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Longboard Team

Surfing New Zealand selects a New Zealand Longboard Team annually.  The team competes at the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Longboard Championship.

The World Longboard Championship is an IOC recognised event which attracts approximately 100 entries from over 30 countries. The 2023 event is also a qualification event for the ANOC Beach Games in Bali, 5-12 Aug 2023.

Surfers compete for both individual and team medals.

Team Composition
2x Men’s Open Longboard
2x Women’s Open Longboard

Qualification Process
Teams are selected using the Surfing New Zealand Teams Qualification Policy

Time Frame
The 2023 ISA World Longboard Championship will be held in El Salvador, 7-13 May.

Most Recent Results
The 2019 ISA World Longboard Championship were last held at Biarritz, Cote De Basque, France

2024 New Zealand Longboard Team
The New Zealand Team comprises of . . .

Open Men
Jack Tyro
Matt Newdick

Open Women
Gabi Paul
Hannah Kohn

Most Recent Results
2013 marked the first year that the longboard divisions have been held independently from the ISA World Surfing Games.

2025 – ?
2024 – 17th El Salvador
2023 – 17th El Salvador
2022 Cancelled
2021 Cancelled
2020 Cancelled
2019 12th (Biarritz, France)
2018 11th (Riyue Bay, China)
2017 – Cancelled
2016 – Cancelled
2015 – Cancelled
2014 – Cancelled
2013 – 11th (Huanchaco, Peru)

Further Information
Further information on this event can be viewed by visiting the ISA website.

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