Joel Wookey lives at St. Andrews beach with OPS his home break. Joel surfs everyday after school at OPS, Gunna and Rye with his dad who has been producing his boards and coaching him along the way.
Joel has surfed all around Australia including the Gold Coast, Western Australia, South Australia and also Indo. Famous breaks surfed include Snapper, North Point and Lakey Peak.
Competing since the age of 12, first at Phillip Island Boardriders and now at Peninsula Surfriders in the Junior and Open divisions placing 1st in the Under 16 aggregate over the two seasons and 25th in the Open. Earlier in 2013 Joel was invited to compete in the 18 Play it Safe By the Water junior challenge at Bells Beach where he got the chance to surf perfect Bells with just 3 others in the water.