• Parko wins Sunset - Bring On Pipeline!

Billabong team rider Joel Parkinson has won the O'neill World Cup of Surfing at Sunset for the third time.

He beat Sunny Garcia, Mick Fanning and Dusty Payne in epic 8-10ft waves.

Now leading the race for the prestigious Van's Triple Crown, It was Joel's third victory at Sunset and puts him equal with Derek Ho as the most successful surfer ever at the break.

The win couldn't have come at a better time with the world title showdown against Fanning set to start at Pipe on December 8th.

You can follow the battle for the 2009 ASP world title during the Billabong Pipe Masters LIVE via Webcast on billabongpro.com and on Fuel TV in Australia.