Josh Kerr was just voted the 'Flight to the Flats' Champ! Thanks to Chippa Wilson for putting the video contest on. The Flight to the Flats competition was based around the rider's best air + maneuver combinations. The final was held in Bali after Kerrzy edged Mitch Coleburn. Kerr was up against tough competitors in Dylan Graves and Balaram Stack with Chippa adding his own air combo's off the record. Kerrzy's aerial talent set the bar and was chosen as the clear winner.
The Punt Of The Year winner has been announced! Congratulations go out to Albee Layer for taking the first place spot and pocketing the $10K for his crazy frontside double-alley-oop.
Albee's air was up against a slew of competition from John John Florence, Matt Meola, Kelly Slater, Alan Fendrich, Cory Lopez. and Gabriel Mendina. All of the surfers nominated for the Punt of the Month raised the bar for above the lip surfing in 2012, and have brought a new level of competition to progressive surfing to be seen going forward.
Thanks to Surfline.com and all of the Punt Of The Year entrants and nominees, and huge props to Albee Layer for stomping such a progressive air!