Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
On the third day of the men's Corona Open J-Bay, the Aussie's J-Bay run came to a close and the draw continued to thin.
"I don't think I have the fierceness in my blood to compete anymore," said the 2012 World Champ.
Parko will retire at the end of this year and therefore surfed in his last heat at the Quik Pro today. His daughter does the honors.
The Australian, who announced his retirement earlier this year, says goodbye to Tahiti after losing out to Owen Wright in Round 3.
On the third day of the men's Corona Open J-Bay, Conner Coffin eliminated the Tour veteran in Round 4 as the draw continues to thin.
Almost 20 years since his first rookie win at J-Bay, Joel Parkinson is saying a bittersweet farewell to the Championship Tour.
Pressure's on! Australia vs. World clash in this must-see heat of the event.
Australia's talent-to-spare is put to the test.
Action resumes after a maintenance break.
The Australians won't be denied...
Australia aims to set the bar in first run.
Saturday was all about either thriving or simply surviving at North Point as the men and women charged through the first round.
J.Parkinson vs. K.Igarashi vs. W.Carmichael
The Cooly Kid brought his decades of experience to his Round 2 heat against Pat Gudauskas Tuesday at the Quik Pro Gold Coast.
Late round battle between two fan favorites at the 2017 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
Epic clash in the semifinals of the 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro.
Classic Joel Parkinson, Stu Kennedy clash at the 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro.
Early round carves at the 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro.
The reigning World Champ had his hands full with Caio Ibelli, but he managed a crucial Round Four win in the closing seconds.
The Rookie of the Year contender makes a late push against Joel Parkinson and Leonardo Fioravanti in Round One win.
The World Title race narrows as tough conditions take their toll on contenders.
The Brazilian flies straight toward his fifth Finals appearance in the Quiksilver Pro in France.
The battle between World Champs John John Florence, Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson lives up to its billing
The Aussie Tour veteran surged to a Round One heat victory at the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
Check out all the best action from a "cooking" first day at the Corona Open J-Bay.