Jonathan Paarman is a legendary, fearless wave-rider from Cape Town, South Africa who was ranked #15 in the world in 1976. Paarman was born in 1954 and was raised in Cape Town. He is one of five brothers and the son of a commercial fisherman. His extensive knowledge of the ocean in both surfing and sailing has led to him working in the boat building industry. Today, he and his brothers Mark and Roger build custom catamarans for Balance Catamarans at Nexus Yachts based in Cape St. Francis, South Africa.
This week on Podcast with a Pro, Paige Alms chats to the Water People about her love of surfing and her passion for helping others. Paige is the Women’s Paddle of the Year winner and Women’s Ride of the Year winner. She is self-taught and self motivated. A jack-of-all-trades, she maintains a career in surfing by working.
World Title contender Filipe Toledo joins Dave Prodan on The Lineup to talk about breaking onto the world stage, how having a family has changed his motivations, his need for speed, and how the last generation of Brazilian surfers set today’s athletes up for success.