Hawaiian Waterman, Champion Big Wave Surfer & Spear Fisherman
Mark Healey relies on just one tool to command his ever-frenetic schedule, the global weather forecast. “The ocean and the wind are the only things that dictate how and where I spend my time,” Healey says. Earning his first surf sponsorship at age 13 and going pro at 17, he has racked up victories at big-wave contests and in 2008, nabbed the Spearfishing World Cup.
Free Diver, Culinary Chef & Conservationist, U.S. National Spearfishing Champion
The ocean has long been a source of sustenance, inspiration and adventure for Kimi Werner. As a young child growing up off the grid in an isolated part of coastal Maui, she floated behind her father as he free dove for her family's primary food source.
Canadian-Born, Belize-Based Global Fly Fishing Guide, Fishing Lodge Owner
Permit and steelhead addict Wil Flack has been living, guiding and working in Belize for the past 15 years. Wil owns Tres Pescados Fly Shop on Ambergris Caye, and has fished all over the world, including Tahiti and French Polynesia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Fiji, Venezuela, the Bahamas, Australia, Hawaii, Japan and throughout the Western US and Canada. When he’s not sipping Belikin, you can bet your ass he is trying to prove that the tattoo on his neck is not a fluke... it's a permit.
Costa Rica-Based Competitive Surfer, Waterman, Offshore Boat Builder
Italian born but raised in Costa Rica, Riccardo “Ricky” Pilurzu has embraced the waterman culture on Costa Rica’s Guanacaste peninsula. Surfing Costa Rica’s world-class waves since he was a little boy, Riccardo competed in contests and surfed competitively for Italy. With a passion for offshore fishing and an engineer by education, he’s moved on to building custom fishing boats based out of his shop in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
Global Fly Fishing Guide specializing in Alaska, Russia & Christmas Island
Before she could ride a bike, Camille Egdorf was catching leopard rainbows deep in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness at her family’s fishing lodge on the Nushagak River. To say fishing is in her blood is an understatement. She guides, fishes, adventures... repeat. Her travels have taken her to the remote Seychelles to the wilds of Alaska and her skill with a fly rod earned her a Gold Medal at the mountain games and countless fish, all released without a scratch.
Elite Free Diver, Award-Winning Underwater Photographer & Videographer
Perrin James Franta lives a life of underwater depth exploring, off-the-grid adventuring, and authentically capturing lively moments from each of his compelling expeditions around the globe.
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