USA Team selected for ISA World Champs in Puerto Rico in November

Some of the top American Athletes competed in Oceanside, California last weekend for a spot in the USA team for ISA World Champs in Puerto Rico in November. The US Surf Federation known as USA Surfing hosted three days of competition on June 16-18 which included 3 disciplines: Distance Race, SUP Surfing and Technical Racing, as well as a new separate Age Group race. A huge thank you to Kristin Thomas from USA SUP for sending us the summary below.

SUP DISTANCE (9.5 miles) 

Top TWO (2) Male & Females in both SUP & Top ONE (1) Prone Male & Female Athletes qualify to represent the USA at the ISA Worlds

MEN
Danny Ching, CA
Connor Baxter, HI
Bodie Von Allmen, OR  1st Alternate

WOMEN
April Zilg, NC
Stephanie Shideler, FL
Victoria Burgess, FL 1st Alternate

PRONE
Hunter Flueger, HI (men)
Tiana Pugliese, CA (women)

SUP SURFING

Top TWO Male & Female athletes in SUP Surfing qualify to represent the USA at the ISA Worlds

MEN
Zane Schweitzer, HI
Bernd Roediger, HI
Max Torres, PR, 1st Alternate

WOMEN
Candice Appleby, CA
Kanani Yockman, HI
Sam Estebrooks, CA 1st Alternate

SUP TECH

Top TWO (2) Male & Females in SUP & Top ONE (1) in Prone Male & Female Athletes, as well as One Female & One Male JUNIOR SUP athlete qualify to represent the USA at the ISA Worlds.

WOMEN
Candice Appleby
April Zilg
Soryn Preston 1st Alternate (also Junior)

MEN
Connor Baxter, HI
Campbell Carter, NC
Bodie Von Allmen, OR  1st Alternate

JUNIORS
Campbell Carter, NC (also 2nd Men)
Bodie Von Allmen, OR 1st Alternate (also Mens 3rd/Alternate)
Soryn Preston, CA (also  Womens 3rd/Alternate)
Maylee Jaggi, CA 1st Alternate

PRONE
Hunter Flueger, HI (Men)
Tiana Pugliese, CA (Women)

USA Surfing’s Age Group SUP National Champions

SUP Surf & Race Age group events winners:

SUP Surfing

Boys U18 SUP surf
Bobo Gallagher, HI

Women 40+
Veronica Wold, CA

Men 40+
Syrus Melandish,

SUP Racing

Girls 18U
Soryn Preston

Women 19-39
Lindsay Weidner

Men 19-39
Dennis Gibson

Women 40-49
LynAnn Escatel

Men 40-49
Jeremy Kuluko

Women 50-59
Kristin Thomas

Men 50-59
Sean Sullivan

Men 60+
Tony Forcier

Congratulations to all, especially in the rough conditions.
Full results for SUP Racing (distance, tech & age group) can be found on paddleguru.com – Results for SUP Surfing can be found on USASurfing.org.

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