Shuichi Sasaki of Japan won the 2014 World AeroPress Championship after an evening of hot competition in Rimini, Italy. Martin Karabiňoš of Slovakia took second place and Jeff Verellen of Belgium placed third.
Sasaki triumphed over 26 other competitors from as far away as Peru, Finland, China, South Africa, and the Philippines. A party-like atmosphere prevailed as attendees enjoyed the competition along with food, music, and beverages at the Turquoise Beach Club. Thanks to host La Marzocco and sponsors Marco, Mahlkönig, Brita, Bonavita, KeepCup, and CafeImports.
The World AeroPress Championship, now in its seventh year, is a grass roots event which has grown to almost 30 national competitions worldwide. Past World Championships have taken place in Melbourne, Portland, London, Milan, and Oslo (twice). The Championship was founded in 2008 by world-famous coffee experts Tim Wendelboe and Tim Varney in Oslo, Norway. For information about the Championships, visit http://worldaeropresschampionship.com/. For information about the AeroPress, visit www.aerobie.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-650-493-3050.