- 11 April 2010 | Surfing
The International Surfing Association, recognized by the IOC, just announced that Thailand, People's Republic of China, Malaysia and the Dubai have gained recognition as new members.
Surfing Thailand, Surfing China, Malaysian Surfing Association and Dubai Surfing Association have successfully fulfilled the requirements for membership.
ISA President Fernando Aguerre stated: “We are encouraged by the recent additions of Thailand, China, Malaysia and Dubai as members of the ISA. With over 25 million surfers around the world, the ISA is interested in helping them become part of our organization, and helping them build a better surfing future in their countries. This latest addition is part of our work towards the universality of surfing.”