Ergophobia And Transworld SURF Host “America’s Next Top Grommet”

Online Video Contest begins TODAY

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (August 1, 2008) ? “America’s Next Top Grommet,” a spoof off of the ever-popular TV show “America’s Next Top Model,” begins today. Ergophobia, a surf and skate apparel brand for men and women, has partnered with TransWorld SURF magazine in hosting the online surf video contest. Contestants have a chance to enter the contest by uploading 60 second plus original surf and lifestyle footage to for a chance to score a one-year paid sponsorship with Ergophobia. The editorial staff from TransWorld SURF and surf team from Ergophobia will judge the videos and look for overall performance, difficulty of maneuvers, style and creativity.  Each month, one finalist will secure one of six spots to win the grand prize and the title of “America’s Next Top Grommet.”

To learn more about the contest log on to or  Ergophobia’s pro surf team includes Shea Lopez, Wesley DeSouza, Matt Keenan, Luke Ditella, Josie Graves, Jensen Callaway, Alejo Marin and Brendan Buckley.

About Ergophobia
Ergophobia: An intense or abnormal fear of work, corporate America, cubicles, commuting, and living a lifestyle marked by lack of originality or distinction.  In an effort to chase their dream, friends Rob Sickel & Pete DiSpirito launched Ergophobia in 2005 to design innovative surf and skate apparel and accessories for men and women sans corporate bureaucracy.  Based in New Jersey with a satellite office and main warehouse in southern California, Ergophobia creates a range of high quality denim, boardshorts, fleece, wovens, tees, and accessories. For more information or to view the current line of products visit