Chris Cote, Surf Skate and All-round Action Sports Personality
In the next episode Oli Russell-Cowan chats to action sports events host, musician, broadcaster, writer and podcast host Chris Cote, one of the most recognisable voices in the action sports community.
Hailing from Southern California, Chis grew up skating and surfing and had a short stint at competing before moving behind the scenes in the surf industry. In the late 90’s he got his big break as the Editor in Chief at Transworld Surf Magazine which he held for 14 years. As well as the host of Fuel TV and playing in punk bands.
Nowadays Chris can be seen and heard on the World Surf League’s Work Surf Weekly and WSL Surf Breaks. He also gets amongst it as an on air announcer. He is on the board of directors for Yew Media based out of San Diego and Editor of Encinitas Magazine in his hometown as well as the host of his own podcast ‘the Monday M.A.S.S’. He’s still involved in the skate scene as the commentator on the Vans Pro Park Series and is the one-man-media powerhouse of content and production company Cote Media Group.
Tune in for some of Cote’s best and worst stories including traveling around the world for surfing and skateboarding events and what future action sports projects he has in store.
Action sports enthusiast and event guru Oli Russell-Cowan is the host of Rad Season’s podcast. Growing up in London skating down Thames River bank, surfing waves in 40+ countries and going to festivals and events since he was 15, Oli worked in the event and action sports industry all his life and founded Rad Season in 2016.