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Notable and Quotable: Ronnie Blakey Edition

A roundup of the best quips from the Aussie funnyman at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast:

John John Florence of Hawaii won Heat 2 of Round Four at the Quik Pro, Gold Coast Australia. John John Florence WSL / Ed Sloane

"It's like squirting honey in your eyes."
-- describing John John Florence's smooth style.

Tyler Wright heading out for Heat 2 of Round Three at the Roxy Pro. Tyler Wright WSL / Ed Sloane

"Tyler [Wright] is looking laser focused, if she walked in front of you, she'd chop you right in half."
-- on the reigning World Champ's intense focus heading into Finals day.

"It looked like a poke bowl."
-- after seeing a photo of Conner Coffin's knee injury on Instagram.

Sally Fitzgibbons of Australia advanced to the quarterfinals after winning Heat 3 of Round Four at the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, Australia. Sally Fitzgibbons WSL / Kelly Cestari

"Whenever I see Sally on camera, I feel like the unhealthiest human on the planet. I think she runs marathons after her heats."
-- regarding Sally Fitzgibbons' fitness after her Quarterfinal heat win.

Stephanie Gilmore and Mikey Wright Mikey Wright and Steph Gilmore WSL / Daniel Ridgley Hewitt

"Is it mullet, or moo-lay?"
-- expanding on the correct French pronunciation of Mikey Wright's bogan haircut.

"It must be a nightmare when you're going through customs." -- talking about the 17-centimeter metal rod in Bede Durbidge's pelvis.

Conner Coffin of the USA survived Round Two with a last minute ride giving him the score he needed to win Heat 9 of Round Two at the Quik Pro Gold Coast, Australia. Conner Coffin WSL / Kelly Cestari

"He's not giving himself a 4 right now…"
-- commenting on Conner Coffin's double-shaka claim after a last-second win.

Gabriel Medina and Kelly Slater at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast. Kaipo Guerrero with Kelly Slater and Gabriel Medina. WSL / Steve Sherman

"Kaipo [Guerrero] opened his wallet and a bunch of moths flew out."
-- describing the scene when the notoriously frugal Hawaiian reached for the check during a group dinner.

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