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Real Gauchos

REAL GAUCHOS. 50 1-hr interviews with people who've done cool stuff. Hosted by Paul Rivas on KCSB 91.9 FM in 2011-13. Free on realgauchos.com + iTunes Podcasts.

Aug 29, 2013

Paul Rivas interviews Greg Husak LIVE on being raised by highly educated PE teachers in Southern California, playing team and individual sports in high school, Halloween Isla Vista 1992, the Anaconda, Environmental Studies as an undergraduate student, working on his frisbee game, not thriving in college until his third...


Aug 1, 2013

Paul Rivas interviews Orlando Johnson on growing up in Seaside, California, trying all sports (even rollerskating), not playing year-round basketball until his senior year of high school, being raised by his two brothers, getting 13 NCAA Division I basketball scholarship offers and going to Loyola Marymount, choosing to...


Jul 25, 2013

Paul Rivas interviews Todd Tressler LIVE on growing up on a Santa Barbara mountainside, joining a women's track club in fourth grade to get faster for soccer, playing every sport as a kid, his late father's rivalry with Dave Thoreson, starting at quarterback for San Marcos High School JV Football before quitting to run...


Jul 18, 2013

Paul Rivas interviews Andy Graham LIVE on growing up a regular kid in Southern California, quitting football to play baseball year round, not being allowed to throw curve balls, throwing his first change-up by accident, burnout in youth sports, pitching for UCSB against several future big leaguers, not realizing until...


Apr 11, 2013

Paul Rivas interviews Marty Davis on growing up in NorCal, witnessing the Yosemite Firefall every summer as a young outdoorsman, not picking up a tennis racket until age 12, getting a college tennis scholarship to Cal at the last minute, repeatedly losing to Stanford's John McEnroe in front of thousands of...