Powers earns 2006 WCT seed

Considered by many as the next Kauaian in line to challenge for a WCT (World Championship Tour) title, Hanalei’s Roy Powers earned a spot recently on the WCT seedings.

Powers finished up 2005 strong as the seventh best surfer in the WQS (World Qualifying Series).

Hanalei’s Andy and Bruce Irons also received seeds, with Andy finishing up at #2 and Bruce holding down the ninth spot.

Duane Shimogawa Jr., sports editor, may be reached at 245-3681 (ext. 257) or kauaisports@kauaipubco.com.

2006 Foster’s Men’s World Tour WCT

Slater,Kelly USA WCT 1

Irons,Andy HAW WCT 2

Fanning,Mick AUS WCT 3

Hobgood,Damien USA WCT 4

MacDonald,Phil AUS WCT 5

Munro,Trent AUS WCT 6

Burrow,Taj AUS WCT 7

Hedge,Nathan AUS WCT 8

Irons,Bruce HAW WCT 9

Hobgood,C.J. USA WCT 10

Lopez,Cory USA WCT 11

Parkinson,Joel AUS WCT 12

Paterson,Jake AUS WCT 13

Patacchia,Fred HAW WCT 14

Ribas,Victor BRA WCT 15

Morrison,Dean AUS WCT 16

Egan,Luke AUS WCT 17 Official retirement

Whitaker,Tom AUS WCT 18

Moura,Paulo BRA WCT 19

Occhilupo,Mark AUS WCT 20

Logie,Travis ZAF WCT 21

Wills,Daniel AUS WCT 22

Lovett,Richard AUS WCT 23

Knox,Taylor USA WCT 24

Brooks,Troy AUS WCT 25

Rosa,Peterson BRA WCT 26

ORafferty,Dar.. AUS WCT 27

Nunes,Marcelo BRA WCT 28 Egan’s replacement

Souza,Adriano BRA WQS 1

Martinez,Bobby USA WQS 2

Buchan,Adrian AUS WQS 3

Cansdell,Shaun AUS WQS 4

Henrique,Pedro BRA WQS 5

Stedman,Luke AUS WQS 6

Powers,Roy HAW WQS 7

Sullivan,Pancho HAW WQS 8

Sodre,Yuri BRA WQS 9

Emslie,Greg ZAF WQS 10

Monteiro,Raoni BRA WQS 11

Weare,David ZAF WQS 12

Reyes,Tim USA WQS 13

Picon,Mikael FRA WQS 14

Howse,Jarrad AUS WQS 15

Ward,Chris USA WPS 1 WPS wild card

Lowe,Mick AUS WPS 2 WPS wild card

Martin,Toby AUS WPS 3 WPS wild card Replacements

Durbidge,Bede AUS WCT

Khodr,Jihad BRA WQS

Winkler,Lee AUS WCT

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