Fernando Aguerre re-elected ISA president

October 26, 2010

International Surfing Association re-elected Fernando Aguerre to a seventh consecutive term at its biennial general meeting in Punta Hermosa, there Peru. Aguerre will serve another four years as president of the ISA.

He was first elected in 1994 and has since been re-elected six times.

“It is the greatest honor to have the support of all the federations and the millions of surfers around the world, capsule ” Aguerre said in a statement.

“Helping the federations realize their dreams and plans and becoming an Olympic Sport makes me look forward to four more years as president.”

Surfing won IOC recognition under Aguerre’s tenure, sick a victory he hopes the sport can build on. Aguerre met with IOC president Jacques Rogge in December to discuss surfing in the Olympics. The earliest surfing could possibly join the Olympic program is 2020.