For the first time in the history of the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship, Russia participated in the World Championship in Nicaragua during June, 2013.
Andri (left) and Nikita (right) Avdeev along with ISA President Fernando Aguerre (center)
Nikita Avdeev was the lone representative for the Russian National Team. At 12 years old, he was one of the youngest competitor at the 2013 DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship.
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Nikita and his coach Mal Gregson