Besides the best professional surfers the South American continent under 20 years old, the fourth edition of Mormaii Pro Junior brings news for the 2012.
The first is the change of place, which happens to be the Praia da Vila in Imbituba, south of Santa Catarina, the second is the value of the prize that happens to be $ 10,000, being classified as a stage of two stars in the Men’s category, and 500 points in the South American U-20 ranking. In the women category, the award continues of $ 2 000 and 250 ranking points.
The four South American selectives of this year classify to four athletes for the Pro Junior World Tour of the ASP, in the Men category, and two athletes in the Women category. Get together in the Brazilian team the two best Under-20 surfers in the world ranking unified of ASP.
Surfers from four countries will be fighting for the vacancies, and registration for this fourth edition of Mormaii Pro Junior can be made until the day 12/07 through the website of the ASP South America-www.aspsouthamerica.com.br, 100 dollars more statutory rate of $ 100.
The Mormaii athletes, Wesley Santos, from São Paulo, 17 years old and Alcides Lopes Neto from Santa Catarina, of São Francisco do Sul, 16 years, are already training hard for the competition.
Who also already confirmed their presence is the South American champion 2011 Gabriela Leite, from Santa Catarina, who already lived in Imbituba, and knows the Vila´s waves.
Access to the new website www.mormaii.com.br and accompanies in social networks the live broadcast of the event, live from Praia da Vila.
The Mormaii Pro Junior is sponsored by Mormaii, the Municipal Prefecture of Imbituba, Votorantin with support from the ASI (Association of Surfing Imbituba) Fecasurf (Santa Catarina Surf Federation) and the ASP South America.
RANKING ASP SOUTH AMERICA – MEN 2011
1 Filipe Toledo 1347
2 Ian Gouveia 1132
3 Gustavo Machado 972
4 João Paulo Abreu 963
5 Deivid Silva 912
6 Marco Fernandez 849
7 Peterson Crisanto 725
8 Caio Ibelli 702
9 Italo Ferreira 624
10 Caue Wood 581
11 Lucas Silveira 570
12 Thiago Guimarães 568
13 Luan Carvalho 568
14 Michael Rodrigues 563
15 Yan Guimarães 553
16 Pedro Lani 552
RANKING ASP SOUTH AMERICA – WOMEN 2011
1 Gabriela Leite 875
2 Juliana Meneguel 829
3 Monik Santos 719
4 Kaena Brandi 610
5 Natali Paola 493
6 Carol Fernandes 315
7 Alana Pacelli 263
8 Nathalia Mello 211
9 Rafaella Cavalheiro211
10 Valeria Sole 211
SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONS OF ASP SOUTH AMERICA PRO JUNIOR SERIES:
2011: Filipe Toledo (SP) and Gabriela Leite (SC)
2010: Miguel Pupo (SP) and Diana Cristina (PB)
2009: Alejo Muniz (SC) and Diana Cristina (PB)
2008: Alex Ribeiro (SP) and Diana Cristina (PB)
2007: Wiggolly Dantas (SP) and Marina Werneck (SC)
2006: Heitor Pereira (SP) and Anali Gomez (PER)
2005: Thiago Camarão (SP) and Taís de Almeida (RJ)
2004: Pablo Paulino (CE)
PRO JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONS OF ASP:
2011 – Caio Ibelli (BRA) and Leila Hurst (HAV) – stages in Indonesia, Brazil and Australia
2010 – Jack Freestone (AUS) and Alizee Arnaud (FRA) in Indonésia and Australia
2009 – Maxime Huscenot (FRA) and Laura Enever (AUS) in Australia
2008 – Kai Barger (HAV) and Pauline Ado (FRA) in Australia
2007 – Pablo Paulino (BRA) and Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) in Australia
2006 – Jordy Smith (AFR) and Nicola Atherton (AUS) in Australia
2005 – Kekoa Bacalso (HAV) and Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS) in Australia
2004 – Pablo Paulino (BRA) in Australia
2003 – Adriano de Souza (BRA) in Australia
2002 – did not make because lack of data
2001- Joel Parkinson (AUS) in Australia
2000 – Pedro Henrique (BRA) in Hawaii
1999 – Joel Parkinson (AUS) in Hawaii
1998 – Andy Irons (HAV) in Hawaii
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