Portugal's new power broker enjoyed his big breakout moment in J-Bay, but his work is nowhere near done.
Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson came down to cheer on the boys during the final of the Corona Open J-Bay.
The former World Champion has quietly climbed the Jeep Leaderboard as the Tour shifts to his wheelhouse.
I think was just happy to be back on land after the shark sighting,even though he lost!
Micks Supertubes barrel!
Mick runs down to surf round four.
The Corona Open J-Bay was placed onholdwhen event organizers and safety teams began tracking a 3 metre Great White Shark swimming into the
Mick Fanning 2009 ASP World Champion - Rip Curl Highlights Video
Mick Fanning from Australia went head to head with his best friend Joel Parkinson until the last event of the year to become 2009 ASP World