Matt Meola Wins Innersection

Last night at the Komune Resort on the Gold Coast, young Hawaiian Matt Meola was crowned the 2010 Innersection champion and he saw his bank account grow by $100,000. Congratulations Matt!

It was a close race between Innersection standouts Craig Anderson and Matt Meola. Both put forth a phenomenal display of progressive surfing in their sections. Photo: Glaser

Maui surfer Matt Meola went from relative obscurity to being on everyone's radar after his incredible part in the film. Photo: Glaser

Winning this competition against some of the most talented surfers in the world is priceless. Although the $100,000 certainly doesn't hurt. Photo: Glaser

The night's festivities included live music from fellow Innersection competitor Ozzie Wright and his band the Goons of Doom. Photo: Glaser