11 Oct 2020



Giant-wave visionary? Center-aged grom? Just right Time Charlie? Screw free? For one of the most big-wave global’s maximum unforgettable characters, Ross Clarke-Jones is in all probability the entire above. One of the most first males to make a real occupation out of big-wave browsing, RCJ’s love affair with Waimea Bay in spite of everything earned him an Eddie win in 2001 — perhaps essentially the most coveted of big-wave accomplishments. Concurrently a tow-surf god, RCJ pioneered the unruly waters of Nazare, buying and selling North Shore winters for Ecu staycations. Caught in Australia till additional realize, Jamie Mitchell chats with the very colourful and frothy Ross Clarke-Jones in the most recent episode of the Past due Drop.

Episode Notes:

0:00: Rising up at the Central Coast, Formative years, Finding force for professional browsing, Getting on Quiksilver, Starring in Mad Wax

14:52: Breaking thru excursion comps to get to important waves, Following in Kong’s footsteps, Attending to Hawaii, Billabong Professional at Waimea Bay on a 7’10”, Feeling at house in Hawaii, Embraced through Da Hui

26:14: Winters at the North Shore, The tow-in motion, Mythical swell of 1998, The coincidence with the Jet Ski

45:30: Dating with The Eddie match, In the end profitable The Eddie, The 2016 Eddie match

1:00:53: Dating with Nazare, Posting up in Europe, Racing vehicles, Burgers and No longer-Burgers, Getting sucked into Nazare cliff, Australian Survivor

1:18:18: Ross’s 5-to-End Questions

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