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Joel Parkinson wins Rip Curl Pro Bells

Spectacular finish as Aussie edges out Mick Fanning to ring the Bell

Updated: April 25, 2011, 7:19 PM ET
By Peter 'Joli' Wilson | ESPN Action Sports

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Joel Parkinson just won the Bells trophy and got so excited he pulled the string off. Gallery

The final chapter in the 50th anniversary of the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach contest has been written and winner Joel Parkinson rang the bell trophy so hard and long, he broke the rope right off.

Parkinson laughed later, "It's such an awesome feeling ringing that bell, I ...

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