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