Yallingup, Western Australia, 6 January 7, 2005
Creatures of leisure continues to solidify its International surf team with the recent double signing of US based superstars Chris Ward and Timmy Reyes. The signings coincide with both surfers qualifying for the 2005 WCT.
Chris Ward’s entry into the WCT has not come early in his career. He has been blowing minds outside of the competitive arena for years. It’s his new focus on competitive surfing that has everyone talking and his maiden year on the WCT is one of the most eagerly anticipated.
Timmy is “the new kid and carries the hopes and aspirations of the Huntington Beach faithful. Born and raised in Surf City, Timmy is Huntington’s first representative in a number of years. He was always destined for the big stage and now is his opportunity show what one of the countries most gifted new talents can do.
Wardo and Timmy’s signing closely follows the major signing of Rob Machado to the Creatures team. “It’s the simply the strongest surf Team in the world claims Creatures of Leisure USA Brand Manager, Damon George. “Creatures have always had the cream of the Australian heavyweights like — Taj, Mick Fanning, Rasta, Luke Egan, Jake Pato. Now they’ve really internationalized the program. Last year Pat O’Connell came on board along with, Roy Powers and Mike Todd
In the lead up to the 2005 tour both Timmy and Wardo have been putting their design input into signature model tail pads that they will use throughout the year. Creatures of Leisure will market the pads world wide aiming to have the pads into stores around June 2005. “Both surfers are well respected and have strong followings world wide explains International Sales Manager, Shane Partington. “We expect them to be pretty popular sellers