Permastoked, Episode 15: Alex Rosin - A Shaper and His Craft in Vancouver’s Hidden Village

PERMASTOKED, Episode 15: Alex Rosin – A Shaper and His Craft in Vancouver's Hidden Village…Now Available Free for Streaming and Download on the Alexa App, iTunes / Apple Podcasts at https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/permastoked/id1518415157 Deezer, Pandora, Podbean, Google Podcasts at https://podcasts.google.com/search/permastoked, Stitcher, Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/show/6qsR6lN7M7edO798HSBxpj, iHeart Radio, TuneIn or wherever you get your podcasts.  You can also Watch the Show on our YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChueUd4VG0WYXN3ky532vzg? Be sure to Listen, Rate, Review and Share!

In this episode, Derik Hyatt interviews Vancouver surfer and shaper, Alex Rosin.  They discuss Rosin’s Toronto heritage, his previous careers in both dance and martial arts, discovering surf on Canada’s west coast, learning to shape watching YouTube, the era of Shaper Studios, animation and finally Rosin sprinkles some advice for anyone out there thinking of getting into shaping.

Learn more about Hidden Village Surf Craft & Design online at https://www.hiddenvillagesurfcraft.com/ and connect with Rosin on Facebook at @alex.rosin.3 and Instagram at  @hiddenvillage_surfcraft.

This episode was recorded on September 16, 2020.  It is family friendly with only minor swearing, but no F-bombs!

To reach Derik Hyatt for comments, questions, collaboration, sponsorship, business enquiries or bookings, including SUP and yoga, please email info@freshwatersurfgoods.com.

Permastoked is brought to you by Freshwater Surf Goods.  Your surf brand devoted to spreading the stoke across the unsalted seas and cultivating pride amongst the surf community.  We do this by providing products and apparel that celebrate the awesomeness of both Great Lakes and Canadian surf culture.  Look for our products in a surf shop near you, such as SurfSup Eco Shop in Kincardine and Goderich where you can also find Derik Hyatt teaching surf, SUP and yoga.

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We acknowledge that this podcast is recorded on the unceded, ancestral and occupied traditional territory of the Anishinabek Nation: the People of the Three Fires known as Ojibwe, Odawa and Pottawatomie Nations and further give thanks to the Chippewas of Saugeen and the Chippewas of Nawash, now known as the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, as the traditional keepers of this land.  As we live, work, surf and play, we say Mahalo to the Métis, Inuit and Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island and from around the world, who have stewarded these lands and sacred surf spots for thousands of years.

Mark Malibu & The Wasagas for providing our intro music “Hey Chiwawa” off their 2009 album Crash Monster Beach and our outro music “End of Summer” off their 2017 album Return of the Wasagas.  For more information, visit www.wasagas.com and listen to them on Spotify or iTunes.

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