News & Updates
Here you can find the latest news about events, collaborations and the incredible achievements of the Kovalam Surfclub, our team riders and friends from all around the world.
Goa Surf Festival
The Indian surfing scene is not just a sport, but a cultural movement where 90%+ competing athletes come from financially vulnerable backgrounds, Goa surfing federation and our surf club joined hands to make our boys's dream to participate in the Goa competition come true.They participated in the event held at Goa on September 29 to October 3.
Ramesh in Maldives
Ramesh was one of the members of team India,which participated in the ASF Surfing Championship conducted in Maldives on July 2023.Team India secured Bronze in the overall Men's rankings for teams in the Asian region competing against the likes of Japan,Indonesia and hosts Maldives.Sure everyone was quite impressed with the Team India performance and this is just the beginning for the bright future we have for Indian surfing.
Joshan Into the Asian Games
Former student of the surf club and current member of our skate club Joshan, is selected to the Indian Team,which is scheduled to participate in the 19th Asian Games.He has also won some State and National titles with his skating skills. Joshan is also an example of a spoilt kid who turned into a dedicated you man proving his skills in skating and socialising.
Our surf club is not only about surfing and the sea, it is much more.. ,Kivins, one of our oldest and talented members is a proof of that. He has been with us since he was a small boy,he went to school everyday just to surf on the weekends, guess where it led him? ,He recently completed his bachelors in Radiography and Imaging technology in one of the recognisable universities . He is currently currently working in one of the famous hospitals in cochin,Kerala.
Indian team in El Salvador
For the first time in history, an Indian team of surfers goes to compete in the ISA World Surfing Games in El Salvador. Ramesh, one of the Kovalam Surfclub team riders, will be competing together with 3 other Indian surfers. This competition will give them the chance to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Good luck guys!
Belgian students in Kovalam
Every two years, a group of students and teachers from Atheneum Brugge in Belgium come to Kovalam and bring with them lots of skate and surf gear. Due to the global pandemic, the school has been collecting surf materials for 4 years and was able to bring no less then 23 surfboards!
A big shout out goes to Atheneum Brugge , Casa Paço D'Ilhas, Boardx Surfcamps, ...
This could not have been possible without their support. Thanks friends!