Parko and Wright surf Supertubes in JBay Open

Owen Wright – Photo ASP /  Kirstin Scholtz.

Owen Wright – Photo ASP / Kirstin Scholtz.

Local surfer Owen Wright  advanced into the Quarterfinals of the J-Bay Open winning his Round 5 heat over Gabriel Medina (BRA) and Freddy Patacchia Jnr (HAW) in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa  yesterday.

Wright netted an excellent 8.67 (out of ten) high scoring ride and will face Alejo Muniz (BRA) in the Quarterfinals.

Joel Parkinson. Photo ASP / Kelly Cestari.

Joel Parkinson. Photo ASP / Kelly Cestari.

Joel Parkinson of Coolangatta also advanced into the Quarter Finals of the J-Bay Open, defeating fellow Australians Josh Kerr and Taj Burrow in Round 5 at Supertubes.

The sixth stop on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour, the J-Bay Open, is webcast LIVE via


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