|Born||May 5, 1997|
Tiarah Lue Blanco (born May 5, 1997) is an American professional surfer from San Clemente, Californiawho won the first place gold medal at the International Surfing Association (ISA) Open Women's World Surfing Championship 2015 in Popoyo, Nicaragua and successfully defended the title by winning the 2016 edition in Playa Jacó, Costa Rica. Blanco is a vegan and promotes the lifestyle.
Blanco has appeared in MTV's The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros and in commercials.
Tia and Brody Jenner have a daughter, Honey Raye Jenner, born on July 29, 2023.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is the world governing authority for surfing, SUP racing, SUP surfing, para surfing, bodyboarding and all other wave riding activities. The ISA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Sam Brody Jenner is an American television personality, model and disc jockey. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. In 2005, Jenner appeared in the reality television series, The Princes of Malibu, which additionally featured his older brother, musician Brandon Jenner, and his former best friend, Spencer Pratt.
Christiaan "Otter" Bailey, is an American professional surfer, known for his experience as a surf safari guide and skill as a big wave surfer and skateboarder.
Natasha Sagardia, is a top-ranked International Bodyboarding Association (IBA) world tour competitor and is the 2008 International Surfing Association (ISA) World Gold Medalist in the Women's Bodyboard category. Sagardia was born in Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina and moved to Puerto Rico with her parents when she was nine. Sagardia entered the surfing history books, becoming the first Puerto Rican in history to win a gold medal at the ISA World Surfing Games.
Carissa Kainani Moore is a Hawaiian American Olympian, world champion surfer and activist. She was the first-ever winner of the Olympic Gold Medal in women's short board surfing in 2020. She was also the 2011, 2013, 2015, 2019 and 2021 World Surf League WSL Women's World Tour Champion. Moore is the first surfer in history to win a WSL world title and the Olympic title in the same year.
Sally Fitzgibbons is an Australian professional surfer on the Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour (2009–2013). In June 2019, she was ranked No. 1 in the world for women's surfing after winning the Rio Pro.
Cory Lopez is a professional surfer from Dunedin, Florida, United States. Lopez is a three-time X Games gold medalist, U.S. Open of Surfing champion, Billabong Pro Tahiti campion, Globe SI Pro champion, and a gold and silver medalist at the ISA World Championships in Costa Rica (2010) and China (2012). He has been a top ranked contender on the ASP World Surfing circuit for multiple years.
Tunc Ucyildiz is a Turkish surfer who has won Turkey's first national surfing title in October 2012. He is known for his efforts to jump start surfing activities and competitive surfing in Turkey. With the help of his friends and associates he has managed I.S.A to officially declare Turkey as its 72. member nation.
Pauline Ado is a French professional surfer. She won a bronze medal for France at the World Surfing Championship.
Qualification for surfing at the 2020 Summer Olympics will be based on the performances at two editions of the ISA World Surfing Games, the World Surf League Championship Tour, and the Pan American Games. The 2020 Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty athletes per gender must qualify for the Games, with only a maximum of two each per NOC. Host nation Japan has been entitled to use a single quota place each in both men's and women's shortboard. If Japan directly qualifies in any of the tournaments, the host country place(s) shall be reallocated to the next highest ranked eligible athlete at the 2021 ISA World Surfing Games.
Costa Rica competed in the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11, 2019.
The following is the qualification system and qualified athletes for the Surfing at the 2019 Pan American Games competitions.
Barbados competed at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11, 2019.
Brisa Hennessy is a Costa Rican professional surfer who competes in the World Surf League.
Dominic Isabel Barona Matute is an Ecuadorian surfer. She is regarded as one of the prominent surfers in Ecuador. Her brother Israel Barona is also a surfer who represents Ecuador at international level. She is the first surfer from Ecuador to have competed at the Olympics.
Leilani McGonagle is a Costa Rican professional surfer who competes in the World Surf League. Her brother Noe Mar McGonagle is also a professional surfer.
The 2022 ISA World Surfing Games took place in Huntington Beach, California, from September 16 to 24, 2022. The event was organized by the International Surfing Association (ISA), and it was the first time it had been held in "Surf City, USA" since 2006.
Para surfing or adaptive surfing is a form of surfing in which a disabled individual uses a board or waveski to ride on a breaking wave. Competitively, the International Surfing Association (ISA) has hosted the World Para Surfing Championships annually since 2015. In addition, the Association of Adaptive Surfing Professionals (AASP) was formed in 2022 as the international governing body of professional adaptive surfing, and administers the AASP World Tour including events in Hawaii and California for its inaugural year. The Para Surf League (PSL), launched in 2022, organizes amateur and professional contests worldwide.
The following is the qualification system and qualified athletes for the Surfing at the 2023 Pan American Games competitions.
The 2023 ISA World Surfing Games took place across the La Bocana and El Sunzal waves at Surf City in El Salvador, from 30 May to 7 June 2023. The event was organised by the International Surfing Association (ISA).