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.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Updated: Friday, August 17, 2018
The Australian, who announced his retirement earlier this year, says goodbye to Tahiti after losing out to Owen Wright in Round 3.
The Australian is keeping the dream alive, earning a near perfect 9.37 to advance out of Round 3 in Jeffreys Bay.
"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.