Permastoked with Derik Hyatt

Kevin Schulz - A Freak at His Peak Until the Borders Reopen for a Timmies Run

June 28, 2021

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In this episode, Derik Hyatt chats with pro surfer and “American Hoser”, Kevin Schulz!  Why a hoser?  Because this 26-year-old San Clementine has been made an honourary Canadian after falling in love with both Great Lakes and East Coast swell, along with its people, and of course Tim Horton’s sour cream glazed donuts.  Though, being true to his American roots, he is also a bit of a cowboy, or more specifically an “air cowboy!”  Designed by Perfect Swell the people at American Wave Machines created the Freak of The Peak to launch surfers as high as possible with no resemblance of a normal wave nor does it mimic the ocean in anyway.  Kevin performed a backflip so casually at 2019 Stab High event in Waco, Texas during practice that was such a stand out that it was deemed the biggest air landed resulting in 10K award to Kevin.

Other interesting facts about Team USA’s Kevin Schulz: he loves coffee, rides goofyfoot, and has a Siberian Husky.  Be sure to watch Kevin’s sick air at

This episode was recorded on March 1, 2021 and may contain coarse language.  Listener discretion is advised.

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We acknowledge that this podcast is recorded on the unceded, ancestral and occupied traditional territory of the Haudensaunee (Iroquois), and  the Anishinabek; including Ojibway (Ojibwe) First Nations: Chippewas of Nawash and the Saugeen Ojibway Nation forming the Chippewas of Saugeen Ojibway Territory who we recognize 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 and listen to them on Spotify or iTunes.

Mahalo to The Planet Smashers and Stomp Records for allowing us to play “Surfin’ In Tofino” off their 1999 album Life of the Party.  Visit them at and listen to them on Spotify or iTunes.

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