Joel Parkinson (AUS) placed 1st in Heat 9 of Round Two at Meo Rip Curl Pro 2017, Peniche, Portugal
Joel Parkinson of Australia advances directly to Round Three of the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal after winning Heat 8 of Round One at
The World Title race narrows as tough conditions take their toll on contenders.
Heavyweight conditions at Peniche's famous beachbreak made for a thrilling start to the MEO Rip Curl Pro.
Joel Parkinson (AUS) freesurfing on day 2 of the waiting period at Meo Rip Curl Pro 2017, Peniche, Portugal
Joel Parkinson (AUS) and Mick Fanning (AUS) before the start of day 2 at Meo Rip Curl Pro 2017, Peniche, Portugal
Parkinson's 8.93 sent him from last to first in his Round One heat at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
Two-time winner at J-Bay, Joel Parkinson tries to break out of combo situation against Conner Coffin, but comes up just short with 8.07.
Joel Parkinson vs. Conner Coffin
Joel Parkinson vs. Wiggolly Dantas vs. Miguel Pupo
Top Excellent Scored Waves of the day
J.Parkinson vs. N.Young vs. J.Duru - Condensed Heat