Portugal Announces Team for the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games

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Portugal has put together a strong group of surfers to represent their country and compete for medals at the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games (WSG). The 2015 ISA WSG will take place May 31 – June 7 in Popoyo Beach, Nicaragua.

The Portuguese team, which is loaded with athletes that have plenty of ISA World Championship experience, will feature Nic Von Rupp, Vasco Ribeiro, José Ferreira, Miguel Blanco, Teresa Bonvalot, and Camilla Kemp.

POR-VASCO-RIBEIRO1_WSG_2011_MarrotaVasco Ribeiro, Silver Medalist at the 2011 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Peru, has been selected to Portugal’s team for the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games.
Photo: ISA/Marotta

POR-MIGUEL-BLANCO_WSG_2011_MarottaMiguel Blanco will bring ISA World Championship experience to Team Portugal, having competed in the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Photo: ISA/Marotta

POR_Teresa_Bonvalot_ISA_Rommel_GonzalesTeresa Bonvalot is stepping up to compete for Portugal at the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games, after placing 6th in the Under 16 Division in the 2014 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship. Photo: ISA/Rommel Gonzales

nic von ruppNic Von Rupp’s presence will make for a strong Portuguese team. He will once again represent his country after competing in the 2008 ISA World Surfing Games. Photo: Pedro Mestre/Nic Von Rupp’s Facebook

jose ferreiraJosé Ferreira surfed for Portugal in their last ISA World Surfing Games appearance in 2010 and will do so again in the 2015 contest. Photo: José Ferreira’s Facebook

POR_Camila_Kemp_ISA_Rommel_GonzalesCamilla Kemp will make the jump up to compete in the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games after representing Portugal in the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Photo: ISA/Rommel Gonzales