Mark Howard’s ‘The Howie Games’ LIVE with special guest Joel Parkinson is coming to Newcastle

PodcastOne just announced that Australia’s favourite sports podcast creator Mark Howard will host one of the world’s most gifted and iconic surfers, Joel Parkinson in a series of The Howie Games Live events.

With his natural flair for interviewing the world’s best and most inspiring athletes, Howie will take the audience through a live podcast experience dissecting Parko’s 17-year career on the World Surf League tour. From what’s helped him to what’s hindered him, and reliving some of his real moments of glory such as his 2012 World title win where he defeated Kelly Slater at Pipeline, Hawaii.  

“It’s been almost a year since my retirement after 18 years of touring so the time is right for me to sit down with some good mates, have a good chat about life on tour, the highs and the lows and the madness of tour life, while reminiscing some great old stories and experiences,”
Joel Parkinson

Howie added: “As a frustratingly bad surfer myself, I can’t wait to sit down with one of the best surfers Australia has ever produced and have a good old chat about Parko’s life surfing the best waves on the planet. Joel finished 2nd on the world tour four times, but he never gave up on his dream of being the champ. That’s the part of Joel that fascinates me.”  

The special Live series of The Howie Games with Joel Parkinson will kick off in Sydney on Tuesday 26th November at the Metro Theatre, followed by Newcastle on Wednesday 27th November. Howie and Parko will hit the Gold Coast in March and Geelong in April 2020.  

A VIP meet and greet experience is available for $125, or General Admission for $65.  

Venues and dates: SYDNEY: Metro Theatre Tuesday 26th November 2019 Tickets available at  NEWCASTLE: NEX – Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre Wednesday 27th November 2019 Tickets available at  GOLD COAST: HOTA (Home Of The Arts) Thursday 26th March 2020 Tickets on sale soon  GEELONG: Geelong Arts Centre Thursday 16th April 2020

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