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WaXed Episode 8 - Carissa Moore

Posted: 06/06/2013 6:30 pm

WaXed is a surf talk radio show hosted by Cyrus Saatsaz and former professional surfer Omar Etcheverry that airs Saturday mornings from 10-11 AM on ESPN 1700 in Southern California. This week's episode features an exclusive interview with professional surfer Carissa Moore who joined the show to talk about being the youngest female surfer in competitive history to win an ASP Women's World Title, her thoughts about competing in men's contests, why she decided to stay in high school and get her degree before starting her professional career, reaching the top of Surfer's Hot 100 list, the influence of her father, dating her high school sweetheart and the importance of being a well rounded individual which includes having friends and interests outside of surfing and recaps an exciting week in surfing news including a man being sued by a woman for hitting her in the face with his surfboard after he wasn't wearing a leash, Laird Hamilton's wife Gabrielle Reece saying that being submissive is good for a marriage and the role of artistic expression in the sport and whether traditionalism should be a large part of surfing.

 

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