La Jolla, California, May 21, 2015 - From May 31st to June 7th, the top surfers in the world will gather in Playa Popoyo, Nicaragua, for the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games. The competition will be held at a one of the most renowned breaks in all of Nicaragua.
The 2015 ISA World Surfing Games is rapidly approaching. Over 150 men and women surfers from more than 25 countries will soon arrive to the beautiful country of Nicaragua, its welcoming people, warm waters, and incredible waves.
These are the ten things you need to know about the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games.
1. The ISA World Surfing Games
The 2015 ISA World Surfing Games will gather over 25 National Delegations from every corner of the world, who will gather to compete for their National Team in an "Olympic-Style" event. The surfers compete for medals and the honor of representing their respective countries.
2. The Competition
The 2015 ISA World Surfing Games is a team competition with individual Men's and Women's divisions. Each National Team includes 4 Open Men's and 2 Open Women's competitors.
3. The Champions
The results from the ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games, which took place in Punta Rocas, Peru in 2014, were as follows:
Peru - Gold
Australia - Silver
Argentina - Bronze
Costa Rica - Copper
Leandro Usuna (ARG) - Gold
Anthony Fillingim (CRI) - Silver
Shane Holmes(AUS) - Bronze
Nicholas Squires (AUS) - Copper
Anali Gomez (PER) - Gold
Dominic Barona (ECU) - Silver
Phillippa Anderson (AUS) - Bronze
Jessica Grimwood (AUS) - Copper