The Australian is keeping the dream alive, earning a near perfect 9.37 to advance out of Round 3 in Jeffreys Bay.
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.
After announcing his retirement, Joel Parkinson overcomes Jeep Leader Julian Wilson and local Wildcard Matthew McGillivray in Round 1.
Almost 20 years since his first rookie win at J-Bay, Joel Parkinson is saying a bittersweet farewell to the Championship Tour.