Episode 63 - Luke Egan

February 4, 2018

 

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“It’s family, surfing, work – in that order"

 

 

My special guest is Luke Egan. Luke is one of Australia’s greatest surfers who was on the tour for 22 years winning 4 world tour events, finishing runners up twice and a top 5 finish on 5 occasions.  Away from the sport he had an extensive career at Billabong while also transitioned into high level coaching, TV commentary and entrepreneurship.

 

You will learn plenty from Luke Egan in episode 63 of the Talking with TK Podcast.

 

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE

 

5:26 – Welcome Luke Egan

6:00 – The thrill of surfing

7:00 – Andrew Johns and handling retirement

8:20 – Surfing practice now

8:41 – Fatherhood

9:51 – Family background

11:00 – Love of cars and motor sport

12:20 – His father

13:00 – Surfing for the first time

14:00 – Junior level competition

15:00 – Mereweather Surf Club

16:45 – Mark Richards

17:40 – Inner circles and success

18:25 – Turning pro

19:20 – RYAN HIPWOOD RECAP

21:40 – Learning the business side

23:00 – Billabong & Gordon Merchant

26:00 – The advantage of his big build

26:42 – Preparation insights

29:21 – Getting comfortable on the pro tour

31:56 – STEVE MONEGHETTI PREVIEW

33:32 – Kelly Slater

35:47 – Mind games in sport

37:50 – Break through win on tour

38:20 – Handling second place

40:30 – Andy Irons

41:20 – Coaching Joel Parkinson

44:00 – Role as a coach

47:45 – Getting good at reading conditions

 

 

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