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Wave Riders Association of Afghanistan (WRAA) is the Afghan governing body in charge of surfing in the country. It was founded in 2012 and joined the International Surfing Association (ISA) in 2014.The Afghan national championships, which were sponsored by the agency, were held in May 2015 in Ericeira, Portugal.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is the world governing authority for surfing, SUP racing, SUP surfing, bodyboarding, and all other wave riding activities. The ISA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Isa or ISA may refer to:
For travelers from all over the world, Peru offers waves for everyone: beginners, intermediate, and advanced longboard riders alike surfers. Máncora, the largest left hand point break in the world, located in the northern coast of Peru, deserves special mention. In addition to this, the greatest left-handed wave in the world is to be found at Chicama, which is over 4 km long.
The World Surf League (WSL) is the governing body for professional surfers and is dedicated to showcasing the world's best talent in a variety of progressive formats. The World Surf League was previously known as the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) from 1983 to 2014. The organization was founded in 1976 by Fred Hemmings and Randy Rarick.
Carissa Kainani Moore is an American professional surfer and the 2011, 2013 and 2015 WSL Women's World Tour Champion.
International Surfing Association in Ecuador is a part of the International Surfing Association (ISA) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing authority for surfing and all its waveriding disciplines, including bodyboard, kneeboard, longboard, tandem, skimboard and bodysurf. The ISA promotes its World Championship events as the true “Olympics” of the sport.
The Surfing Federation of India (SFI) is the national governing body for surfing in India.
India has over 7,500 km of coastline, including that of the island groups, and this provides many opportune places for surfing. The largest waves are usually seen between May and September, the pre-monsoon and monsoon season. Some of the spots for surfing in India are Mangalore, Manipal, Kapu Beach and Murdeshwara in Karnataka, Mahabalipuram, Kovalam (Covelong) and Manapad in Tamil Nadu, Kovalam Kovalam and Varkala in Kerala, Little Andamans and Lakshadweep.
Sean Mattison is an American former professional surfer and current professional surf coach and mastermind behind Kelly Slater's "nubster". A fifth fin that was created by Mattison that some critics say helped Kelly Slater win his 11th ASP World Championship. Mattison also is the designer of his own alternative high performance surfboards and surfboard fins named Von-Sol.
Turkey offers warm and crystal clear waves of Mediterranean on the south as well as wind swells of Black Sea on the north. The wave period is shorter than the ocean waves but can reach up to periods of 11-12 second swells although the average swell period is 6–7 seconds.
Laura Enever is an Australian professional surfer. Enever was the ASP Women's World Junior Champion in 2009. She made her professional debut in 2011.
The Asian Surfing Championships is an association that promotes the sport of surfing in Asia through the organization of competitions.
The World Surfing Championship at the ISA World Surfing Games its organized by the world governing body for surfing sport, the International Surfing Association (ISA), which is recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Operation Halmazag was an offensive operation by ISAF German-led troops in close cooperation with the Afghan security forces in the province of Kunduz, from 31 October to 4 November 2010, with the aim of building a permanent outpost near the village of Quatliam in the Char Dara district, south-west of Kunduz. The operation was the first German military ground offensive since World War II.
Tatiana Weston-Webb is a Brazilian/American surfer from Kauai, Hawaii. She was the only rookie on the WCT in 2015. Weston-Webb wears jersey number 9 and her 2016 'CT rank is number 4.
Surfing at the Summer Olympics will make its debut in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. After several attempts at inclusion in the Olympics, the International Surfing Association has been successful in getting surfing included in the 2020 Games.
Tiarah Lue Blanco is a professional surfer from Puerto Rico who 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.
Surfing South Africa (SSA) is the governing body for the sport of surfing in South Africa, and a recognised member of the world governing body, the International Surfing Association (ISA). SSA is also an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), which, alongside Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) supervises all organised sport in South Africa.
Surfing competitions at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru are scheduled to be held between July 30th and August 4th, 2019 at Punta Rocas in the Punta Negra District.
The following is the qualification system and qualified athletes for the Surfing at the 2019 Pan American Games competitions.
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