Stab Pod: The WSL's New "Make Or Break" Series Will Burn Bridges, Floaty GOAT Endorfins, & Is Self-Hooting A Sin? - Stab Mag

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Stab Pod: The WSL’s New “Make Or Break” Series Will Burn Bridges, Floaty GOAT Endorfins, & Is Self-Hooting A Sin?

“They’re going to catch people talking shit about one another for sure” – Ronnie Blakey

news // Dec 19, 2021
Words by stab
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This week’s pod is a fast-unraveling tapestry with many loose ends.

Danny and Buck discuss the odd optics of chop hops at Big Wave events, Kelly Slater’s new fin company ‘Endorfins’, and Ronnie Blakey elaborates on the highly-invasive extenda-boom mic pole catching WSL surfers talking shit in the forthcoming “Make or Break” series.

The boys also discuss the confusing ontology of NFT’s, Koa Smith’s savvy early adoption of fringe trends, and grabble with the suitable penance for a self-hooting surf sin.

This weeks’ CUSP takes on an abbreviated form, covering the Vans Triple Crown rule changes, the progressive board continuum, and what happens when the average punter surfs Pipe.

Time codes for finger-tappers

Be the Climate Change You Want to see in the world (1:29)

Buck’s spooky-faced cameo in a Portuguese World Title showdown hype-reel (2:10)

Paul Evans & Ben Mundy’s Nazare surf commentary bender was incredible (4:40)

Floaty GOAT endorfins & hardware marketing puns (10:00)

Drive To Survive & Make Or Break (16:00)

Buy your dog a Stab Premium & win a T-shirt (26:00) 

Koa Smith Is Going To The Moon & He’ll Be There Early – (27:30)

Surf Sin (33:00) – Self-Hooter

CUSP (42:45)

Triple Crown Recap (43:00)

Progressive-Board Rule Change (44:30)

Who’s in? (48:10)

When the average punter surfs Pipe (57:00)


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