Season 3

Where The Story Ends - Maritime archaeologist Jim Delgado on the magic of stories revealed, what shipwrecks can tell us, and his time exploring Titanic

May 3, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with maritime archeologist , historian , author , television host , and explorer Jim Delgado. Jim's work has taken him around the globe, and he has known is one of the world's foremost experts in …

Under A Billion Stars - Legendary freediver Mehgan Heaney-Grier on creating records and breaking boundaries for American freediving

April 26, 2022

In this episode, iconic freediver Mehgan Heaney-Grier. Mehgan's life story is wildly eclectic and has elements that originally attracted me, particularly its sense of rugged individualism and carving your own path. As a tee…

Just Over The Horizon - Explorer, adventurer, and NOAA scientist Dr. Steve Gittings on a life spent chasing adventures under the seas

April 19, 2022

In this episode, I speak with Dr. Steve Gittings , chief science officer for NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries . In addition to overseeing science at all 14 United States Marine sanctuaries, and being on numerous bo…

The Wild Place - Underwater cinematographer Doug Anderson on how the ocean has defined his life on films such as "Our Planet", "Frozen Planet", and "Life"

April 12, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with Doug Anderson, considered to be one of the world's best underwater cameramen. Doug works on primarily what are called blue chip wildlife films, which try to tell compelling stories focused on…

Swimming With Sharks - Girls That Scuba founder Sarah Richard on the challenges and joy that diving, freediving, and a life of passion bring

April 5, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with Sarah Richard founder of the world's largest community for female divers, Girls That Scuba , and the ancillary Girls That Free Dive . With over 700,000 members in just under four years, the g…

A Being of Wonder - Ocean and Science Journalist Erik Olsen on a life driven by exploration, curiosity, and otherworldly cephalopods in the Lembeh Strait

March 29, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with journalist and filmmaker Erik Olsen . Erik’s video journalism has taken him around the world, but his passion most always lies underwater in our world's oceans. His career has spanned ABC Ne…

Chasing A Mirage - Pro surfer and journalist Jamie Brisick on finding meaning in a life amongst the waves

March 22, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with former pro surfer , surf journalist , and Fullbright scholar Jamie Brisick. I originally met Jamie as he grew up in Southern California with a close friend of mine, who thought he might be a …

Breaking The Surface - Shark researcher Jasmine Graham on the surprisingly deep connections which attracted her to sharks

March 15, 2022

In this episode, I speak with Marine Biologist and Co-Founder of Minorities in Shark Science, Jasmine Graham . I originally reached out to Jasmine because I had seen a talk given by her and her passion and enthusiasm for sha…

Temple Cenote - Adventurer and Journalist Michael Menduno on a life of exploration and a rare passage to the underworld

March 8, 2022

Today I speak with Michael Menduno , one of the most accomplished ocean technology and dive reporters for the past 30 years. Michael’s work is everywhere. He is editor-in-chief of Global Underwater Explorers InDepth magazine…

Some Kind Of Magic - Alexandra Cousteau on how her deep connection to the wonder of the oceans drives her activism

March 1, 2022

In this episode, I speak with journalist, filmmaker, and ocean activist Alexandra Cousteau . Alexandra has a long legacy of working to protect our world's oceans and is the founder of Oceans 2050 . She is also on the board …

Here Be Dragons - Pulitzer Prize winning author Ian Urbina on how the open waters shape human beings in "The Outlaw Ocean"

Feb. 22, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ian Urbina . Ian’s investigate journalism about the intersection of the human species and the lawless frontier of the open ocean, most often a…

Legacy Of The Sea - National Geographic photographer and co-founder of SeaLegacy Cristina Mittermeier on the meaning in telling ocean stories

Feb. 22, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with National Geographic Photographer and marine scientist, Cristina Mittermeier . Cristina started her career as a marine biologist but quickly discovered a passion for photography, which in many…