21Days: Episode Three

Saturday, 02 March 2013

The contest start date is in sight as both surfers make final preparations for the season opener. Mick dials his boards in for the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks. In Darren Handley of DHD, Mick has a shaper who labours over the 2x world champ's equipment, and it shows. Mick's also got his training regimen to keep on top of, as he looks to surf more, the closer the contest gets.

Joel, itching for a chance to put on a rashy and knock some of the rust off, heads to Newcastle's Surfest to warm up for the opener at Snapper. Having missed out on his usual warm up event, the Burleigh Breaka Pro, it's the first time he's competed in nearly three months and serves as a confidence-builder of the best sort.

Episode three of 21Days: Parko/Fanning is the last chapter documenting the lives of these two sportsmen as they ready themselves for the first test of the new year. The final lap before the flag drops might be the most nerve-wracking, but it's also the most exciting.



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    "This could be one of the greatest contests ever."

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  • Mick Fanning Stands Up Against Sex Slave Trafficking

    Video inside.

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  • Italo Ferreria's Air Reverse That Wasn't Heard Around The World

    That, and more, on Ain't That Swell.

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  • Mick Fanning Wins GQ Sportsman Of The Year

    Dapper. Very dapper.

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  • Mick Fanning Makes Dreams Come True

    For 16-year-old cancer patient, Ben Beasley.

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  • Aaron Lieber Wins REDirect Surf Film Contest

    For his entry, The Wild.
  • A Petition For St Francis Bay

    Stop cage diving. Sign here.
  • The D'Blanc Perspective

    A new zine on the block. Check it out, here.
  • Barton Lynch Joins Komunity Project

    As ambassador/product developer.
  • Help Chris Abad Go Surfing Again

    A local pro from Oceanside, California, needs your help after a serious surfing injury.
  • Surfer Injured In Northern NSW Shark Attack

    Currently in hospital in stable condition.
  • Makua Rothman's Acceptance Speech

    For the Big Wave Championship Trophy.
  • Shark Attack In South Australia

    Surfer remains in critical condition.
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