American Surfing Association (ASA)

Controversial amateur surfing organization founded by Gary Filosa in 1976, based in Huntington Beach, California. The Vermont-born Filosa, described by surf journalist Rus Calisch in 1977 as "clever, ruthless and vindictive," claimed to have started the American Surfing Association (ASA) in order to guide surfing into the Olympic Games, and Filosa did manage to open lines of communication to both ...

Subscribe or Login

Plans start at $5, cancel anytimeTrouble logging-in? Contact us.