Surfing Australia

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Surfing Australia
Surfing Australia logo.png
SportSurfing
JurisdictionAustralia
AbbreviationSA
Founded1963 (1963)
AffiliationISF
HeadquartersCoolangatta, Queensland
ChairmanNorm Innis
Women's coachLayne Beachley
Official website
www.surfingaustralia.com
Australia

Surfing Australia is the governing body for the sport of surfing in Australia.[1][2]

History[edit]

The Australian Surfriders Association was founded in 1963, and was renamed Surfing Australia in 1993.[3] In 2014 it inaugurated the Australian Boardriders Battle.

Structure[edit]

The national body has six state member associations:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Surfing Australia : The turning point : Case study" (PDF). Ausport.gov.au. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  2. ^ Kinsella, Elise (4 August 2016). "Rio 2016: Australia aiming for double surfing gold in Tokyo 2020, says Layne Beachley - Rio Olympics 2016 (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Abc.net.au. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  3. ^ Matt Warshaw, The Encyclopedia of Surfing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005, p. 32.

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