John John Florence wins the Volcom Pipe Pro!
With stitches in his palm and a stiff neck, John John was battling back from third place in the final heat (behind Jamie O'Brien and Kai Barger). A few minutes left on the clock, John John had a perfect 10-point ride. His combined total still left him in third place. It looked grim for the 19-year-old, but after congratulating Jamie O'Brien with practically no time left on the clock, John John captured a 9.93 to take the win.
1st – John John Florence (HAW) 19.93pts, $20,000
2nd – Jamie O'Brien (HAW) 19.40pts, $10,000
3rd – Kai Barger (HAW) 18.20pts, $6,500
4th – Nathan Yeomans (CA, USA) 7.57pts, $5,500
Watch the highlights from the final and watch the post-final interviews with Jamie O'Brien and John John here…