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Competitors announced for 'Eddie'

Eddie Aikau Contest in 2009 Eddie Aikau Contest in 2009

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The competitors for this year's Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau surf competition was announced Wednesday morning.

The 'Eddie' is held at Waimea Bay, on a single day during winter when, and if, waves exceed the 20-foot minimum requirement. The official holding period for this year, the 27th annual, is December 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012.

 28 INVITEES:

  • Brock Little - HAW
  • Bruce Irons - HAW
  • Clyde Aikau - HAW
  • Dave Wassel - HAW
  • Greg Long - USA
  • Jamie O'Brien – HAW
  • Jamie Sterling – HAW
  • Kala Alexander – HAW
  • Kelly Slater – USA
  • Keone Downing – HAW
  • Kohl Christensen – HAW
  • Makua Rothman – HAW
  • Mark Healey – HAW
  • Michael Ho – HAW
  • Nathan Fletcher – USA
  • Noah Johnson – HAW
  • Peter Mel – USA
  • Ramon Navarro – CHL
  • Reef McIntosh – HAW
  • Ross Clarke – Jones – AUS
  • Rusty Keaulana – HAW
  • Shane Dorian – HAW
  • Sunny Garcia – HAW
  • Tom Carroll – HAW
  •  

INT'L INVITEES:

  • Carlos Burle - BRZ
  • Grant Baker - ZAF
  • Jeremy Flores - EUR
  • Takayuki Wakita - JPN

 24 ALTERNATES:

  • Kalani Chapman - HAW
  • Garrett McNamara - HAW
  • Ian Walsh - HAW
  • Kahea Hart - HAW
  • Alex Gray - USA
  • Chris Bertish - ZAF
  • Mark Mathews - AUS
  • Shawn Dollar - USA
  • John John Florence - HAW
  • Danilo Couto - BRZ
  • Jamie Mitchell - AUS
  • Evan Valiere - HAW
  • Gabriel Villaran - PER
  • Danny Fuller - HAW
  • Keoni Watson - HAW
  • Ben Wilkinson - AUS
  • Diego Medina - CHL
  • RUsty Long - USA
  • Derek Dunfee - USA
  • Anthony Tashnick - USA
  • Ken Collins - USA
  • Kealii Mamala - HAW
  • Ross Williams - HAW
  • TAv Hannemann - HAW

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