Click the play symbol to wallow in the first episode of the second season of Ain’t That Swell,with Jed Smith and a new co-host Vaughan Dead, brother of Ronnie Blakey ASP commentator and owner of the same easy listening drawl.
Kicking-off with a little look back at the talking points of the Snapper contest they move onto a typically male kerfuffle of whether they are allowed to call the female tour hot before picking at the fraying seam of style.
They say: “We cover the Men’s and Women’s World Tours, feature an interview with Red Bull Cape Fear contestants, Makua Rothman, Koa Rothman and Dean Morrison, talk surf music – The Sunnyboys vs The Surfers featuring Kelly Slater, Rob Machado and Peter King vs Growlers, and much more.
Honorable mentions: Westerly Windina finds her feminine flow, Costa Mesa and the indie surf culture revolution, Kelly Slater, Steph Gilmore and Jimmy Buffet sing Margaritaville and we cross live to the boys from The Sandpit, “Byron’s most cooked radio show,” for an interview with Makua Rothman.”
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