Another day on the farm

Parkinson and Hobgood display veteran poise in different conditions

Updated: April 24, 2011, 10:12 AM ET
By Peter 'Joli' Wilson | ESPN Action Sports

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The first glimpse of Bells Beach is across farmland, where cows and packs of kangaroos remind you you're in the country and this is a protected surfing reserve. For the past three days, this view has included lines of waves stacked up against off-shore winds, leading the best surfers in the world to press the accelerator.

Owen Wright, Adriano de Souza, and Joel Parkinson all carried that speed into the first three heats and ...

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