Please consider making a donation to help the USA Para Surfing Team defend its gold medal at the upcoming ISA World Para Surfing Championship in November at Huntington Beach, and continue its push for Paralympic inclusion by LA 2028.
ISA World Para Surfing Championship, Dec. 4-11, 2022, Pismo Beach, CA ROSTER: Christian "Otter" Bailey - PSP1 Katherine Beattie - PSP1 Sarah Bettencourt - PSP1 Jesse Billauer - PSP2 Dana Cummings - PS2 Ty Duckett - PS3 Alison Eakin - PSVI2 Michelle Eastman - PSK Faith Lennox - PS1 Aaron Loy - PSK Joshua Loya - PSVI1 Jose Martinez - PSP2 Alana Nichols - PS Sit Chris Oberle - PS Sit Barbie Pacheco - PSVI1 Liv Stone - PS1 Quinn Waitley - PSP2 Forrest Weinberg - PS2 = Sean Brody (Head Coach) = Athlete Assist - Jesse Baxter Athlete Assist - Carter Hess Athlete Assist - Darren Klassen Athlete Assist - Brianna Pettit Athlete Assist - David Waitley Athlete Assist - John White
Since the dawn of the sport of competitive Para Surfing back in 2007, Team USA has led the charge in the global development of the sport and in partnership with the International Surfing Association, is singularly focused on the goal of having the sport accepted into the Paralympic Games for LA 2028. Click here to find out more about the push for Paralympic Surfing.
This longstanding commitment to athletic excellence, has over the years formed Team USA Surfing into one of the most successful and formidable national teams in the world. Racking up a world record breaking 36 individual podium medals in only six years, including 16 gold medals, 17 silvers and eight bronze medals. This string of unprecedented success has earned Team USA three ISA World Championship titles, two team silvers and a team bronze over the years. In 2023 the team will defend its ISA World Championship Title in November in Huntington Beach, CA and could use your support. Your donation helps support the team's training, travel, accommodations and coaching. Thank you for making a contribution, and/or sharing this fundraising link and our social posts to help spread the word and rally support.
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IMPORTANT: When completing your transaction, please note in the comments that you wish for 100% of your donation to go directly to the Para Surf team. Thank you for your support! Unlike nearly every National Governing Body in the world, USA Surfing programs receive no federal government support. Our athletes are dependent on the generosity of sponsors and donors like you, who believe in the pursuit of athletic excellence for our surfers and paddlers - from beginners to elite athletes representing the country on the world stage - and want to support their dreams of becoming gold medalists for the USA Surf Team. Simply put, donors are the Team behind the Team! Gifts to the USA Surfing Fund are 100% tax-deductible.
USA Surfing is recognized by the International Surfing Association (ISA). The ISA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the World Governing Authority for Surfing, Stand Up Paddling, Prone Paddling, Bodyboarding, and Surfriding.