Biarritz: 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

Il était 7 heures Samedi matin lorsque le premier coup de trompe a retenti sur la Grande Plage de Biarritz, arène somptueuse des ISA World Surfing Games, les premiers Championnats du Monde de Surf ISA depuis l’introduction du surf aux JO de Tokyo en 2020. Marquée par une participation record de 47 nations, la compétition a débuté avec le tour féminin et la parade des nations. Entrée en matière réussie pour l’Equipe de France avec la qualification facile de Pauline Ado et de Johanne Defay.

images FFS Fédération Française de Surf / Euskadi Surf TV 20 mai 2017

 

 

images FFS Fédération Française de Surf / Euskadi Surf TV 22 mai 2017

 

 

 

 

The International Surfing Association (ISA), founded in 1964, is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the World Governing Authority for Surfing, StandUp Paddle (SUP) Racing and Surfing, Bodysurfing, Wakesurfing, and all other wave riding activities on any type of waves, and on flat water using wave riding equipment. The ISA crowned its first Men’s and Women’s World Champions in 1964. It crowned the first Big Wave World Champion in 1965; World Junior Champion in 1980; World Kneeboard Champions in 1982; World Longboard Surfing and World Bodyboard Champions in 1988; World Tandem Surfing Champions in 2006; World Masters Champions in 2007; and World StandUp Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Champions in 2012.

ISA membership includes the surfing National Governing Bodies of 100 countries on five continents. Its headquarters are located in La Jolla, California. It is presided over by Fernando Aguerre (Argentina), first elected President in 1994 in Rio de Janeiro. The ISA’s four Vice-Presidents are Karín Sierralta (PER), Kirsty Coventry (ZIM), Casper Steinfath (DEN) and Barbara Kendall (NZL).

 

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