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Adaptive surfers


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Aloha !

Aloha, My name is Chris Courtois. You can call me Coach Chris! I am an adaptive surf coach and operator of the Adaptive Surfers Academy, a 501c3 non-profit organization located near Sunset Beach, on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i. 

ASA was established to train and prepare adaptive athletes for the next level of surfing competition and to provide those who are interested in adaptive surfing a set of structured and developmental coaching programs for athletes in Hawaii, and available for adaptive athletes world wide!

Good vibes all around!



MAY 16, 2024



To all the adaptive athletes who competed at the HAWAII ADAPTIVE SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS!

CONGRATLATIONS to TEAM ASA for an outstanding performance.

Any Knee Kneeling – Men
   1st– Mark Mono Stewart
Wave Ski – Men
    1st- Filipe Lima
Unassisted Prone – Men
    4th- Chris Astill
Below Knee – Standing Men
     1st- Nachman Balulu
     3rd- Sean Reyngoudt
Above Knee – Standing Men
     1st- Colin Cook
     2nd- Naomichi Katsukura
Blind/ Low Vision – Men
     2nd- Aaron Paulk
Upper Limb – Standing Men
     1st- Mike Richardson

The Hawai'i Adaptive Surfing Championships took place at Waikiki on Oahu, Hawai'i
on June 13-16th, 2024.


Chris Courtois is the owner and coach of the Adaptive Surfer's Academy,

Para Surf Team in Hawai‘i.

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