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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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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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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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Surfing Rides Into New Venues

Surf’s up! Way up. The sport of Hawaiian royalty and classic Beach Boys tunes is ripping right now. Surfing is set to make its Olympics debut in Tokyo, joining baseball/softball, karate, climbing and skateboarding as the new sports in Tokyo. [Download our exclusive guide to finding the most creative sports event venues.] Meanwhile, applied wave science […]

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Toyota Reaches Sponsor Agreement With Six NGBs

Toyota has announced partnerships with six national governing bodies in the lead-up to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo, including two sports (skateboarding and surfing) that will make their Olympic debuts. As part of the deals, the auto manufacturer will partner with the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, USA Skateboarding, USA Surfing, USA Swimming, USA Track & […]

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