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Road Trippin’ with Mick and Parko

February 25th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Since I totally forgot to type a caption up for this video, I’m going to use the comment left by @iam_kayti for the description: “Lots of tubes & a lot of good airs yewww!” More »

Parko Deals with the Flood

February 25th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Joel Parkinson gets stranded on the NSW north coast by floodwaters. He goes surfing. More »

Parko Wins Reef Hawaiian Pro

November 24th, 2010 by John Zanussi

The day after we posted about Joel Parkinson making a comeback after his horrific heel injury, he goes and wins the first event of this year’s Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Here’s a look at how he went about winning the Reef Hawaiian Pro. More »

Surfer News

Don’t Call it a Comeback: Joel Parkinson

November 21st, 2010 by John Zanussi

  Just over 4 months ago Joel Parkinson severely injured his heel while surfing at home in Australia and had his season literally cut short, less then a week before the Billabong Pro J-Bay was to start. In the time since his injury, he’s had surgery on his heel and has been working real hard to get back to competing with his friends and the rest of the world’s best. Joel probably was feeling good enough to surf in the Rip Curl Pro Search Puerto Rico but with no chance at finishing high in the rankings this year, he made the right move to hold off and continue his recovery. One event he was not going to miss out on was the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Being that Parko is the defending champion for the past two years, you know he wanted to be in top form for this event and try and make it 3 years in a row. More »

Parko is Back!

October 12th, 2010 by John Zanussi

Joel had a massive injury to his heel back in July and hasn’t surfed in months. Here’s his first day back in the water taking it easy and cruising around. He’s got no chance at the World Title this year but he will be surfing in the Triple Crown this winter in Hawaii. More »

Web Sites

Innersection Wild Card Round

September 29th, 2010 by John Zanussi

  Now that the 4 official Innersection rounds are completed and the 20 winning sections have been chosen for the DVD that’s it right? Nope. The masterminds behind Innersection have initiated a wild card round. More »

Joel Parkinson Age 13

August 19th, 2010 by John Zanussi

Check out Parko ripping it up when he was a grom. This video screams early 90’s surf culture. More »

Web Sites

Why do you surf?

August 13th, 2010 by John Zanussi

Last week, Billabong launched a pretty cool website called “I Surf Because”, which asks all surfer’s why do you surf? More »

Surfer News

Joel Parkinson Injury Update

August 3rd, 2010 by John Zanussi

I’m sure you guys remember the gnarly cut to the heel that took Joel Parkinson down days before the J-Bay contest right? Well if you don’t you can relive the events here. A few days after the injury, Parko made a statement saying he’d be back and ready to go for the Teahupo’o contest which starts a few weeks from now, on August 23rd. Surfing Magazine just posted an interview they held with Joel which has info about his recovery and when we can expect him back on tour. More »

Joel Parkinson Injury Press Conference

July 12th, 2010 by John Zanussi

By now I’m sure you’ve herd about Parko’s injury to his heel after a huge day at Snapper Rocks. Here he is talking about his injury and the recovery process. More »


Parko injured at home days before J-Bay contest

July 8th, 2010 by John Zanussi

  Australia’s Surfing Life just posted up some bad news regarding Joel Parkinson. Apparently he wiped out pretty bad at his in his backyard today at Snapper Rocks and came out of the water unable to walk with deep gnarly cut on his lower leg and was then taken to a local hospital. More »


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