El Salvador hosted the 2023 ISA World Surfing Games show: qualifiers for Paris and world champion title for Mexico and Brazil
France, South Africa, Japan and New Zealand won the Olympic places that were at stake for Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. In addition, Mexico's Alan Cleland and Brazil's Weston-Webb became world champions, while Peru won the team event.
Do you believe in miracles? Local lifeguard claims unlikely win in the “Super Bowl of Surfing”
Luke Shepardson stunned one of the strongest fields in surfing, and he did it while on a break from work.
U.S Women and Japanese Men secure their spots for Paris 2024 in surfing
Led by Kanaoa Igarashi on the men's side and Kirra Pinkerton on the women's, Japan and the United States are on their way to Teahupo’o, Tahiti in 2024
Professional Surfer and Skateboarder Kalani David dies at 24
Kalani David suffered a seizure while training in Costa Rica over the weekend which lead to his drowning before he could be reached
Surf like an Egyptian! Egypt latest national federation to join International Surfing Association
The African country becomes the 17th from the continent to join the ISA
Tahitian president Edouard Fritsch signs official documents to host surfing for Paris 2024
With the Paris Olympic Games Organizing Committee, Fritsch signed the documents necessary to begin the planning and procedures to host the surfing portion of the Paris 2025 Olympics.
Surfer Coco Ho overcomes adversity to rise to the top of her sport
The Honolulu native hasn't ruled out a run at a medal in Paris 2024
Para surfing attempting to ride wave of momentum into LA28 Paralympic Games
International Surfing Association (ISA) president Fernando Aguerre highlights progress of the sport since the inaugural Adaptive World Championships on the La Jolla shores in 2015. Aguerre: “My hope is to get as many people off their couch or out of their wheelchairs and into the water.”
Making a splash in Bali: sport program is unveiled for ANOC World Beach Games 2023
Air Badminton, 3x3 Basketball, Rowing (beach sprint and surfing), and Surfing are announced as the latest additions for next summer’s second edition of the global beach and waters sports showcase in Bali, Indonesia. Olympic sports skateboarding and sport climbing, both of which were on the Doha 2019 program, will not be included
Ride to Survive? WSL teams up with production company behind Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Surfing looks to build on the momentum generated by Formula 1: Drive to Survive in hopes of attracting a larger audience to the sport.
Paris 2024 surfing qualification criteria announced as surfers dream of Teahupo’o
An addition of eight surfers (four male, four female) will compete in the sport’s Olympic encore in 2024. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, teen-aged surfers with Olympic aspirations ride waves at the World Junior Championships in El Salvador
2022 ISA World Surfing Games returning to Huntington Beach, USA
Documentary on Duke Kahanamoku reveals fascinating life of Olympic champion
"Aquaman" Jason Momoa narrates the film "Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha" airing on PBS
World Champion Medina announces return to World Surf circuit after mental break
Three-time world champion ready to compete after time off to deal with depression and family matters
Young at heart: IOC unanimously approves skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing for initial LA28 program
Boxing, modern pentathlon and weightlifting are under review, with pathway for inclusion if requirements met by 2023 Session
California Dreaming: sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing provisionally included on the LA28 sports program
Sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing were the recipients of three newly open spots on the 2028 Summer Olympic program after boxing, weightlifting, and modern pentathlon were left off the initial list. The sports would add a uniquely Californian flavor to LA28.
Three sports gone, three sports added to LA28 Summer Olympics
The IOC adds skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to permanent spots on the Olympic program.
BEHIND THE SCENES: From the Roman Empire to the fake Peng Shuai: in the midst of the storm, Thomas Bach takes the helm of the Olympic ship with force
The IOC President had to appeal to ancient history to defend his policy and to forcefulness to demolish the idea that China is cheating the Olympic body. He praised the “new” sports, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.
Morinari Watanabe faces challenger in this week’s International Gymnastics Federation presidential election - Federation Focus
Also: Alisher Usmanov running unopposed for re-election as FIE president; World Judo Day celebrated; ISA names new head of marketing and media; World Triathlon Athlete’s Committee election deadline nears
Olympian, Surfer and Humanitarian Duke Kahanomoku Saluted in Film
The producers of Waterman, a new documentary on the life of Kahanomoku, talk about the film in the ATR podcast.