About Bear Woznick

BENEDICTINE OBLATE, HUSBAND, FATHER, WORLD CHAMP SURFER. BIKER, ADVENTURER -  MAN OF GOD.

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EMANGELIZATION

  • Host of Motorcycle Based Reality TV show “Long Ride Home with Bear Woznick”. Distributed worldwide on EWTN and Armed Forces Network to more than two hundred million homes and Amazon Prime Video

  • Host of EWTN’s “The Bear Woznick Adventure” Radio Show heard by millions each week on over 500 radio stations in nearly all 50 states as well as Sirius FM and global shortwave and internet radio and YouTube.

  • Host of the daily “Catechism in a Year” seen daily on Facebook live and YouTube

  • Author of the Sophia Institute’s  books “Deep in the Wave – A Surfing Guide to the Soul” (an Amazon best seller),  “Deep Adventure – The Way of Heroic Virtue” and his Fall 2022 book “12 Rules for Manliness - Where Have all the Cowboys Gone?”  

  • Speaks globally with an emphasis on Men’s Conferences

  • Benedictine Oblate at the Mary Spouse of the Holy Spirit Monastery on North Shore of O’ahu

 

WORLD

CHAMP SURFER 


  • Two time Masters World Tandem Surfing Champ (Bear & Cindy fell in love on a Tandem Surfboard)

  • Legends Stand Up Paddle Surfing Champ

  • Inductee into the Catholic Sports Faith Hall of Fame.

  • Star on Fox Network’s adventure reality show “Clean Break”

  • Guest star and stuntman on “Hawaii 5 – 0”

  • Surfed 20-30 foot waves at Waimea Bay.

  • Surfed a tidal bore in France for 12 kilometer up a river from the ocean.

  • Many Ocean Rescues

  • Paddled on his tandem surfboard the treacherous, 30 mile, open ocean channel between the islands of Molokai and O’ahu.

  • Co-founded the professional International Tandem Surfing Association world tour.

  • Developed and coached dozens of teams including world champions.

ADVENTURER

  • Pedaled his bicycle from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean – San Diego, CA to Jacksonville, FL

  • Sailed his 27 foot Catalina 

  • Licensed Scuba Diver

  • Licensed Private Pilot

  • Skydiver

  • Holds the very rare NINJA blackbelt and holds instructor’s licenses in several other martial arts forms

  • Has repelled off mountains and even out of his 25th floor Waikiki Condo

  • Former Member of the Sons of Hawaii Motorcycle Club – Molokai Chapter

  • Member of Knights on Bikes

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL LIFE ADVENTURE

 


 

  • Married and Father of four adult children. Now lives in Hawaii with his wife Cindy (Marriage is the Greatest Adventure of All)

  • Bachelors in Business Baylor University

  • Masters Degree in Tax from the Washington School of Law

  • Attending Franciscan University of Steubenville Masters Program

  • After working for two Big 4 CPA firms. Has his own CPA practice now for many years

 

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