ASP World Tour: traveling to where the sun never sets

The top 34 surfers of the 2014 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) have been decided.


The 2014 ASP World Championship Tour qualification process has been concluded. The Top 22 ranked surfers on the year-end ASP World Championship Tour rankings are automatically in for the 2014 Dream Tour season. They are the following:

Mick Fanning (AUS)
Kelly Slater (USA)
Joel Parkinson (AUS)
Jordy Smith (ZAF)
Taj Burrow (AUS)
Julian Wilson (AUS)
Kai Otton (AUS)
Nat Young (USA)
Josh Kerr (AUS)
John John Florence (HAW)
CJ Hobgood (USA)
Michel Bourez (PYF)
Adriano De Souza (BRA)
Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Filipe Toledo (BRA)
Sebastian Zietz (HAW)
Adrian Buchan (AUS)
Jeremy Flores (FRA)
Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Bede Durbidge (AUS)
Matt Wilkinson (AUS)

The Top 10 surfers ranked on the year-end ASP World Rankings (not including surfers qualifying in the Top 22 on the ASP WCT rankings) are:

Adam Melling (AUS)
Kolohe Andino (USA)
Alejo Muniz (BRA)
Jadson Andre (BRA)
Mitch Crews (AUS)
Aritz Aranburu (EUK)
Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Travis Logie (ZAF)
Dion Atkinson (AUS)
Brett Simpson (USA)

The injury wildcards for the 2014 ASP World Championship Tour are Tiago Pires (POR) and Owen Wright (AUS). The first replacement spot for next season has been awarded to Glenn Hall (IRL). He is followed by Mitch Coleborn (AUS), Patrick Gudauskas (USA) and Willian Cardoso (BRA).

There will be 13 Australian surfers, seven Brazilians, five American surfers, three Hawaiian wave riders, two South African surfers, one athlete from the French Polynesia, one French man, one Portuguese and one surfer from the Basque Country.