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For the first time since 2006, the ISA World Surfing Games will take place in Huntington Beach, California.

2022 ISA World Surfing Games Heading to Huntington Beach

It would seem fitting that the 2022 ISA World Surfing Games would take place in “Surf City, USA.” For the first time since 2006, the International Surfing Association will bring its premier event to the shores of Huntington Beach, California, September 17–24. “Visit Huntington Beach, the official destination marketing organization for the city, is ecstatic […]

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Oceanside, California, Named Official USA Surfing Training Ground

USA Surfing has designated Oceanside, California, as an official training ground for all surfing disciplines from shortboard, longboard, Stand Up Paddle,and Para Surfing. The designation comes on the heels of USA Surfing’s junior team training in Oceanside ahead of the team’s attempt to defend a gold medal at the International Surfing Association World Junior Surfing […]

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Carter Hess from the United States competes at the 2021 ISA World Para Surfing Championship. Photo by ISA/Sean Evans

Pismo Beach Returns as ISA World Para Surfing Championships Host for 2022

The International Surfing Association has announced the World Para Surfing Championships will be returning to Pismo Beach, California, again in 2022. Tthe ISA’s flagship Para surfing competition will return from December 4–11, 2022, to the Central Coast, which hosted in 2021. AmpSurf, a non-profit with the stated aim of promoting, inspiring, educating and rehabilitating people […]

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Brandon Lowery Named Interim USA Surfing CEO

After leading surfing into its first Olympic Games, Greg Cruse is leaving as USA Surfing’s chief executive officer and transferring the organization’s leadership to Brandon Lowery on an interim basis. Lowery played a leading role in bringing together Olympic surfers, skaters and snowboarders for a three-day 2021 Olympic training camp at BSR Surf Resort wave […]

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Speed climbers use ropes. Photo courtesy of USA Climbing

Skateboarding, Climbing, Surfing Highlight LA28 Sports Program

Skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing have been added to the list of 28 sports to be included in the Initial Sports Program for the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles ahead of what is expected to be official confirmation at the next International Olympic Committee session in February 2022. IOC President Thomas Bach noted the […]

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International SUP and Paddleboard Championship Heading to Puerto Rico

The International Surfing Association has chosen San Juan, Puerto Rico, as host of the 2022 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. The events will mark the ISA World Championship’s return after being cancelled the past two years because of the pandemic. Both events are set to take place in San Juan’s renowned Laguna del Condado […]

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Greg Cruse: Riding Surfing’s Wave of Momentum

Greg Cruse is no stranger to surfing. He’s been participating in the sport since he was middle school-aged and was on one of the original high school surf teams in Huntington Beach, California, that was part of the genesis of the National Scholastic Surfing Association. He later became active in the administration of the sport […]

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Swimmers train at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

USA Swimming Partners with Fanatics on Merchandise

As the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo approach in just a few months and with less than a year to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, national governing bodies are finalizing new partnerships — or extending existing ones — ahead of what for many NGBs is the biggest […]

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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, chips to the 18th green during the final round of the 2019 John Deere Classic golf tournament (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

SFIA Reports Golf and Tennis on the Upswing

Sports such as golf and tennis were the big winners in 2020 as people sought ways to play sports that were socially distanced and outdoors, according to the findings of a Sports & Fitness Industry Association survey of more than 18,000 people in the United States ages 6 and up. While activity levels were up […]

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