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TEAM CHILE WINS THE 2014 ISA WORLD BODYBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP IN IQUIQUE, CHILE

December 14, 2014

The ISA Will Return To Iquique For the 2015 ISA World Bodyboard Championship And The 2016 ISA World Masters Surfing Championship. Team Chile made history this week at the 2014 ISA World Bodyboard Championship. Not only was this the first ever ISA World Championship hosted… Read More »

ALL INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN IQUIQUE AFTER A HISTORIC DAY FOR CHILE

December 12, 2014

Gold Medal Winners: South Africa’s Tristan Roberts In Open Men’s, Portugal’s Teresa Almeida In Open Women’s, Chile’s Yoshua Toledo In Junior Boys U-18, Peru’s Carolina Botteri In Junior Girls U-18 And France’s Amaury Lavernhe In Dropknee. World Team Champion Will Be Announced After The ISA… Read More »

CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FRIDAY IN IQUIQUE, CHILE

December 11, 2014

All Individual Division Medalist Of The ISA World Bodyboard Championship To Be Crowned On Friday. ISA Aloha Cup and Team Champions Decided On Saturday France’s Amaury Laverhne was in fourth place, and in the last minute came from behind and earned an 8.67 on a… Read More »

PERFECT 10 SCORED IN EXCELLENT WAVES IN IQUIQUE, CHILE

December 10, 2014

Day 4 Of The ISA World Bodyboard Championship Reaches Its Critical Stages With Incredible Bodyboarding Conditions With today’s incredible surf conditions, the defending Gold Medalist, Brazil’s Eder Luciano, earned the first Perfect 10 of the 2014 ISA World Bodyboard Championship in Iquique, Chile. ISA/Rommel Gonzales… Read More »

COMPETITION INTENSIFIES ON DAY 3 OF THE ISA WORLD BODYBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP

December 9, 2014

The First Athletes Drop Out Of The Competition In The Do-Or-Die Repechage Rounds The Dropknee riders had a chance to demonstrate their skills for the first time in the competition, and Chile’s Michel Copetta felt right at home at Punta 1 and advanced to the next… Read More »

IMPRESSIVE SCORES AND AMAZING PERFORMANCES ON DAY 2 OF THE ISA WORLD BODYBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP

December 8, 2014

The Great Waves of Iquique, Chile Continue To Provide The Ideal Platform For The World’s Best Bodyboarders France’s Jeremy Arnoux advanced to the next round after placing second in an action-packed heat. Photo: ISA/Gonzalo Muñoz Venezuela’s Yuleiner Gonzalez was one of the standouts in Open Women’s, earning… Read More »

Solid Waves And Incredible Performances On Day 1 Of The ISA World Bodyboard Championship In Chile

December 7, 2014

The World’s Best Bodyboarders, From The 13 Participating Countries Put On A Great Show In Front Of Thousands Of Local Spectators France’s Amaury Laverhne was one of the standouts of the Day 1 of ISA World Bodyboard Championship, earning an impressive 16.33 total heat score… Read More »

The 2014 ISA World Bodyboard Championship Is Officially Open

December 6, 2014

13 National Teams Paraded Through Iquique’s Historic Central Square, “Plaza Arturo Prat” In Front Of Hundreds Of Locals The President of the Chilean Surfing Federation, Juan Agustin Echeverria (far left), amongst the flags of the 13 National Teams, declared the 2014 ISA World Bodyboard Championship… Read More »

ISA WORLD BODYBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS SATURDAY

December 6, 2014

Chile’s National Team Was Joined By Local Chilean Dignitaries, Plus The Country’s Top Media Outlets At The Official Press Conference The following local Chilean dignitaries were present at the Press Conference of the ISA World Bodyboard Championship: (from left to right) Sport Director of the… Read More »

ALL TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2014 ISA WORLD BODYBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP IN CHILE

December 4, 2014

The National Teams Have Arrived In A Bodyboarding Paradise, The City Of Iquique A total of 14 countries and over 90 athletes and coaches are confirmed to participate in the historic ISA World Bodyboard Championship, held at the world-class Bodyboarding Wave, Punta 1, in the… Read More »

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2014 ISA Individual Scholarship Recipient – Vijin Fernandas From India

January 22, 2015

2014 ISA Individual Scholarship Recipient Vijin Fernandas is a member of the Kovalam Surf Club in India. Vijin has overcome many obstacles to get to where he is today. After the death of his brother, Vijin was forced to abandon his education to become a… Read More »

The 2015 Canadian National SUP and Prone Paddleboard Team Unveiled

January 20, 2015

The Canadian Surfing Association proudly announces the 2015, Canadian National SUP and Prone Paddleboard Team. Women SUP Race:             Lina Augaitis SUP Surf:              Diane Wenzel Prone Race:           Shannon Bell Canada’s Lina Augaitis on the final stretch to win the Women’s SUP Long Distance… Read More »

Fourth Title For Stairmand Amongst Ferocious Piha Conditions

January 19, 2015

Raglan surfer Billy Stairmand lived up to his favourite tag at the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru today (Saturday 17th January) winning the Open Men’s Division in ferocious conditions at Piha Beach. Billy Stairmand.  Image courtesy of PhotoCPL The swell built throughout… Read More »

Quinn and Stairmand Lead Out National Champs Finalists

January 15, 2015

Two high intensity rounds of the Open Men’s Division whittled down the field of surfers to the final four on day five of the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru held at Piha Beach, Auckland today (Thursday 15th January). The surf had dropped… Read More »

Defending Champ Stairmand Makes Impressive Start To National Championships

January 14, 2015

Source: Surfing New Zealand Defending Open Men’s Champion Billy Stairmand (Raglan) made an impressive start to his campaign at the 2015 Billabong National Championships driven by Subaru today (Wednesday 14th January) winning through to the final 16 surfers. Billy Stairmand (Raglan) Day four of the… Read More »

New Era of Female Surfers Make Their Mark on Champs

January 13, 2015

Source: Surfing New Zealand A new era in female surfing made their presence felt at the 2015 Billabong national Surfing Championships driven by Subaru today (Tuesday 13th January) as six young surfers forced their way into the semifinals of the Open Women’s Division.   Kea… Read More »

GARREN PRYCE TAKES FIRST EVENT OF 2015 JAMAICA JUNIOR PRO SERIES

January 12, 2015

Source: Jamaican Surf Association The first event of the long awaited “Jamaica Junior Pro” surf series was held at the Copa Surfing Beach in Eight Miles Bull Bay Saint Andrew in solid overhead surf on Sunday January 4th 2015. Jamaica’s top eight under-21 surfers faced… Read More »

Guillermo Satt, Pomare Tepano y Roberto Araki se adjudicaron el Maui And Sons Reñaca Pro

January 12, 2015

Source: Federación Chilena de Surf El ariqueño arrancó con pie derecho una temporada 2015 que estará marcada por el despegue de su carrera internacional. En categoría damas en tanto, la Rapa Nui Pomare Tepano se quedó con el título al igual que su coterráneo Roberto… Read More »

Butler Leads Strong Mount Maunganui Contingent To Success On Day Two

January 12, 2015

12th January 2015 From:   Surfing New Zealand Sport:   Surfing Series: 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru Date: 11 – 17 January 2015 Location: Piha Beach, Auckland Event Info: Surfing New Zealand #BillabongNats2015 The final eight surfers in the Junior Men’s Division of the… Read More »

Manuel Selman y Lorena Fica sorprenden en debut del Maui And Sons Reñaca Pro

January 9, 2015

El viñamarino radicado en República Dominicana dejó en segundo lugar al crédito local Maximiliano Cross alcanzando la mayor combinación de olas del día. La Campeona Nacional en Damas, la ariqueña Lorena Fica, tuvo un brillante estreno en el Team Rip Curl alcanzando la semifinal junto… Read More »

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2014 ISA Individual Scholarship Winner Vijin Fernandas is a member of the Kovalam Surf Club in India. Vijin has overcome many obstacles to get where he is today. After the death of his brother, Vijin was forced to abandon his education to become a fisherman and provide for his family. With the help of the Kovalam Surf Club and the 2014 ISA Individual Scholarship Award, Vijin will get the financial support he needs to continue his education and further develop his surfing career. Watch the inspirational video about the Kovalam Surf Club and Vijin Fernandas by clicking the link in our bio. #KovalamSurfClub #India
Our deepest condolences go out to Ricardo's family for this tragic loss. #RIPRicardoDosSantos
SUP Racers took on very challenging conditions at the New Zealand #billabongnats2015 in #PihaBeach 📷: @photocpl @surfingnz
Big ups to @hawaiisurfteam's @mahinamaeda, current ISA U-16 World Junior Champion, for winning the first Women's QS event of the year at the #HainanPro in #China! 📷: @wsl/ Will H-S #proud #surf #surfing
Congratulations @billystairmand on his 4th #NewZealand National Championship! Also congrats to all of the winners of the 23 divisions! @surfingnz 📷: @photocpl
The stage for the Finals of the Open Men's and Women's at the #NewZealand 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships is set! Find out who made it to the finals in the news section of www.isasurf.org @surfingnz
#Afghanistan, a land locked country, will have its first National Surfing Championship in #Portugal, this May! This event will decide the first Afghan National Surfing Team that will participate at the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games. For more info visit www.wraa.net
#GreatBritain is ready for the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship in #Mexico. A full team of experienced #SUP Surfers and Racers and Paddleboarders will be looking for the Gold Medal. Meet the full team on www.supracer.com #StandUpPaddle #SUPSurfing #Paddleboard
#Chile's National Surfing Championship Circuit got off to a great start at the Maui and Sons Reñaca Pro. Find out who the winners were at the World #Surfing News section of www.isasurf.org
#NewZealand's Kehu Butler, ISA World Junior Surfing Championship competitor, leads the Junior divisions at the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru. The event continues Tuesday, with the Longboard and SUP divisions at Piha Beach's great waves. @surfingnz #BillabongNats2015
The @surfingamerica Prime will get underway this weekend in pumping surf at Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz. Pictured is current ISA World Junior Copper Medalist, @griffin_cola. 📷: Jack McDaniel @gromshotz
#Piha Beach in #NewZealand is set to host the Nation's Top Surfers for the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru! The most prestigious surfing event in New Zealand commences this Sunday and runs through to the 17th January. Pictured is @billystairmand, photo by Col/surf2surf.com @surfingnz
“I love school and my goal is very clear. I want to go and represent my country at the next ISA World Junior World Championship” Meet 14 year-old Valeria Peconi @vale_peconi from #Mexico, 2014 ISA Scholarship winner! She recognizes that education will give her the opportunity to let her community know that #surfing has been a good influence for her. Meet Valeria and other ISA Ambassadors at wwwisasurf.org @mexicosurf
#Chile's best surfers will battle it out at the first stop of the National Circuit from January 9 to 11 at the @mauiandsons_chile Reñaca Pro in the great waves of #ViñadelMar! Pictured is Maximiliano Cross
Great progress being made at @surfsnowdonia in #Wales! #surf #surfing #wavepool #surfpark #wavegarden
Happy new year from @surfingfrance! #France had a successful 2014 with 3 ISA World Champions: Leo Paul Etienne @etnleo - Gold Medalist at the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship, @titouanpuyo - Gold Medalist at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship, @amaurylavernhe - Gold Medalist at the ISA World Bodyboard Championship. Best of luck in 2015!
Happy Holidays from the Mexican Surfing Association @mexicosurf!
Season's Greetings from the ISA! Celebrating 50 Years of Surfing! 2014 key ISA moments (clockwise from top left): Flags of the World during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Salinas, #Ecuador; Claro ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games Open Men's Champion, #Argentina's Leandro Usuna, in Punta Rocas, #Peru; The 2014 ISA China Cup featured the first ever Chinese National Surf Team to compete at an ISA event; Challenged Athletes Foundation Adaptive Surfing clinic in #LaJolla, #California. Learn more at www.isasurf.org #ISA50
Meet 12 year-old Kauê Germano from #Brazil, 2014 ISA Scholarship winner! Over the 2014, Kauê has significantly improved his competition results and will continue to do so with the funding from the 2014 ISA Scholarship Award. Meet Kaue and other 2014 ISA Ambassadors at www.isasurf.org
Congratulations @gabrielmedina from #Brazil! The 2010 ISA World Junior U-18 Champion is the new 2014 @asp World Tour Champion! Parabens! #BillabongPipeMasters #VTCS @vans @billabong