Alejo at World Tour standout and U.S. Open champ
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 28 January, 2014 - Carlsbad - Dragon Alliance has named Alejo Muniz as the most recent addition to Dragon's elite surf team roster. With his progressive style, aerial prowess, and ability to dominate in the competitive arena, Alejo was an ideal addition to the team.
"I am very excited to start the New Year with a brand that I have always admired and I am looking forward to fun times ahead with the Dragon family," states World Tour athlete Alejo Muniz.
Alejo Muniz's incredible talent first began turning heads worldwide while he was still in his teens. In 2010, he joined the ASP World Tour, and finished in the Top 10 his rookie year. His surfing has continued to be recognized as some of the most stylish and technical of his generation. Most recently, Alejo dominated competition at one of surfing's biggest stages, winning the 2013 U.S. Open of Surfing amid a field of the best World Tour and Qualifying Series Tour surfers on the planet.
"Alejo is a surfer whose passion and commitment to performance are inspiring," explains Dragon's Global Brand Manager Rick Irons. "That inspiration is what Dragon is all about, making him a perfect fit for our surf program."
Alejo will kick off the 2014 WCT season wearing Dragon's new line of floatable sunglasses, which launched in 2013. The Dragon H20 Floatable Collection employs a specially formulated injected frame and Performance Polar Lens that stays afloat in the ocean, pool, or lake. They are available in all your favorite frames, including The Jam, Vantage and Double Dos.
Joining the Dragon family, Alejo will be part of one of the most elite surf teams in the world, consisting of current World Champion Mick Fanning and World Tour standouts Owen Wright and Ace Buchan, along with surf icons Shane Dorian and Rob Machado.