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    ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games

    Punta Rocas, Peru – October 24 – November 1, 2014

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    2014 ISA World Bodyboard Championship

    Iquique, Chile – December 6 – 14, 2014

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    FIRST EVER ISA WOMEN’S WORLD SURFING CHAMPION, PHYLLIS O’DONELL, INDUCTED INTO SURFING WALK OF FAME

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    INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES MADAGASCAR AS ITS 86TH MEMBER FEDERATION IN DRIVE FOR SURFING’S EXPANSION INTO AFRICA

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    “NEW WAVE,” AN ARTICLE BY ESPN THE MAGAZINE

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    INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES CONSTRUCTION OF ‘SURF SNOWDONIA’, INNOVATIVE SURFING CENTER IN WALES, UK

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First Ever ISA Women’s World Surfing Champion, Phyllis O’Donell, Inducted into Surfing Walk of Fame

July 31, 2014

A Pioneer of Women’s Surfing and the first ever ISA Women’s World Surfing Champion, Phyllis O’Donell of Australia, has been inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame. O’Donell’s induction was introduced by International Surfing Association [ISA] President, Fernando Aguerre, during the 2014 Vans US Open… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES MADAGASCAR AS ITS 86TH MEMBER FEDERATION IN DRIVE FOR SURFING’S EXPANSION INTO AFRICA

July 24, 2014

The International Surfing Association (ISA) announced today a new Member Federation. Madagascar has become the 86th country to gain full Membership taking the number of ISA Members in Africa to 14 and further driving the expansion of the sport on this important continent. Madagascar joins… Read More »

“NEW WAVE,” AN ARTICLE BY ESPN THE MAGAZINE

July 17, 2014

“Surfing Might Have Its Olympic Moment Thanks To Wave Technology” On the new ESPN The Magazine Body issue, check out the great article on the latest wave pool technology that can help surfing become an Olympic sport. Pick up a copy to read the full… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NEW HIRE

July 14, 2014

Sean Brody Joins Staff As ISA Membership Manager La Jolla, CA, July 14, 2014 – The International Surfing Association (ISA) is proud to announce Sean Brody as the new ISA Membership Manager effective Monday, July 14. Brody has been an advisor to the ISA for… Read More »

THE ISA ANNOUNCES ALGERIA AS ITS 85th MEMBER NATION

July 1, 2014

La Jolla, California, July 1 2014- The International Surfing Association is proud to welcome Algeria as its 85th Member Nation. Celebrating its 50th year, the ISA now has 13 Member Nations in Africa, demonstrating the broad development and growth of the sport across the world…. Read More »

INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES CONSTRUCTION OF ‘SURF SNOWDONIA’, INNOVATIVE SURFING CENTER IN WALES, UK

June 26, 2014

World’s First Inland Surfing Center With Wave Technology Capable Of Hosting ISA World Championships And Offering  Entry To The Olympic Games La Jolla, California, June 26, 2014 – The International Surfing Association [ISA] today welcomed the news that construction has commenced on the Surf Snowdonia… Read More »

ISA TO AWARD $50,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

June 25, 2014

  Application Deadline Is June 30 APPLY NOW HERE The ISA will award 25 individual $1,000 scholarships and 50 individual $500 scholarships, for a grand total 75 scholarships worth $50,000. The ISA is proud to continue to award academic surf scholarships to under-18 year old,… Read More »

ISA honors Olympic Day with successful International Surfing Day celebrations

June 21, 2014

ISA President Fernando Aguerre celebrates International Surfing Day with his family, friends and Surfing enthusiasts in his home town of Mar Del Plata, Argentina. This picture was taken just moments before paddling out in Mar del Plata’s cold winter water. La Jolla, California, June 21,… Read More »

Video of the inaugural World Surfing Championship, Manly, Australia, May 1964

June 13, 2014

Source: Encyclopedia of Surfing Watch the historic footage of the first World Surfing Championship in 1964, where Australia’s Midget Farrelly and Phyllis O’Donell became the first Men’s and Women’s World Champions.

CELEBRATING 2014 INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY AND OLYMPIC DAY

June 6, 2014

INTRODUCTION On June 20th, the ISA marks the annual occasion of International Surfing Day – our sport’s way of celebrating Surfing around the world and promoting the sport and its wonderful culture internationally. 2014 is also the ISA’s 50th anniversary so we would like to… Read More »

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Cristóbal De Col y Miluska Tello vencieron en Caballeros

August 19, 2014

Source: Federación Deportiva Nacional de Tabla La “3era Fecha del Circuito Nacional de Tabla Open IPD Copa Maui and Sons” culminó en playa Caballeros, Punta Hermosa, coronando a Cristóbal De Col, Miluska Tello ,Piccolo Clemente, María Fernanda Reyes, José Gómez y Brissa Málaga en sus… Read More »

Corona presenta Iquique Paddle Pro by WindsurfingChile – Copa SUP y Longboard 2014 StandUpLatino.

August 19, 2014

Source: Federación Chilena de Surf Iquiqueños dominan el sup race pro y amateur El primer día de competencia de la etapa Iquiqueña del circuito chileno de SUP y Longboard fue dedicado a las carreras de SUP Race técnico en la playa de Cavancha al lado… Read More »

Mucho talento en la 5ta Válida Discovering Surfing Talents Copa Levis

August 18, 2014

   Dos días intensos de buen surf fue lo que se vivió este fin de semana en Playa Teta/Punta Barco en la 5ta válida DST Copa Levis. Los mejores surfers infantiles y juveniles de nuestro país llegaron para enfrentar la ola de Playa Teta  que… Read More »

JONATHAN DESPERGERS VICE-CHAMPION DU MONDE DE BODYSURF!

August 18, 2014

Source: Fédération Française de Surf CLIQUEZ ICI POUR TÉLÉCHARGER DES FICHIERS MULTIMÉDIAS (Photos et vidéos action archives) Deuxième à gauche, le Biarrot Jonathan Despergers prend la médaille d’argent de ces Mondiaux 2014.  ©DR Le Biarrot Jonathan Despergers a terminé à la deuxième place des championnats… Read More »

FIRST GROUP OF CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT THE WAHU AUSTRALIAN BODYBOARD TITLES.

August 18, 2014

Source: Surfing Australia GALLOWS BEACH, COFFS HARBOUR (Sunday, 17 August 2014): The Wahu Australian Bodyboard Titles crowned its first six champions after a range of divisions wrapped up in throaty four-foot waves at Gallows Beach today. Former professional bodyboarder Adam Keegan (Mt. Coolum, Qld) snatched… Read More »

WAHU AUSTRALIAN BODYBOARD TITLES DRAW A CURTAIN ON THE 2014 AUSTRALIAN SURF FESTIVAL IN COFFS HARBOUR.

August 18, 2014

Source: Surfing Australia GALLOWS BEACH, COFFS HABROUR (Monday, 18 August 2014): The final day of the Australian Surf Festival kicked off in throaty three-foot waves at Gallows Beach to conclude the final heats of the Wahu Australian Bodyboard Titles. Finn Haslau (Margaret River, WA) managed… Read More »

WAHU AUSTRALIAN BODYBOARD TITLES GET UNDER WAY AT THE 2014 AUSTRALIAN SURF FESTIVAL.

August 15, 2014

Zaac Dean (Port Macquarie, NSW) Source: Surfing Australia EMERALD BEACH, COFFS HARBOUR (Friday, 15 August 2014): Day one of the Wahu Australian Bodyboard Titles kicked off today in tricky three-to-four foot wedgey peaks at Gallows Beach, Coffs Harbour. West Australia’s Lee Wilson (Margaret River, WA) set… Read More »

Eurosurf junior 2014 : la sélection française !

August 15, 2014

Source: Federation Française de Surf Après les sélections bodyboard et longboard de juillet, le comité directeur de la Fédération Française de Surf vient de valider la sélection surf proposée par la direction technique nationale. L’équipe de France est désormais au complet pour l’Eurosurf junior, lequel… Read More »

Nesos king of the grommets, si accende il semaforo verde

August 15, 2014

Source : Federazione Italiana Surfing ISOLA ROSSA, 15 agosto 2014 – Si accende il semaforo verde per la gara Nesos king of the grommets, valida come tappa del campionato juniores della Fisurf. La competizione, organizzata dal Nesos surf club e in programma alla spiaggia della Marinedda… Read More »

Nesos king of the grommets, si riaccende il semaforo giallo

August 14, 2014

Source : Federazione Italiana Surfing ISOLA ROSSA, 13 agosto 2014 – Si accende di nuovo il semaforo giallo per la gara Nesos king of the grommets, valida come tappa del campionato juniores della Fisurf. La competizione, organizzata dal Nesos surf club e in programma alla… Read More »

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Thanks @Lynsey_Taylor, winner of last week's #ISA50 trivia, for sharing a picture with ISA goodies! Remember, Today is the last day to enter this weeks's contest! #ISA50 Trivia Winner will be announced monday!
You can still enter to win limited edition ISA t-shirt,sticker, and pin! Name 3 surfers who were part of the Gold Medal @hawaiisurfteam at the 2014 @visslasurf ISA World Junior Surfing Championship to win! To participate, take a screenshot of this photo and repost with correct answer and tag @isasurfing and use #ISA50. Hint: she was the Girls U-18 World Champion
Name 3 surfers who were part of Gold Medal @hawaiisurfteam at the 2014 @visslasurf ISA World Juior Surfing Championship to #win! Prizes up for grabs! Answer to win a limited edition #ISA50 t-shirt, sticker and pin. To participate, take a screenshot of this photo and repost with correct answer and tag @isasurfing and use #ISA50
Whales come out to play at the 2014 Australian Surf Festival @surfingaus
#AlohaFriday Where are you surfing this weekend?
#TBT @owright On his way to earning the U-16 Gold Medal at the 2006 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in #Meresias #Brazil #ISA50 @ripcurl_aus @ripcurl_usa @dragonalliance @surfingaus
Who is the only surfer in history that won all ISA World Junior, Open and Masters Surfing Championships? Prizes up for grabs! Answer to #win limited edition ISA t-shirt, sticker and pin. To participate, take a screenshot of this photo and repost with the correct answer and tag @isasurfing and use #ISA50 If you can't tell by the picture, here's another hint-www.isasurf.org/isa-world-champions/
"La vida se trata de vivir y cumplir tus sueños" "Life is about living and fulfilling your dreams" - @pamverboonen from team @mexicosurf, who is training hard to compete at the 50th Anniversary ISA World Surfing Games taking place October 24-November 1 at #Punta Rocas, #Peru. #ISA50 @vans_mx
From a quite fishing village into the heart of Ghana's up and coming surf scene, the town of Busua is home to the country's only two surf shops. Read the @guardiannews article on the @isasurfing website www.isasurf.org
Congrats @mattbanting @vans Men's Pro Junior @usopenofsurf Champion! Pictured is the Gold Medalist at the 2010 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in #Piha #NewZealand
Congrats @tylerwright @vans @usopenofsurf Champion! Pictured is the Gold Medalist at the 2010 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in #Piha, #NewZealand
Congrats @filipetoledo, @vans @usopenofsurf Champion! Pictured is the Gold Medalist at the 2011 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in #PlayaHermosa, #Peru.
Good luck to 2014 @visslasurf ISA World Junior Champions @mahinamaeda (HAW) & @luanwood (BRA) at the @vans @usopenofsurf. Both will be competing tomorrow for the Junior Title!
Legends never die! Andy Irons, representing Team Hawaii at the 1994 ISA World Surfing Games in Rio. #TBT #AIForever #ISA50 Photo: John Callahan/ @surfexplore
The first ever ISA Women’s World Surfing Champion, Phyllis O’Donnell was inducted into Surfing Walk of Fame. Read more con www.isasurf.org
What's the name of the beach and country where the 50th Anniversary ISA World Surfing Games will be held? Prizes up for grabs! To participate, take a screenshot of this photo and repost with the correct answer and tag @isasurfing and use #ISA50
Congrats @gilbertbrown 4X Costa Rica National Champion! #GranFinalReef 2014 at #PlayaHermosa in #CostaRica @fedesurfcr
Setting the rail in route to a perfect 10! Isaac Vega at the #GranFinalReef 2014 at #PlayaHermosa in #CostaRica. @fedesurfcr
ISA 50th anniversary prizes up for grabs! Enter to win a limited edition prize package by answering the following question: Name 3 surfers (men or women) currently on the ASP World Tour who have won ISA World Championships in the past. To participate, take a screenshot of this photo and repost with the correct answer and tag @isasurfing and use #ISA50
African Dream! Welcome #Madagascar to the global Surfing family as the ISA's 86th Member Nation. Photo: John Callahan @surfexplore