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North Kirra, Queensland, Australia. (Friday, January 17, 2014) – Current World Surfing Champion Mick Fanning(AUS) and  former World Surfing Champion Joel Parkinson (AUS), who spent their  teenage years honing their  surfing skills at Kirra beach, spoke out today about the controversial development planned at the beach.<br />
Fanning  and parkinson have signed a petition on www.change.org opposing the development, as well as tweeting about the petition to his 138,000 Twitter followers. More than 35,000 people have signed the petition.<br />
Fanning  and Parkinson were both on the beach at the North Kirra this morning signing autographs having  photos taken and were greeted warmly by an enthusiastic army of supporters. The current 3 times World Professional champ  and the former champ were outlining their  views and concerns about the Gold Coast beaches and the Cruise Ship Terminal/Casino issue on public land.<br />
Fanning and Parkinson will take part in a “Paddle-Out” protest at North Kirra on Sunday  (19 January). Those who can’t paddle are being asked to turn up at the beach for a land-based protest.<br />
  Photo: joliphotos.com
North Kirra, Queensland, Australia. (Friday, January 17, 2014) – Current World Surfing Champion Mick Fanning(AUS) and former World Surfing Champion Joel Parkinson (AUS), who spent their teenage years honing their surfing skills at Kirra beach, spoke out today about the controversial development planned at the beach.
Fanning and parkinson have signed a petition on www.change.org opposing the development, as well as tweeting about the petition to his 138,000 Twitter followers....
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