyler) and the origins of his style as a surfer.
Occy is joined by fellow Aussies Shaun and Dean Harrington, aka The Mad Hueys, for episode 19. The boys talk the founding of the Mad Hueys, tell a few stories from trips they've taken together and Occy, of course, takes part in a Shoey.
WSL Commentator Joe Turpel joins Occy to discuss some of the highs and lows of his seven years in the booth calling CT events, what he likes to see when calling a heat and what the future of surfing looks like.
Shane Dorian sits down with Occy for episode 15 to talk about his adventures as a hunter, why big waves and competing don't mix for him and what the process of developing the first inflatable wetsuit was like.
Two goofy foot World Champions sit down in episode 11 of the Occ-Cast as Occy is joined by fellow Australian Tom Carroll. The two legends talk Tom's work with shark deterrents, his struggle with addiction and finish on a happier note with a quick chat about Tom's love of stand up paddleboarding.
In episode 9 of the Occ-Cast, Occy is joined by legend in the making Mason Ho to talk about the season the North Shore is having, Mason's epic win at Surfer Poll, his plans for the tour and the boys take some questions live from Facebook.