125th IOC Session – Buenos Aires, Argentina

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ISA President Continues To Be Tireless Advocate For Surfing In The Olympic Movement

Under Fernando’s leadership, the ISA is building its credentials and relationships with Olympic Movement organizations and leaders. He has also been meeting with IOC Members and other influential sport leaders as part of the campaign to fulfill the goal of the modern day ‘Father of Surfing,” 3-times Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist, Duke Kahanamoku, who began supporting the idea for Olympic Surfing more than 100 years ago.
In Picture: Fernando with the newly elected IOC President, Thomas Bach. Fernando will continue his efforts to advocate for Surfing to the new IOC leadership and Olympic Movement Leaders.