Tune in for a conversation with Nat Young, era-defining pioneer of the shortboard revolution, vanguard of the longboard revival, writer and World Champion surfer. He shares stories of Tom Blake and Miki Dora, tells us about his favorite modern shapers, discusses his abandonment of animal aggression and sheds light on some of his greatest lessons learned as outlined in his new book, "[Church of the Open Sky." ](https://www.vissla.com/shop/shop/church-of-the-open-sky-book/multi/)
Press play below or head over to Surf Splendor to stream the podcast.
To hear more of the stories of Nat's surfing life from the man himself, join us at one of our stops along the west coast during his book tour.
**West Coast Book Tour Dates**
November 11 - Vissla store - Huntington Beach - 4-6 PM
November 12 - California Surf Museum - Oceanside - 6-9 PM
November 13 - Surfing Heritage Museum - San Clemente - 6-9 PM
November 14 - Hobie - Laguna Beach - 5-7 PM
November 15 - Hansens - Encinitas - 4-6 PM
November 17 - Val Surf - LA - 4-6 PM
November 18 - MadeWest Brewery - Ventura - 6-9 PM
November 19 - Beach House - Santa Barbara - 4-6 PM
November 20 - Wavelengths - Morro Bay - 4-6 PM
November 21 - Santa Cruz Board Builders Guild - Santa Cruz - 4-6 PM
November 22 - Proof Lab - Mill Valley - 4-6 PM