Para Surfing Spirit Shines Strong with Big Performances in Challenging Conditions in Pismo Beach
After an anxious start Dariel Melendez of Costa Rica takes the lead
Argentina’s Nicolas Gallegos experiences the strength of the international community spirit within Para Surfing
The first finalists were decided in multiple divisions on the third full day of competition at the 2021 Pismo Beach ISA World Para Surfing Championship. Challenging onshore conditions and driving rain couldn’t stifle the excitement of the athletes as they prepared for action.
Second qualifying rounds in each Men’s Stand classification, along with Prone 1 and Kneel, brought clarity to the rankings. Certain divisions will next head into semi-finals, while others are prepared for their final.