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Bleav in Surfing

Listen in as Professional Surfer Omar Etcheverry joins award winning Journalist Cyrus Saatsaz to bring you the latest in surfing, featuring interviews with prominent athletes, artists, entertainers and more.


Latest Episodes

Episode 5 – Edward Norton

In Episode 5 of the Bleav in Surfing podcast, Omar and Cyrus reveal the schedule for next year’s WSL schedule, the crew address Kelly Slater’s comments regarding numerous issues facing next years Summer Olympics, Nike’s sale of Hurley is analyzed and the show wraps with an interview Cyrus conducted with legendary actor Edward Norton recently … Continued

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Episode 4 – Grant Washburn

Big wave surfing legend Grant Washburn joined Omar and Cyrus to discuss his new surf documentary he’s producing starring Greg “The Bull” Noll.  Plus Washburn delved into the latest controversy surrounding surf contests at famed Maverick’s.  Omar and Cyrus wrap up the show covering some drama in the WSL and breakdown of which surfers are … Continued

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Episode 3: Hollister Ranch is Open

In Episode 3 of the Bleav in Surfing podcast, Omar and Cyrus celebrate California Governor Gavin Newsom’s new legislation banning Hollister Ranch’s coastal monopoly of nearly nine pristine miles of California coastline.  The crew then reveal the latest surfers who have qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics, plus they break down the World Title chase, … Continued

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Host Info

Omar Etcheverry and Cyrus Saatsaz

Omar Etcheverry is a former professional surfer who competed on the world tour and for team USA. Akin to the water, Etcheverry been front and center on the pulse of surfing on the land as well. He was the host of nationally syndicated action sports radio shows The Extreme Scene and WaXed, the webcast commentator for numerous prestigious surf events including the Maverick’s Surf Contest, X Games, Pipe Masters and the Cold Water Classic, starred in numerous national television advertising campaigns, and was a contributor for Surfer Magazine, TransWorld Surf and Surfing Magazine. When he isn’t representing major surf industry brands or spending time with his family, you can find Etcheverry surfing in his hometown of Santa Cruz.

Cyrus Saatsaz is an award winning multimedia journalist for media organizations including The Huffington Post, the Adventure Sports Network, Yahoo Sports, the San Francisco Chronicle, KCBS, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, ESPN and KNBR. Saatsaz is the author of the book Dogwild & Board: Stories, Interviews and Musings from a Surf Journalist, was the host of nationally syndicated action sports radio shows The Extreme Scene and WaXed, and was formerly the webcast commentator for the Maverick’s Surf Contest.