2nd Annual ISTO Conference Brings Together Global Surf Therapy Nonprofits Changing Lives Through Surf Therapy

A consortium of 25 leading global Surf Therapy organizations, Ph.D. students and researchers gathered in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa to share latest research & practice in the Surf Therapy sector

The 2nd Annual International Surf Therapy Organization Conference was held in Jeffreys Bay. Twenty-eight individual representatives attended, representing Surf Therapy and research institutions from 11 different countries around the globe. The International Surf Therapy Organization (“ISTO”) was formed in Cape Town in September 2017 by eight founding contributors. Conceived by South African NGO Waves for Change, with funding support from Comic Relief, The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and the World Childhood Foundation, ISTO connects practitioners, shares best practice, and executes global research studies so that understanding and support for Surf Therapy grows.

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