Pe’ahi World Cup Tow-In Surfing Championship

The Association of Professional Towsurfers (APT) is proud to announce that Mormaii, a Brazilian based surf clothing and product company has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the Mormaii Pe’ahi World Cup Tow-In Surfing Championship.

This will be the last event of the 2008/2009 series and with this event, the APT will crown its second annual World Champion tow-in surfing team.

“We are gaining momentum with the APT World Tour and believe the support we have from the athletes has been crucial to our success” says APT Founder and President Eric Akiskalian.

Eric went further to say, “We are blessed by an incredible sponsor in Mormaii and we have a solid Event Director in ‘Handsome Bugga’ Rodney Kilborn, APT’s Vice President who has directed tow-in events at Pe’ahi in 1997 and in 2002.”

APT Invite List:
1. Koby Abberton / Ryan Hipwood - AUS
2. Danilo Couto / Rodrigo Resende - BRA
3. Evarldo 'Pato' Texeira / Yuri Soledad - BRA/HI
4. Sylvio Mancusi / Edilson Assuncau - BRA
5. Diego Medina / Critobal Gonzales - CHI
6. Grant 'Twiggy' Baker / Greg Long - SA/CA
7. Jamie Mitchell / James Watson - AUS
8. Scott Chandler / Chuck Patterson - CA
9. Carlos Burle / Eraldo Gueiros - BRA
10. Alastair Mennie / Andrew Cotton - IRE
11. Tyler Fox / Shane Desmond - CA
12. Makua Rothman / Ikaika Kalama - HI
13. Mike Parsons / Brad Gerlach - CA
14. Garrett McNamara / Kealii Mamala - HI
15. Jamie Sterling / Mark Visser - HI
16. Sion Milosky / Dustin Barca - HI
17. Myles Padaka / Felipe Espiritu - HI
18. Archie Kalepa / Buzzy Kerbox - HI
19. Ross Clark Jones / Tony Ray - AUS
20. Ian Walsh / Shane Dorian - HI
21. Jamie O'Brian / Troy Alotis - HI
22. Kaleo Amadeo /  Nalu Wallace - HI
23. Anthony Tashnick / Darryl 'Flea' Virostko - CA
24. Wild Card

Alternates:
(in alphabetical order by first partner name)
Cambell Ferrell / Doug Young - HI/NZ
Carlos ‘Coco’ Nogales / TBD – MEX
Dan Morre / Mark Anderson – HI
Dylan Longbottom / Laurie Towner - AUS
Ed Guzman / Juao Jabour- CA/BRA
Kalani Chapman / Ezira Sitt – HI
Ollie Richardson / Dan Hasselschwert - OR
Peter Mel/ Ryan Augenstein – CA
Ramon Navarro / Christian Merrello - CHI
Russell Smith / Tyler Smith - CA
Titus Kinimaka / Kalani Vierra - HI
Zach Wormhoudt / Jake Wormhoudt – CA


SOURCE: APT