Big waves and even bigger risk on a surf trip in Nicaragua | podcast

battleface believes risk is an integral part of travel. That’s why we sat down with some of the most adventurous globetrotters on the planet to find out what happens when things go south on the road.

When It Hits The Fan features tales of disasters, close-calls and hair-raising ordeals from explorers, journalists, extreme-sports fanatics and more.

From capsizing in Iranian rapids to fending off corrupt police in Colombia, our guests have faced down danger – and lived to tell the tale. Hosted by Jack Davidson, the podcast provides a warts-and-all glimpse into high-risk travel and what really happens… when it hits the fan.

In this episode we chat to Oli Russell-Cowan, founder of Rad Season about a surf trip in Nicaragua gone wrong.

Hailing from the UK, Oli is a keen surfer, festival-goer and all-round culture vulture. He also hosts the Rad Season podcast, available on multiple platforms

The Rad Season platform which keeps travellers up-to-date with the world’s best action sports, cultural events and music festivals.