show episodes
 
Who Are You: The Life Lessons of Sports introduces us to extraordinary people who share personal stories about their relationship with sports well beyond the scoreboard. Joining our team gives you access to moving interviews as our guests explore and address their motivation, internal drive, risk, courage, and perseverance. Whether you watch, participate, compete, play, or coach, join us as we uncover the extraordinary power of sports 7 days a week. Listen to interviews with sports legends f ...
 
Tattoo artist Stef Bastiàn, almost twenty years of tattooing under his belt, ten of which on the road, sits down with some of the most significant and influential tattooers around the globe. Artists with over two-three decades of experience and a lifetime of accomplishments, defeats, challenges and insights. Those voices that deserve to be amplified entertain, educate and inspire a whole new generations of tattooers worldwide.
 
Loading …
show series
 
When Kari talks about tattooing, a rare quality strikes you right away. The fresh sparkle in her eyes tells you, better than a thousand words, that her 42 years in the business haven’t diminished her passion. If anything they distilled it into a deep, humble appreciation for what this represents. Personal growth, meaningful friendships, craftsmansh…
 
C.W. developed a passion for tattooing very early on. His service in the Navy in the 60’s brought him across the world, collecting tattoos in exotic parlors like Pinky Yun’s in Hong Kong. After getting tattooed by Ed Hardy he got offered the opportunity of learning tattooing and from there he crossed paths with pillars of modern tattooing. Paul Jef…
 
Alex Binnie needs no introduction. Founder of the legendary Into You in London and unanimously considered one of the most influential artists for more than one generation of tattooers, Alex shares his invaluable take on art, the creative process and the unique relationship between artist and client. Find Alex on Instagram @abinniepaperandskin @1770…
 
40 years tattooing and going strong. That’s the word that I think can describe Deb best, Strong. She’s well known in the community for her kindness, authenticity and genuine love for tattooing. That type of old school lifelong love, matured in times when you often had to swallow your pride to belong to this world, especially as a woman. Beside that…
 
Tony has been tattooing for over 50 years, longer than many of us have been alive. Just for that he deserves huge respect. A tattoo godfather in Australia, he’s well known in the community worldwide, crossing paths over his long career with institutions of this craft such as Lyle Tuttle, Cliff Raven, George Bone, Lal Hardy, Doc Price, Terry Wrigley…
 
I have a lot in common with Jason, most of all a restless spirit that brought us both to travel the world for years in search of that ”something” we couldn’t name. Years down the line Jason is a more mature man and artist with a newly found sense of purpose. With this interview I wanted to get you to see what I see in him, that special sensitivity …
 
In New York the name Bakaty and Tattooing are two sides of the same coin and the city knows it well. A second generation tattooer, Mehai watched his father Mike, respected and loved legend in the Lower East Side, practicing the craft since he was four years old. At the age of 11 he was making needles for the family business that operated undergroun…
 
When you lose yourself into different cultures of distant countries you re-emerge with a newly found appreciation for the people you met and for all the beautiful nuances that characterize them. A deeper sense of wonder and acceptance. This is the difference between a traveler and a tourist. As a consequence your daily reality takes on a different …
 
Two creative souls that found each other, this is the beautiful story of Virginia and Stephanie. They both gained their reputation through years of hard work and dedication at the highest levels of this profession, shoulder to shoulder with the best. What sets them apart tho is their unique sensitivity, perhaps matured overcoming all the obstacles …
 
Some people keep traditions alive, some people push boundaries, others implement their own vision in within a well understood and processed style.Robert is one of the latter.He absorbed the foundations of American Traditional over a long career, crossing paths with some icons such as Dan Higgs and Scott Harrison, translating that beautiful codified…
 
I remember how I used to look at Shawn’s paintings 10yrs ago, amazed by his masterful use of color, composition and personal interpretation of the subject. A fresh voice in the tattoo world. It’s beautiful to have witnessed his personal artistic trajectory which reflects his own journey of growth and self discovery. Today Shawn is a mature artist w…
 
Why is important to learn about the past? Studying where we come from allows us to understand where we’re at today, to develop appreciation for what we have and to treat it with respect, going beyond short-sighted personal interests in the eyes of a bigger picture. Today we have Terry Manton, a retired tattooer from Glasgow that took on the mission…
 
Tattooer, punk rocker, bank robber, surfer, musician... it’s hard to put Shane in a box. His life could be a movie, a good one, made of passion, defeat, revelations and love. Love for what life is, for the good and for the bad. In his words there is the honest portrait of a man who learned the most precious lessons the hard way and that is never af…
 
This episode is a bit different from what you’re used to. Dense and informative, it shines a light on a new publication, “The science of tattooing”, and those questions not many of us are really able to answer to. The author Hannah Wolf is an American tattooer with almost two decades of experience who took on the task of answering those questions. …
 
On a beautiful New Zealand summer night in Tapua, with the background of the crickets chirping, I had the pleasure of having a nice chat with Yushi. He’s on a world tour with his beautiful family and for a coincidence(is there such a thing?) we happened to meet at Gordon Toi’s house, sharing insights on his over 20yrs career and Japanese working et…
 
I’ve been really looking forward to this episode. This year I came back to New Zealand and I couldn’t miss the opportunity to interview a tattooer truly representating the local indigenous culture: the Maori. Gordon Toi is the man. Over his quarter of a century long career he fought to give Moko back the dignity it deserves, after seeing an involut…
 
At the other very end of the world, Auckland New Zealand, I’ve met with Dean for an honest, refreshing chat. Dean is one of the finest tattooers this country ever produced and he influenced a whole generation with his incredible Japanese large scale work. His competence and talent are surpassed only by his humbleness, which amplifies his achievemen…
 
An honest talk with a dedicated man who found his purpose over a long career and puts his heart in front of every decision he makes. This is Andreas in a nutshell. Committed, inspired, concerned about giving back to the very trade he dedicated his life to and most of all honest, to himself above everything. I really enjoyed this afternoon spent wit…
 
This time I ended up in Manchester to meet up with local legend Rambo, owner of what has become one of the city’s landmarks, the historical RAMBO’S TATTOO PARLOUR. Recorded in the pub he owns next door, this talk was another beautiful journey in the history of British tattooing by one of its most iconic and knowledged characters. Rambo describes hi…
 
For this episode I ended up in Montpellier, France, where I’ve met the colorful American duo Scott Ellis and Omar Edmison. In between croissants and cheap whiskies they shared with me the 50+years of tattooing in between the two of them, where they crossed paths with some legendary characters. Find Omar and Scott on Instagram Follow the podcast’s u…
 
Henk Schiffmacher is the true living legend of Dutch tattooing. Over his 40+ years career he represented the true spirit of this craft, once belonged to pirates, outcasts and rebels, with adventure, humor and dare. In this episode recorded in his house in Amsterdam, Henk brings back tattooing to what it is in its purest form: passion, connection an…
 
Natural born storyteller, living encyclopedia of tattooing history, unique character with a big heart. There couldn’t have been a more appropriate figure to start my podcast with. Lal embodies the true spirit of this new brand series of inspiring and entertaining talks. My afternoon spent with him at his house in London has been one of those moment…
 
Tony has lost people in his life to cancer, so this cause is very close to his heart. Tony makes a make a difference by carrying his fridge over long distances all over the world. He does so to promote the cause and to continue to raise money for the ongoing research for earlier detection, more effective treatments and ultimately a cure for cancer.…
 
"Bob Bigelow" is one of the foremost "youth sports" speakers and youth coach trainers in the country. As a former professional and collegiate player, Bob played for the Kansas City Kings, Boston Celtics and San Diego Clippers as well as for Hall-of-Fame coach Chuck Daly at the University of Pennsylvania. Bob has been featured dozens of times in the…
 
As the well-known Indian-American author and physician Deepak Chopra so eloquently writes, “There will never be a time when you life is not this moment.” Casey Jennings, professional Beach Volleyball Player and 2016 Olympic hopeful, lives by this mantra. Casey Jennings is the youngest of 5 brothers. As any younger sibling knows, being born on the b…
 
Winter Vinecki’s father was diagnosed with prostate cancer when she was 9 years old. He passed away 10 months later, just before his 41st birthday. Competing since Age 5, Winter aspires to be a summer and winter Olympian In memory of her dad. Winter and her mother Dawn Estelle join us for this powerful mother-daughter Podcast interview. An intervie…
 
Alan Stein is the co-host of the popular Podcast, Hardwood Hustle. Alan is also the owner of Stronger Team and the strength & conditioning coach for the nationally renowned, Nike elite DeMatha Catholic High School basketball program. Alan brings a wealth of valuable experience to his training arsenal from over a decade of extensive work with elite …
 
Joshua Sweeney started playing hockey in middle school and then played for Ironwood High School in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. He joined the United States Marine Corps upon his graduation in 2005 to support his country and travel the world. In October of 2009 while serving in Afghanistan Josh was severely injured by an improvised explosive de…
 
For 17 years, Rod Dixon was one of the best runners in the World. He is an Olympic Medalist; two-time World Cross Country Championship Medalist and the 1500m Champion of the United States, France, Great Britain, and New Zealand. And, to this day, his victory in the 1983 New York City Marathon remains one of the most dramatic finishes the event has …
 
Erik Weihenmayer lost his vision at the age of 13 due to a degenerative eye disorder called retinoschisis. Despite his blindness Erik has become one of the most accomplished adventurers in the world. Determined to rise above his disability, Erik has redefined what it means to be blind, leading a fulfilling and inspiring life with his beautiful fami…
 
Chase Jones experienced the childhood cancer world first-hand; in 2006, as an eighteen-year-old college freshman, he was diagnosed with Stage IV brain cancer. As a byproduct of community help and national research, Chase attests his status of six years cancer-free to a combination of the two. Since beating cancer, Chase has had the chance to collab…
 
Jeff Serowik attended Lawrence Academy Prep School and went on to play four years at Providence College, a Division I Hockey East School. Jeff received a scholarship to attend and earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree as a successful student-athlete with the Friars. Highlights of Jeff’s 10-year professional career include: winning the Eddi…
 
Jim Baron is the Head Basketball Coach for the Canisius College Golden Griffins men's team. He previously held the same position at Saint Francis University, St. Bonaventure University and the University of Rhode Island where he had a 20-season stint as coach in the Atlantic 10 Conference, between nine seasons at St. Bonaventure and eleven seasons …
 
Michael Watson is from Baltimore, MD where he grew up playing Hockey, Lacrosse, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball and Football. After High School, Michael attended the University of Virginia where he was a four-time All American in Lacrosse. Michael played for Team USA in 98 World Lacrosse Games and played 8 seasons in Major League Lacross…
 
Jamie Watson grew up Towson, MD loving sports - playing mostly on the boy’s soccer and baseball teams. While in High School, Jamie Earned an impressive 9 varsity letters in 6 different sports during only a period of 3 years. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst as an exceptional student-athlete, Jamie has continued her pos…
 
Pamela Boteler is a world-class athlete and advocate who has been making waves in her sport since 2000. She made USA Canoe/Kayak history at the 2000 National Championships by becoming the first woman to compete in sprint canoe – against the men, and won gold and bronze medals. She continued to race against the men in 2001, winning gold in the Men’s…
 
Jerry Sherk has a masters in psychology with an emphasis in counseling, and he has almost two decades of experience being a mentoring consultant. In addition to the one-on-one model, Jerry has an expertise in group mentoring, as he created and ran group mentoring programs in the school setting for more than six years. Jerry recently co-wrote a manu…
 
TIME magazine named Dean Karnazes as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People in the World." Men's Fitness hailed him as one of the fittest men on the planet. An internationally recognized endurance athlete and NY Times bestselling author, Dean has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits. Among his many accomplishments, he has run 350 c…
 
Jake Brown has hosted shows on ESPN Radio, WGBB and WRHU, and appeared as a guest on radio shows and podcasts around the country. Jake has been able to interview Hall of Famers, current and former players, and some of the most experienced broadcasters in the world of sports. Jake’s dream as a child was to talk sports for a living. As Jake says: “Ge…
 
Damian Orslene is a 28 year US Air Force Chief Master Sergeant, life long lover of Leadership and Honor, was medically retired from wounds received following his third deployment, this one to Kirkuk Iraq. Despite many physical limitations, and suffering from both Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and a Traumatic Brain Injury, Damian has dedicated his …
 
Elana Meyers-Taylor is an Olympic Bobsledder who has competed for the United States Olympic Team since 2010. Now she sets her goal not only 2018, but also in 2016 in Rio as she fights for a spot on the first Women's Rugby Olympic Competition. Elana was named to the United States Team for the 2010 Winter Olympics and along with Erin Pac won the bron…
 
Olin Browne is a professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and now the Champions Tour. Olin has won the PGA Tour three times and has featured in the Top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking. He captured his first Champions Tour victory at the 2011 U.S. Senior Open, making his maiden win on tour a senior major championship. Browne held off the…
 
Justin Spring is an Olympic medalist in gymnastics and now spends his time helping others to perform at their best. Justin was a member of the bronze medal winning U.S. team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He was also a top gymnast in NCAA competition, where he represented the University of Illinois. Born in Houston, Texas and raised in Burke, Vir…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login