Joel Parkinson wins 2012 world title (and the Pipe Masters), Hawaii

2002, 2004, 2009 and 2011. That's how many times Joel Parkinson, 31 and from the Gold Coast, has finished second in the world. But after making it to the final today at the Billabong Pipe Masters, Joel has finally won his first world title. He also won the final, against Josh Kerr, for his first event win of the year. Read more, here.