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Surfing is a water sport in which the participant has to ride a surfboard on the crest of along the tunnel of a breaking wave.

Two major subdivisions of stand-up surfing are longboarding and shortboarding, the difference is in the distance and boards.

Surfing was incorporated into the Asian Beach Games in 2008.



Surfing scholarships awarded to Iran, Sri Lanka, Philippines for first time
22 Jan 2019

La Jolla, United States, January 22, 2019: The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that 40 scholarships – worth a total of USD 20,000 – have been awarded to young surfers in need through the 2018 ISA Sc.....

Surfing course in Iran attracts 34 stand-up paddlers
20 May 2017

Tehran, Iran, May 19, 2017: The International Surfing Association (ISA) held the first-ever development programme for Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) in Iran, continuing its vision to drive the global growth and reach of the sport.....