World’s best National Surfing Teams will come together to compete for Gold in the ISA’s flagship event

Between the 20-28 of May 2017, the world’s best National Surfing Teams will come together to compete for Gold in the International Surfing Association flagship event, the World Surfing Games, in the world-renowned surf destination of Biarritz, located on France’s southwest coast.

We are very happy to announce the Swiss Surfing Team 2017 which will represent Switzerland at this event!

  • Alena Ehrenbold
    Women's ranking #1
  • Rachel Bonhote
    Women's ranking #2
  • Michael Zaugg
    Men's ranking #2
  • Luca Carlisle
    Men's ranking #3
  • Swen Zaugg
    Men's ranking #1
  • Philip Mappes
    Men's ranking #6

Qualification Process

The qualification for the Swiss Surfing Team is based on one standard ranking. This ranking is based on the sum of the accumulated results (points) over the last 3 years.

The qualification for the Swiss Surfing Team, which represents Switzerland in international competitions, consists of 4 slots for the division Surf Open (incl. 1 wildcard) and 2 slots for the division Surf Ladies (incl. 1 wildcard).

The two best riders in the division Surf Open at the Swiss Surfing Championship will automatically be qualified for the Swiss Surfing Team. This procedure applies max. until rank 5 in the mentioned division. The 3rd slot in the team will be awarded to the surfer with the highest overall ranking.

The first place in the division Surf Ladies at the Swiss Surfing Championship is automatically qualified for the team. The 2nd slot in the division Surf Ladies will be handled as a wildcard.