Grab an autograph or snap a pic with one of the biggest legends in surfing.

Boasting one of Australia’s finest surfing records, 2012 ASP World Champion Joel ‘Parko’ Parkinson will be touching down on his home turf of the Gold Coast to support the groms competing in the Subway Summer Surf Series this weekend from 3 January to 4 January.

Currently ranked 6th on the ASP World Tour 2014 and fresh from the Billabong Pipe Masters in Hawaii, Parko will kick off the first Subway Surfing event of the New Year. The comp is set to showcase the country’s best male and female surfers in the under 16, 18 and 21 age divisions and unearth some serious talent.

The comp at the Gold Coast will be held on the beach where the waves are best pumping, so fans, follow Joel @JoelParko and @subwayaustralia on Twitter to find out exactly where and when he’ll be around to grab an autograph or snap a pic with one of the biggest legends in surfing.