It was no easy road for the defending ASP World Champion, but in a hard-fought effort Joel Parkinson beat Michel Bourez in the final of the Oakley Bali Pro to take the victory.
There's no question the waves were absolutely flawless for rounds four and five of the Oakley Bali Pro, and Joel Parkinson's perfect 20-point heat accented that fact.
After five days off. the Oakley Bali Pro got back into the swing of things and it was Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson and John John Florence that led the charge through round three
There have been some dreamy days at the Oakley Bali Pro, but seven days in and they've only run two rounds. That doesn't mean the boys haven't been keeping their game sharp.
Former world champ CJ Hobgood's earned himself a reputation as one of the hardest chargers on tour. Jon Coen caught up with him to talk about the heavy stuff.
The opening day of the Oakley Bali Pro got underway in some epic Indo conditions, but it was John John Florence's 10-point air that stole the show.
A lot has changed for Bruce Irons since the death of his brother, and none of it's been easy, but as he's come to learn, life does go on.
During a busy day at the Quiksilver Pro, John John Florence was forced to withdraw due to injury, while Joel Parkinson took out Dane Reynolds ... and there's more.
After a number of down days the Quiksilver Pro Australia finally took to the water for round two and Dane Reynolds didn't disappoint.
Ranked forth in the world and touted as a world title contender this year, John John Florence finds peace away from surfing behind the lens.
Kelly Slater maintains his perfect Round One record at Quiksilver Pro Australia as contest gets underway at Rainbow Bay.
The 2013 ASP World Tour gets under way March 2 with the Quiksilver Pro Australia. Kelly Slater and Joel Parkinson head the pack, but there's others to watch.
The 2013 ASP World Tour gets underway on March 2 with the Quiksilver Pro Australia. Kelly Slater and Joel Parkinson head the pack, but there's others to watch.
After an unforgettable run last season, can Parkinson defend, will Slater retain top form, can a young gun grab the title? The 2013 ASP World Tour season is fraught with questions.
Can Parkinson defend? Will Slater retain top form? Can a young gun grab the title? The 2013 ASP World Tour season is fraught with questions.
From world tour veteran to mixed martial arts fighter to eco campaigner, Dustin Barca is not about taking the easy road