Tagged: Joel Parkinson

Thumbnail for 16847

More really good freesurfing in Peniche

Here’s what it looked like at a spot in Peniche on October 22.  Anthony Walsh, Nat Young, Nico Von Rupp, Cooper Chapman, Ace Buchan, Joel Parkinson, Jacob Wilcox and Sebastian Zietz were among those getting in...

Thumbnail for 19890

The wave that buckled Joel Parkinson

But the Pacific had different ideas and sucked him back over the falls where reef and flesh collided. “That was a good size Backdoor wave for the day,” says our photographer here, Pete Frieden....

Thumbnail for 37388

The 10 Most Expensive Surf Films Ever Made

Scratching The Surface: $650,000.  Produced when every surf star was dying for a signature film, Julian Wilson’s Scratching The Surface harkens back to that golden little epoch before the economic ass kicking of 2008...

Thumbnail for 38133

Good Waves in Bad Water!

The WSL’s backup location of Sao Conrado had to be cancelled due to heavy quantities of raw sewage run-off. “I’ll never go back there in my life,” said Joel Parkinson after the competition. “It...