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In front of key Olympic family members, the International Surfing Association (ISA) hosted a special live demonstration of StandUp Paddle [SUP], one of the sport’s most popular and fastest growing disciplines. As part of the world governing body’s plan to step up its aim for inclusion… Read More »

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ISA President Fernando Aguerre and recently elected IOC President Thomas Bach, met in Sochi, Russia during the 2014 Winter Olympics Games to present the case for Surfing on man-made waves and the importance of surfing in the Olympic Games.

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The largest Actions Sports marketing agency in the world is working on developing the ISA’s global TV and online media, and sourcing event sponsorships.

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VERO Communications will manage the ISA’s Olympic related communications. Led by Mike Lee, Chairman of VERO Communications, was the Director of Communications for London’s successful 2012 Olympic bid and most recently served as a consultant with the successful Rio 2016 Olympic bid and the inclusion… Read More »

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The start of this New Year marks the beginning of the 50th anniversary of the International Surfing Association (ISA), which has been crowning Men’s and Women’s World Champions since 1964, over 240 World Champions thus far.

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ISA Director General Bob Mignogna and ISA Olympic Consultant Bob Fasulo attended the 2013 IF Forum that took place from November 4-6 in Lausanne, Switzerland, home of the IOC, where they met with SportAccord President, Marius Vizer to discuss World Beach Games 2015, networked with… Read More »

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The ISA hosted two key informational meetings at the Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel and at the home of ISA President Fernando Aguerre in La Jolla, California, to update the surf industry, friends of the Aguerre brothers, and Founding Members Friends of Olympic Surfing on… Read More »

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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… Read More »

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May 2013: ISA President Aguerre, ISA Director General Bob Mignogna, and ISA Olympic Consultant Bob Fasulo attended SportAccord Convention and engaged with dozens of top leaders of the Olympic Movement during the week long Convention in St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Fernando’s feature in “The Daily”, SportAccord’s Convention… Read More »

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April 2013: Fernando attended the IOC “Sports for All” Conference as a speaker and made a presentation on the relevance of Surfing as a tool for socio-economic integration around the world, presenting the case of Juninho Urcia, a young surfer from Peru, who through five years… Read More »

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The ISA President was invited to attend the London 2012 Olympic Games as a “Distinguished Guest of the IOC.”  Due to Aguerre’s recent surgery he sent to represent the ISA Bob Mignogna along with consultant Robert Fasulo.  Together they had encouraging meetings with senior IOC… Read More »

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Representing the ISA President, Fernando Aguerre, ISA Director General Bob Mignogna attended the 2012 SportAccord Convention in Quebec City, Canada along with consultant Robert Fasulo.  Together, they conducted high-level meetings with senior IOC executives, continuing to work on the plan for surfing’s inclusion in future… Read More »

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The International Olympic Committee President, Jacques Rogue, showed support for the 2012 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship. The IOC President sent a letter of support and encouragement to all the athletes and officials, along with the IOC President’s Trophy, which went to Team Hawaii, the… Read More »

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The ISA delivers the first World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship, featuring many of the top stars in the sport competing for national pride and gold medals. The inaugural event was held in Lima, Peru with the full support and sponsorship of the Peruvian National… Read More »