Para Surfing

In line with our mission to develop the sport of Surfing in all of its forms across in Australia Surfing Australia has taken an active role in the development and advancement of Para Surfing to create a national platform for access to the sport and enable Para Surfers the opportunity to achieve sporting excellence and inspire others.

Surfing Australia is fully committed to the development of Para Surfing for Australian’s with disabilities, creating the best opportunities for Para Surfing both in Australia and globally.

Surfing Australia have setup the Para Surfing Australia council, which includes athletes, advocates of para surfing leaders from Surfing Australia to help build the sport of Para Surfing in Australia.

There are currently 9 Para surfing classifications which are determined by the ISA. To see the up to date classifications and please find them here :

Para surfing resources

ISA Para Surfing Classification

2020 ISA Para Surfing Rulebook

Para Surfing to be considered for Paralympic Games inclusion

Para Surfing has been shortlisted for additional inclusion in the Los Angeles 2028 Paralympics. The 2028 LA Paralympic Games will retain the same 22 sports as the rescheduled Tokyo Games and the 2024 Paris program. However, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)...

Emma Dieters wins World Para Surfing Championship title

Emma Dieters from Sydney’s Northern Beaches is Australia's newest world champion.The 40-year-old took out the Women’s Prone 2 division at the World Para Surfing Championship in Pismo Beach, California.Starting with an 8.33 and quickly backing it up with an...

A Six Medal Haul For The Irukandjis At 2021 ISA World Para Surfing Championship

CASUARINA/NSW(December 12th/2021): Jocelyn Neumueller and Mark Stewart are The Irukandjis latest World Champions after conquering their divisions at the 2021 Pismo Beach ISA World Para Surfing Championship in the early hours of this morning. ...

The Irukandjis Move Closer To Gold Medals At ISA World Para Surfing Championship

CASUARINA/NSW(December 11th/2021): Mark 'Mono' Stewart was the sole Irukandji in action yesterday breezing through his round 2 Men's Kneel division heat to book a place in the Final with a strong points lead.  'Mono' dropped a round high...

Bloom & Neumueller First Of The Irukandjis Through To ISA Para Games Finals

CASUARINA/NSW( December 9th/2021): Sam Bloom and Jocelyn Neumueller are the first of The Irukandjis through to finals day at the 2021 Pismo Beach ISA World Para Surfing Championship after they both won their round two heats in the Women's Prone 2...

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