The 2023 Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games to take place in May 2023

By Karla Ramos  |  Sep 27th, 2022
Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games
Surfing in El Salvador.

El Sunzal and La Bocana beach will host the 2023 Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games from May 30th to June 7th, 2023. This surfing event will be the second in the 2024 Paris Olympic Games Qualification process.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) confirmed the dates and announced that at the 2023 Surf City games, four slots will be up for grabs for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

“In El Salvador, the four top-ranked surfers by continent for each gender will qualify one place each by name.” International Surfing Association.

The 2023 Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games will be the second consecutive Olympic Games qualifying event that the country will host. Recently, El Salvador hosted the last qualifier surf event for the Tokyo Olympics.

El Sunzal and La Bocana, two of the best surf spots in the country, will host the surfing event. These surf spots are well-known in the surfing community.

El Salvador continues to consolidate itself as an essential part of the road to the Olympic Games. We are happy to continue expanding and strengthening this association and to show the world that El Salvador is a surfing destination worthy of the best events and surfers in the world.” Fernando Aguerre, ISA president.

ISA president also stated, “We are happy to continue to expand and strengthen this partnership and to show the world that El Salvador is a surfing destination worthy of the world’s best events and surfers.”

“Our surfers and teams from around the world have come to love and appreciate El Salvador’s beauty, warm hospitality, and excellent waves.” Fernando Aguerre, ISA president.

“El Salvador will always be home for anyone who wishes to spread the culture and values of surfing,” said President Nayib Bukele.

The 2023 Surf City ISA World Surfing Games show that El Salvador’s surf city project is a success; since it was launched in 2019, the Salvadoran beaches have hosted multiple internationally renowned surfing events.