Like surfing, kneeboarding, bodyboarding, etc., riversurfing is governed by the ISA (International Surfing Association) at an international level. As a member of the ISA, Austrian Surfing (AS) is responsible for river surfing in Austria. As a member of Austrian Surfing, ARA (Austrian Riversurfing Association) is the official contact for river surfing in Austria.
We are happy to announce that in 2020 our course has in cooperation with the International Surfing Association become the official ISA L1 River Surf Instructor Level 1.
- Our course is the first official river surf instructor course worldwide and the ISA accreditation is the only accreditation globally recognized by the ISA.
- Austrian Surfing is recognized by the ISA (International Surfing Association), the ESF (European Surfing Federation) our National Sports Organisation Sport Austria (and thus also federally recognized).