The QuiverCast - A Surfing Podcast

Josh Sleigh

September 05, 2023 Mike Steele
The QuiverCast - A Surfing Podcast
Josh Sleigh
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Show Notes

Welcome to this special episode where we dive into the incredible journey of Oceanside resident and former Orange County pro surfer/aerialist, Josh Sleigh @sleigh_josh. Josh's life is nothing short of extraordinary, and today, he shares his remarkable story with us.

In this episode, Josh takes us on a nostalgic ride as he fondly remembers his father, the legendary surfboard shaper, Randy Sleigh. Randy is about to be inducted into the prestigious Boardbuilders Hall of Fame on 9/9/23, and Josh reflects on the profound influence his father had on his life and the world of surfing.

But that's not all—Josh shares a captivating tale about the time his father played a pivotal role in helping surfing icon Simon Anderson invent the revolutionary Thruster surfboard design, a moment that forever changed the landscape of the sport.

Throughout the years, Josh Sleigh has been a true "Jack of all Trades" in the Action Sports world. From his career as a professional surfer to his involvement in the heart-pounding Air Shows, where he pushed the boundaries of aerial stunts, to his impressive 3-time championship win at Surfercross, Josh's passion for action sports knows no bounds.

In addition to his surfing accolades, Josh is the creative genius behind winch-surfing. He's also taken on the formidable challenge of participating in the Harley Hooligan race at the X-Games, proving that his daring spirit knows no limits.

But Josh's story goes beyond the waves and the adrenaline-pumping races. He opens up about his incredible journey as a cancer survivor, offering a glimpse into the resilience and strength that have propelled him to achieve greatness in the face of adversity.

And if you're looking to ride the waves with a one-of-a-kind surfboard, you're in luck! Today, you can order a custom board crafted by none other than Josh Sleigh himself @sleighboards, ensuring that you'll have a piece of surfing history under your feet.

Join us as we sit down with the inspirational Josh Sleigh to explore his extraordinary life, his family's legacy, and the indomitable spirit that has made him a true icon in the world of action sports. This is a podcast episode you won't want to miss!
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