Trialists For Rip Curl Pro Pipeline Masters Announced

A who’s who of Pipeline surfers will be battling it out for two lone WCT spots in the Rip Curl Code STL Trials, including former Pipe masters, international rippers, and local Hawai’ian chargers. Contest officials are looking to start this Wednesday at the fabled Banzai Pipeline and swells are starting to stack up.

Contestants For Rip Curl Code STL Trials. For more information and up to the minute updates log onto

Round of 40
H1: Liam McNamara (HAW); Braden Dias (HAW); Danny Fuller (HAW); Mark Healey (HAW)
H2: Takayuki Wakita (JPN); Laurent Pujol (FRA); Aamion Goodwin (HAW); Randall Paulson (HAW)
H3: Tamayo Perry (HAW); Shane Dorian (HAW); Travis Lynch (AUS); Kalani Chapman (HAW)
H4: Jason Frederico (HAW); Malik Joyeux (PYF); Tory Barron (HAW); Clint Kimmins (AUS)

Round of 32
H1: Fred Patacchia (HAW); Tom Dosland (USA); Brian Pacheco (HAW); 1.1
H2: Kekoa Bacalso (HAW); Ian Walsh (HAW); Richard Sills (ZAF); 2.1
H3: Tom Curren (USA); Mikey Bruneau (HAW); Kamalei Alexander (HAW); 1.2
H4: Gabe Kling (USA); Naohisa Ogawa (JPN); Marcus Hickman (HAW); 2.2
H5: Zane Harrison (AUS); Myles Padaca (HAW); Makua Rothman (HAW); 1.3
H6: Mikala Jones (HAW); Dustin Barca (HAW); Jamie Sterling (HAW); 2.3
H7: Jesse Merle-Jones (HAW); Brian Toth (PRI); Derek Ho (HAW); 1.4
H8: Pablo Gutierrez (ESP); Bruno Santos (BRA); Rob Machado (USA); 2.4