It’s been a day of days here on the North Shore. Mick Fanning just secured his second world title when Parko failed to advance from his round three heat against giant killer Gavin Gillette. The surf at the Pipe Masters was all-time-just-overhead Pipe and 9s and 10s (three 10s to be exact) were dropping like it’s going out of style.
Mick would go on to lose his heat to close friend Dean Morrison but win the title nonetheless. Always a class act, Joel was the first person to meet Mick in the water and chair him up the beach
Stay locked on Surfermag.com as Zach Weisberg will be bringing you the full day’s recap.