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The Vans Pipe Masters Invitee List

Locked, loaded, stacked, etc. Here are the 8 CT’ers, 20 Local Disciples, 7 Misfits, 9 Blow-ins, and 20 Women.

news // Oct 21, 2022
Words by Coral McDuffee
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Those of you who like watching banzai barrels, airs over a notoriously flesh-grinding reef, and re-imagined contest formats must’ve tuned into the Pipe Masters Invite Show.

Over the last two weeks, Keala Kennely, Makua Rothman, and Nathan Fletcher unleashed a trove of historical Pipe knowledge and discussed the new format, rules, and prize purse of the 2022 Vans Pipe Masters. 

Episode 1 of the Vans Pipe Masters Invite Show showed the world which male CT surfers would be competing, as well as the entire 20-surfer female field.

Episode 2 of the Vans Pipe Masters Invite Show revealed the complete list of competitors, and our hosts hand-selected the first heats.

Now, want to see al the names in writing? We got you. Here are the 20 locals, 7 misfits, 9 blow-ins, 8 CT’ers, and 20 women pulling up to Pipe this December:

Womens Invitees: Carissa Moore, Stephanie Gilmore, Moana Jones—Wong, Coco Ho, Zoe McDougall, Betty Lou Sakura Johnson, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Malia Manuel, 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.

Mens Invitees:

CT Surfers: John John Florence, Filipe Toledo, Jack Robinson, Italo Ferreria, Seth Moniz, Barron Mamiya, Gabriel Medina and Kelly Slater.

Hawaiian Invitees: Billy Kemper, Koa Smith, Mason Ho, John John Florence, Nathan Florence, Ivan Florence, Shayden Pacarro, Eli Hanneman, Makana Pang, Koa Rothman, Eli Olson, Seth Moniz, Barron Mamiya, Jamie O’Brien, Matt Meola, Noah Beschen, Imaikalani deVualt, Jackson Bunch, Kala Grace, and Kaulana Apo.

Blow-Ins: Tosh Tudor, Eimeo Czermak, Kauli Vaast, Balaram Stack, Nic Von Rupp, Joao Chianca, Al Cleland Jr, Crosby Colapinto, and Riaru Ito.

Misfits: Matt Meola, Rio Wada (CT 2023), Craig Anderson, Mikey February, Harry Bryant, Noa Deane, and the Vans Stab High Winner.

Who’s your pick to win?

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


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