Hello global surfing community, I’m Marcelo Castellanos, a holistic surf coach, ISA course presenter, Puro Surf Performance Academy Director & Founder in El Salvador, and personal coach of Bryan Perez. I would love to share with you a couple of tips that can further your… Read More »
Success of first coaching and judging courses offers glimpse of innovative approach for the future The International Surfing Association (ISA) has adapted to the challenging circumstances facing the world today, utilizing the latest virtual tools to offer online ISA Education Courses for surf instructors, judges,… Read More »
Just a few years after picking up a surfboard for the first time, Colombia’s Freddy Marimon rose to the top of Para Surfing and became World Champion. Get to know the inspiring story of this incredible surfer.
In 2016 Tia Blanco became the first surfer to ever earn back-to-back Gold Medals in the modern era of the World Surfing Games (post 1996). She earned her first in 2015 (Nicaragua) and her second in 2016 (Costa Rica). Watch the video for a recap… Read More »
Attention surf fans around the world: We have a treat of surfing history here for you today. The ISA President has dug into his personal archives and pulled out the full recap of the legendary 1996 World Surfing Games in Huntington Beach, California. 1996 was… Read More »
The world’s best para surfers united in La Jolla, California, USA for the 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship March 11-15. Through a week of team camaraderie, world-class surfing, and inspirational displays of perseverance, history was made in La Jolla as new World Champions… Read More »
The ISA celebrated International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on April 6 by participating in the #WhiteCard campaign, rallying surfers to display white cards to show how they make the world a better place through surfing. Showcasing the universality and global reach of… Read More »
Being the best in the world in a sport is a lifetime achievement for most. Being the best 5 times in a row is nothing short of incredible. That’s exactly what Denmark’s Bruno Hansen has managed to do in the Para Surfing prone division, recently… Read More »
The French brother duo of Antoine and Edouard Delpero shined in their hometown of Biarritz to take Team France all the way to the Gold Medal at the 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship. Are they the best sibling duo in the sport? We’ll let… Read More »
The world’s top U-18 surfers put on a show at the 2019 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Huntington Beach. Re-live the top waves from an epic week of competition.
ISA and El Salvador aim for second half of 2020 Surfing supports new dates for Tokyo Olympic Games The ISA has decided in agreement with the government of El Salvador to postpone the Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games (WSG) until further notice,… Read More »
A statement on behalf of ISA President, Fernando Aguerre: “The ISA fully supports the joint decision by the IOC Executive Board and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee to postpone the Olympic Games. There is no question for me that this is a wise decision, which puts… Read More »
In light of the continuing global COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interest of the safety of athletes, fans, staff, officials and the local community, the ISA has decided in agreement with the government of El Salvador to postpone the Surf City El Salvador ISA World… Read More »
A message for humanity from ISA President Fernando Aguerre To my fellow sisters and brothers in surfing, I have something to tell you: We love the ocean and riding its waves, but it’s time to stay at home. Like so many of us around the… Read More »
Aitor Francesena and Carmen Lopez sweep Visually Impaired 1 Division to lead Spain to the top of 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship USA earns Silver, Brazil Bronze, and Hawaii Copper Denmark’s Bruno Hansen continues unprecedented streak of five consecutive Gold Medals Nine Past… Read More »