All Olympic qualifiers to be honored at Closing Ceremony The International Surfing Association (ISA) today reaffirms that the 2021 Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games is well on track to run May 29 – June 6 across two locations in El Salvador –… Read More »
Candice Appleby has played an integral role in the growth of SUP as it has grown from a new sport to an Olympic Movement discipline. Hear from Candice about what makes the sport so special, why it’s growing in popularity, and what the future holds.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) today welcomes two new additions to their global network. The Ukranian Surfing Federation (USF) will join the ISA as the 109th Member Nation, while Club Des Sports De Glisse (CSG) has been newly acknowledged as the entity in charge of… Read More »
Morocco’s Ramzi Boukhiam and Israel’s Anat Lelior come from very different backgrounds, but they have one thing in common: They have both fulfilled their dreams of qualifying for the Olympic Games. Learn about the inspiring stories of these soon-to-be Olympians as they look ahead to… Read More »
The International Surfing Association (ISA) mobilized surfers across the globe to celebrate the power of surfing on the United Nations’ International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). Surfers of ISA Member Nations across all continents of the globe joined the initiative by participating… Read More »
Identity to be implemented into printed and digital branding of 2021 Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games WATCH brand reveal video here The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today launched an updated logo and brand identity system in preparation for surfing’s debut as… Read More »
12 Olympic slots to be awarded in El Salvador May 29 – June 6 Comprehensive health and safety plan released. View here. The International Surfing Association (ISA) today reaffirms that the 2021 Surf City El Salvador World Surfing Games will take place from May 29… Read More »
When Ishita started surfing, there were no other known women surfers in India. Now, every boy and girl in her village has access to free surfing lessons. Watch her inspiring story.
With 54 years of surfing experience and nearly four decades spent surf coaching, ISA Course Presenter Tim Jones has accrued a wealth of surf knowledge that is rivaled by few others on this planet. Tim has dedicated his life to the sport and the service… Read More »
‘ 2020 was to be surfing’s debut on the world’s biggest stage in sport, but due to Covid-19, the games were postponed one year. We’re taking you inside the lives and minds of the athletes on hold as they stay mentally and physically prepared for… Read More »
These three photographers have traveled the globe capturing the emotion of ISA Global Events — now they are ready to document Surfing’s historic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Behind every historic moment, every Gold Medal, and every 10-point ride, there’s an image that… Read More »
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has been proud to receive reports from around the world of the positive impacts that its Solidarity Fund has had on communities that it aimed to support. With the support of the ISA Solidarity Fund, positive stories have emerged from… Read More »
The Medical Commission of the International Surfing Association (ISA) had their first virtual meeting on January 27 to advance several key discussions surrounding health and safety within surfing. The commission, which was announced last week, is chaired by Dr. Lee Rice (USA) and comprised of… Read More »
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is pleased to announce its commitment to the United Nations (UN) ‘Sport for Generation Equality Framework’, underlining the ISA’s dedication towards gender equality in sport. In joining the UN initiative, the ISA will focus efforts according to the following principles… Read More »
In 2019, Kelly Slater represented Team USA at the ISA World Surfing Games in Miyazaki, Japan. It was the first time that Slater had represented the stars and stripes at the event in nearly 30 years, and despite his 47 years of age, Slater showed… Read More »