HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII - September 24, 2007 -- Xcel International, Inc. (Xcel) today announced sponsors for the 2007 Xcel Pro Presented by No Fear.

Returning as presenting sponsor of this year's event is No Fear, joined by associate sponsors SoBe, Kustom, VonZipper, and Fuel TV.

The 24th annual surf contest will kick off the North Shore's winter surf season once again at world-famous break Sunset Beach, with an official waiting period scheduled for October 27 through November 10, 2007.

A live streaming Webcast of competition day action will be available thanks to state-of-the-art water cam technology from Surfing Live. The online Webcast will bring close-up footage, on-the-beach and behind-the-scenes interviews, results, and more to viewers around the world.

A 4-Star Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) event, the 2007 Xcel Pro Presented by No Fear will see competitors vying for valuable ratings points and a $75,000 total purse.

"We're set for another great year at Sunset Beach," says Ed D'Ascoli, president of Xcel. "Our sponsors help make it all happen, and we're excited to have their support." Surf News Network will also support the event as official contest hotline. For more, please visit the contest Web site via www.xcelwetsuits.com.