ISA China Cup pre-event Slideshow/Video
Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival
ISA China Cup
Hainan Classic 4-Star Men's ASP event
International Surfing Association
Wanning, Hainan Island, China
25 - 30 January 2013
ISA China Cup pre-event Slideshow/Video #2
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 23 January, 2013 : - - Wanning, Hainan, China -- The ISA China Cup, the first event of the 2013 ISA’s Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival, commences in just two more days with the opening ceremony scheduled for Friday 25 January.
The opening ceremony will be webcast live and will be availble for re-viwing afterwards. The event takes place from January 26 to 27. The National Teams are representing Brazil, France, Hawaii, Japan, Portugal, Peru, Australia and USA.
The Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival will officially begin on Friday with the Opening Ceremony and Parade of Nations. The following day, the first day of the ISA China Cup will kick-off the competition and on Sunday, the champions will be crowned.
Participating National Teams
Nicola Van Dijk
Deivid Da Silva
Diana De Souza
Suelen De Almeida
Aime Adrien 1Kouhery
Carlos Mario Zapata
Joaquin Del Castillo
Eduardo de Castro
Carina da Silva
# 1 : China prepares for International Surfing Fest
# 2 : Aussies & Peruvians picked for ISA China Cup
# 3 : Final teams named for the 2013 ISA China Cup
# 5 : Coming Soon
# 4 : Coming Soon
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the World Governing Authority for Surfing. It was originally founded as the International Surfing Federation in 1964 and has been running the Open Division World Championship since 1964, the World Junior Surfing Championship since 1980, the World Masters Surfing Championship since 2007, the World Bodyboard Championship since 2011, the Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival in China, and the World Standup Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship beginning in 2012. The ISA also sanctions the World Kneeboard Titles and the World Tandem Surfing Championship, and will launch the World Longboard Championship in 2013.
ISA membership includes the surfing National Governing Bodies of 72 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 and re-elected seven times since. The ISA's four Vice-Presidents are Alan Atkins (AUS), Karín Sierralta (PER), Debbie Beacham (USA) and Layne Beachley (AUS).
Source: ISA Media
Author: Jose Duarte Solis/Carlos Escaba
Tags: Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival, China, ISA