OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – May 8, 2008 : — Newport Beach, CA – McClellan Nichols Sports Syndicate LLC announced today that it has "inked a deal" with all three of the Gudauskas brothers.

McClellan Nichols Sports Syndicate's surf division, headed by Dana Mesenbrink, will oversee and manage all business and marketing strategies for Patrick (22), Dane (22) and Tanner (19).  The three brothers will be competing on the WQS (World Qualifying Series) and continue to surf around the world.

Aside from being highly decorated amateurs, Patrick and Dane have proven they are forces to be reckoned with on the WQS.   Pat is currently leading the points race and Dane is ranked 34th.

The youngest of the three, Tanner, is working on finishing up his junior career with a bang as well as grinding it out on the WQS.  "Tanner's presence in and out of the water is unique and amazing", explains Mesenbrink.  "He's just one of those special kids who has the entire package."

Mesenbrink also states, "I'm honored to work with The Gudauskas brothers.  We share the same values, goals and expectations and our firm is looking forward to helping them get to the next level."

Dane Gudauskas adds, "We are thrilled to be working with Dana and the rest of the Sports Syndicate family.  In collaboration with The Sports Syndicate, we feel excited about moving into the future, knowing we have the best support possible.   We are stoked to be on board!"

The McClellan Nichols Sports Syndicate LLC is a full service Youth Marketing and Athlete Representation agency based in Newport Beach, CA.  Since 1990 we have represented and delivered the best talent, events and consultation in the action sports industry. We authentically connect and integrate youth-focused brands with influential athletes, events and properties using a 360-degree marketing strategy. MNSS-authenticating brands to youth culture through action sports For more information, visit