Sekar Patchai and Monica Pugazharasu from Tamil Nadu successfully defended their titles in the technical race men's and women's categories respectively on Thursday.
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SFI treasurer Nawaz Jabbar said surfing has been approved by International Olympic Committee for inclusion at the 2024 Olympic games in Paris.
Kian Martin of Sweden impressed to book a spot in the semifinals on Day 4 of the Tamil Nadu International Surf Open World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 event.
“There is a lot of Surfing and Yoga that go hand in hand. Surfers use a lot of upper body, upper back, and shoulders, like yoga.
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Sanjay Selvamani picked off a number of long right-hand runners to take the heat win in only his second Qualifying Series event appearance.
“Developing a rich heritage in various fields, Tamil Nadu continues to be at the forefront of sports development.
The Surfing Federation of India had sent four senior surfers in the men’s category and two surfers in the under-18 category.