The trialists for the 2014 Billabong Pipe Masters Trials have been announced. The 4-Round trials event is scheduled to take place on the first day of the Billabong Pipe Masters waiting period (depending on available swell of course). Round 1 will consist of eight 4-man heats with the top two surfers advancing to the next round. The top 2 finishers in the Trials final will earn wildcard spots into the main event of the 2014 Billabong Pipe Masters.
2014 BILLABONG PIPE MASTERS TRIALS ROUND 1
(Top 2 from each heat advance to Trials Round 2)
Heat 1: Keanu Asing, Kalani David, Danny Fuller, Shane Dorian
Heat 2: Ezekiel Lau, Alex Smith, Jamie O'Brien, Ola Eleogram
Heat 3: Ian Walsh, Kai Barger, Sunny Garcia, Reef Mcintosh
Heat 4: Granger Larsen, Kaimana Jaquias, Seth Moniz, Isaiah Moniz
Heat 5: Torrey Meister, Joshua Moniz, Billy Kemper, Kalani Chapman
Heat 6: Joel Centeio, Kiron Jabour, Kaito Kino, Makai Mcnamara
Heat 7: Tanner Hendrickson, Gavin Gillette, Hank Gaskell, Nathan Florence
Heat 8: Mason Ho, Pancho Sullivan, Dylan Goodale, Jack Robinson
UPDATE (12/8); Ricardo Dos Santos was injured at Pipe yesterday and will not be competing in the trials. He has been replaced in the trials by Isaiah Moniz.