NJ halts competition on Top 10 beaches after storm - Article Photos 1/3

In this Aug. 28, 2012 photo, 5-year-old Dane Michael Valenti of Hasbrouck Heights N.J. rides a wave into shore on a surfboard in Belmar, N.J. New Jersey's Top Ten beaches contest is suspending voting this summer on the best beach in the state, focusing instead on cooperation among regional tourism leaders to promote the shore as a whole as it recovers from Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)