Joel Parkinson wins ASP World Title
Preview Day 1 Day 2 Slater Sidelined Parko Wins
Joel Parkinson won his first ASP World Title on Friday on the final day of the Billabong Pipeline Masters on Oahu's North Shore when Kelly Slater failed to advance out of his semifinal heat. Parkinson also secured his first Pipe Masters event victory later in the day.
A newcomer to surfing's top spot, Australia's Parkinson, 31, has four runner-up world title finishes in his 11-year career on tour. ...
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