2016 Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship
September 17-25, 2016 | Azores Islands, Portugal
The 2016 VISSLA International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Surfing Championship showcases the best young surfers from around the world. Happening September 17-25 at the Azores Islands, Portugal, this World Championship will crown Gold Medalists in four individual divisions- Under-18 Boys, Under-16 Boys, Under-18 Girls, Under-16 Girls- as well as in two team divisions for an Aloha Cup and overall Champion.
Since the first ISA World Junior event in 1980 launched the career of Tom Curren, this event has been recognized as the ultimate breeding grounds for the world’s next wave of premier surfers. The ISA World Junior event has crowned the likes of current WSL World Champion Gabriel Medina, Julian Wilson, Jordy Smith, Alejo Muniz, Filipe Toledo, Owen Wright, Stephanie Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Laura Enever, and Tyler Wright.