Listen: “The Drop” Episode 2, With Ronnie Blakey
“If I was John, since Portugal, I wouldn’t have slept a wink. I would have been freaking. And I think Gabriel’s sleeping like a baby.”
Welcome to the second episode of “The Drop,” Stab‘s new podcast hosted by Shane Dorian and Nathan “Noodles” Webster, featuring conversations with surfing’s best and brightest.
For the second episode of Stab‘s fledgling audio effort, Shane and Noodles cornered Ronnie Blakey at the Stab house on the North Shore, just across from Log Cabins. The husky, golden-locked, and dashing Australian baritone, Blakey sat down for a candid conversation on professional surfing, his path to the front of the WSL’s commentary pecking order, the deeper, darker sides of some of the Championship Tour’s personalities, and rumors and real truths around the very personal rivalries amongst the tour’s top talents, currently.
You can listen to the conversation below, though we’ll encourage you to go subscribe to “The Drop” on iTunes, here, or wherever you keep your podcasts queued.
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