ALBEE LAYER ~ WINS THE $10K

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!

Check out the full story on Surfline.com here...

 

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P U N T ~ Y E A R

Who will win the $10,000? The Punt of the Year finalist will be complete once Nov/Dec has been decided. Here is a recap of your finalists so far. Final voting will take place in January. Your vote will count in deciding who will take the $10,000 and the Punt of the Year title.

November: John John Florence

October: Gabriel Medina

September: John John Florence

August: John John Florence

July: Alan Fendrich

June: Cory Lopez

May: Alan Fendrich

April: Kelly Slater

March: Matt Meola

February: Matt Meola

January: Albee Layer

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JOHN JOHN FLORENCE WINS AUGUST PUNT OF THE MONTH

Florence nails perfect stalefish rotation to get the nod from the judges