Pro Secrets: Joel Parkinson

Top athletes share their meal strategies

Mar 7, 2013
Outside Magazine
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AGE: 31
OCCUPATION: Surfer, 2012 ASP World Tour champion

I’m a basic steak-fish-salad kind of guy. I stay away from big chunks of carbs and try to keep it lean, even when I’m competing. In the morning I’ll usually do eggs and toast, but at night I keep it all protein. My favorite meal to make is seared ahi, and my wife does the most amazing pear salad.