Surfing: “We Use Professional Tour For Olympic Qualification”

July 2, 2019

The sport of surfing will ride into its first Olympics in Tokyo next year with its place on the Games programme in 2024 also now secure following approval for inclusion in the Paris Games during the IOC Session last week. Robert Fasulo, Executive Director of the International Surfing Association, updates iSportconnect TV on the sport, and ISA Vice President Barbara Kendall, winner of Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals in board sailing, adds perspective on the progress of women in sports leadership.

The ISA World Surfing Games will take place in September this year as one of the main qualifying events for the Tokyo Games. Top pros will also qualify via the World Surf League Championship Tour.