In this interview , Gerry talks about Standup paddling, shaping, the molokai race, yoga, focus, a bad wipeout at Pipeline with out of body experience and the benefits of getting into the ocean. This is great stuff, enjoy.
Here is a link to pictures of Gerry's mixed team: Gerry Lopez, Edmund Pestana and Heather Jeppsen crossing the channel the day after this interview
I was lucky enough to have a great conversation with Gerry Lopez the night before the Molokai race. Gerry is a true Zen Waterman and shares some words of wisdom. I know it's long but it really is great stuff, so take the time to listen and let it all sink in.
Click here for a Molokai race recap video and more interviews
If you are interested in reading more about Gerry's interest in Yoga, read: Yoga or something like it by Gerry Lopez
and: How to Save your Surfing With Yoga
|The Zen Master. Photo: Burkard/ Surfer Magazine|