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A certain Venturan acrobat will be showing up — and hopefully blowing up. Photo by Billabong

Guess Who Else Just Got Invited To The Vans Pipe Masters

3 more withdrawals, and 3 more exciting replacements.

news // Dec 6, 2022
Words by Holden Trnka
Reading Time: 2 minutes

A few days ago we released an updated list of the Vans Pipe Masters invitees, which was adjusted for injury withdrawals and their replacements.

Now, with the event window merely three days away, we’ve got another replacement update.

Man of the people — and intergalactic explorer — Eithan Osborne will be replacing Jack Robinson, who has pulled out due to a burst appendix. Heal up, Robbo!

Josh Moniz, in his first significant return to competition since his Supertubos neck injury, will be filling in for John John Florence who, after his win at Haleiwa, will be taking time off to recharge and focus on the 2023 World Tour.

And finally, Vans Stab High Presented by Monster Energy punter Shane Sykes will be taking the place of ol’ canola oil Slater, who has slipped out of our grasp yet again.

Shane will be there. Photo by Jimmy Wilson

While we were looking forward to seeing these grizzled gents in the Vans Pipe Masers, the fact that they’ve been replaced by three high-flying lunatics — one of which has won a Pipe event before — is at least a worthy consolation.

Below is the fully updated list of invitees, once again.

Men’s Invitees:

Seth Moniz, Barron Mamiya, Griffin Colapinto, Mikey Wright, Yago Dora, Billy Kemper, Koa Smith, Mason Ho, Nathan Florence, Ivan Florence, Shayden Pacarro, Eli Hanneman, Makana Pang, Koa Rothman, Eli Olson, Jamie O’Brien, Matt Meola, Noah Beschen, Imaikalani deVualt, Jackson Bunch, Kala Grace, Kaulana Apo, Tosh Tudor, Eimeo Czermak, Kauli Vaast, Balaram Stack, Nic Von Rupp, Joao Chianca, Al Cleland Jr, Crosby Colapinto, Riaru Ito, Rio Wada, Eithan Osborne, Josh Moniz, Shane Sykes, Craig Anderson, Mikey February, Harry Bryant, Noa Deane, and Rasta Rob

Women’s Invitees: 

Carissa Moore, Moana Jones-Wong, Coco Ho, Zoe McDougall, Betty Lou Sakura Johnson, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Pua DeSoto, Bethany Hamilton, Aelan Vaast, Caity Simmers, Sierra Kerr, Tyler Wright, Bella Nalu, Vahine Fierro, Maluhia Kinimaka, Luana Silva, Sophie Bell, and Laura Enever, Gabriela Bryan, Molly Picklum.

The 2022 Vans Pipe Masters event window opens December 8-20th and you’ll be able to watch the live action and more at VansPipeMasters.comStabmag.com, and YouTube.

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