John Florence Wins The 2011 Volcom Pipe Pro

Backside at zee Pipeline. Photobrent/SPL

Backside at zee Pipeline. Photobrent/SPL

Bruce's compsure dropping into Backdoor goes unmatched. Photobrent/SPL

Bruce's compsure dropping into Backdoor goes unmatched. Photobrent/SPL

Damo looks like he's reaching for the wall with his right hand—when was the last time you were in a barrel where you could touch the wall? Photobrent/SPL

Damo looks like he's reaching for the wall with his right hand—when was the last time you were in a barrel where you couldn't actually touch the wall? Photobrent/SPL

Said Kekoa Bacalso of his 10-point, $1,000 Backdoor wave: "To tell you the truth I didn’t think I was going to make it. I was just pumping for my life. Right at the end it almost closed out on me, I just barraged that last section because I wasn’t going to do all that work and pumping for nothing. No stickers on da board, I’m a soul surfer now, as they say." Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Said Kekoa Bacalso of his 10-point, $1,000 Backdoor wave: "To tell you the truth I didn’t think I was going to make it. I was just pumping for my life. Right at the end it almost closed out on me, I just barraged that last section because I wasn’t going to do all that work and pumping for nothing. No stickers on da board, I’m a soul surfer now, as they say." Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Ola Eleogram looking pretty relaxed in there. Photobrent/SPL

Ola Eleogram looking pretty relaxed in there. Photobrent/SPL

The only two 10s of the event: Ian Walsh and Kekoa Bacalso, with Electric's Matt Shadbolt in the middle handing out the $1,000 checks to the boys. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

The only two 10s of the event: Ian Walsh and Kekoa Bacalso, with Electric's Matt Shadbolt in the middle handing out the $1,000 checks to the boys. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Just another day at home for John Florence really. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Just another day at home for John Florence, really. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Brent Bielmann decided to step back and enjoy Aamion's poise for a moment. Photobrent/SPL

Brent Bielmann decided to step back and enjoy Aamion's poise for a moment. Photobrent/SPL

Even with just four guys out Pipe can still be a little hectic. Photobrent/SPL

Even with just four guys out Pipe can still be a little hectic. Photobrent/SPL

Evan Valiere showing flawless pigdog execution. Photobrent/SPL

Evan Valiere showing flawless pigdog execution. Photobrent/SPL

Jamie O'Brien was doing what he does best: making impossible drops at Pipeline look easy. Photo courtesy Hawaii.rr.com/Bernie Baker

Jamie O'Brien was doing what he does best: making impossible drops at Pipeline look easy. Photo courtesy Hawaii.rr.com/Bernie Baker

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