A Running List Of Mid Year Cut Victims And Escapees - Stab Mag
The aerially talented Samuel Pupo contemplates a season on the Challenger. We back him to follow the path of his good friend João and return to CT competition soon. Photo by WSL/Cait Miers

A Running List Of Mid Year Cut Victims And Escapees

Could these be the next Mollys and Joāos?

elsewhere // Apr 23, 2023
Words by Holden Trnka
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Editors note: This post will be updated as the Margaret River Pro continues.

Though the Mid-Year cut hasn’t snuck up on us — or the competitors — like it did last year, the visceral impact of such a policy has hardly been reduced.

Despite two of last year’s cut victims, Molly Picklum and Joāo Chianca, currently sitting at World #1, the immediate weight of falling off tour won’t feel diminished for those experiencing it.

Below is an updated list of those who will be heading to the Challenger and who will be truckin’ to Lemoore.

You can also read our on-site coverage here.

Mid-Year Cut Victims:

  • Macy Callaghan (AUS)
  • Isabella Nichols (AUS)
  • Courtney Conologue (USA)
  • Johanne Defay (FRA)
  • Brisa Hennessey (CR)
  • Sophie McCulloch (AUS)
  • Carlos Munoz (CR)
  • Michael Rodrigues (BRA)
  • Maxime Huscenot (FRA)
  • Zeke Lau (HAW)
  • Samuel Pupo (BRA)
  • Nat Young (USA)
  • Jackson Baker (AUS)
  • Kelly Slater (USA)
  • Kolohe Andino (USA)
  • Jadson Andre (BRA)
  • Ramzi Boukhiam (MOR)
  • Jake Marshall (USA)
  • Miguel Pupo (BRA)

Mid-Year Cut Escapees:

  • Molly Picklum (AUS)
  • Tyler Wright (AUS)
  • Carissa Moore (USA)
  • Caity Simmers (USA)
  • Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA)
  • Stephanie Gilmore (AUS)
  • Caroline Marks (USA)
  • Lakey Peterson (USA)
  • Gabriela Bryan (HAW)
  • Bettylou Sakura Johnson (HAW)
  • João Chianca (BRA)
  • Jack Robinson (AUS)
  • Filipe Toledo (BRA)
  • Ethan Ewing (AUS)
  • Griffin Colapinto (USA)
  • Ryan Callinan (AUS)
  • Caio Ibelli (BRA)
  • John John Florence (HAW)
  • Yago Dora (BRA)
  • Leonardo Fioravanti (IT)
  • Gabriel Medina (BRA)
  • Connor O’Leary (AUS/JPN)
  • Matthew McGillivray (ZAF)
  • Jordy Smith (ZAF)
  • Callum Robson (AUS)
  • Italo Ferreira (BRA)
  • Liam O’Brien (AUS)
  • Rio Waida (IDR)
  • Kanoa Igarashi (JPN)
  • Barron Mamiya (HAW)
  • Seth Moniz (HAW)
  • Ian Gentil (HAW)


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