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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 year when he got a job with A.S. and joined the Black Tide, how ultimate frisbee works, why they called him “Hollywood”, winning back-to-back-to-back national championships with UCSB, the differences between club sports and NCAA athletics, a 30-second explanation of how to throw the disc, end-zone celebrations, the song Ultimate Frisbee by local musical genius Parry Gripp, Geography as a graduate student, finishing his PhD in eight years, working on food security now as a UCSB researcher, food availability vs. accessibility, working in several countries in Africa, partying in Barcelona before even going to college, playing ultimate all over the world and even winning a world championship in 2002, his college surfing champion brother and his other brother the NFL quarterback, the fact that real athletes don’t play ultimate Frisbee, how free time can be your worst enemy, and how to get the most out of college.