International Surfing Day

International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and the surfing lifestyle.

The day places an emphasis on the importance of the environmental impact of activities in the sea and the sustainability of ocean resources.

With the quotes and captions below, hopefully, you’ll capture some of the spiritual nature of surfing.

When is International Surfing Day?

International Surfing Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of June.

International Surfing Day.

Fun Facts

Surfing is one of the oldest sports on Earth. It was first observed by Europeans on a ship in Tahiti back in 1767.

The International Surfing Day was established in 2005 by the Surfrider Foundation and other organizations.

September 20 is California Surfing Day. Surfing is California’s official state sport.

The first official surf contest took place at Corona Del Mar, California, in 1928.

According to the Guinness Book of Records, the most surfers to ever get on the same board was 47.

Kelly Slater brought in three million dollars as the nine-time world champion surfer in 2009. He is the highest-paid surfer.

The longest surf ride ever recorded was 3 hours and 55 minutes.

Cameron Diaz is a surfer and has broken her nose four times surfing as proof.

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Ways to Celebrate International Surf Day

1.) Learn to surf.

2.) Surf and ride the waves.

3.) Clean up a beach.

4.) Support your local surf shop.

5.) Share a wave with friends.

6.) Learn about the history of surfing.

7.) Watch a movie about surfing.

Surfing Terms and Slang

Wipeout: Falling from your board when riding a wave.

Hang Five: Riding a surfboard with one foot placed on the nose of the board and five toes hanging over the nose.

Hang Ten: Riding a surfboard with one foot placed on the nose of the board and all ten toes hanging over the nose.

Dude: A surfing enthusiast.

Leggie: The cord that connects your ankle to the surfboard so it doesn’t wash away when you wipe out.

Kook: Surfer who endangers another surfer.

Stoked: Extremely excited and happy.

Grom: A young and inexperienced surfer

Surfing Jokes

How do surfers say “hi” to each other?
They wave.

What’s a surfer’s favorite piece of clothing?
Tube socks.

Why didn’t the surfer ride the glassy waves?
Because he heard they were breaking!

What did the wave say to the surfer?
Have a swell time!

How do surfers clean themselves?
They wash up on shore!

What detergent do surfers use to wash their wet suits?

Surfing Quotes

Get Inspired with our surfing quotes, and then hit the waves.

Surf and feel your life be changed forever.
Nossa Company

One of the greatest things about the sport of surfing is that you need only three things: your body, a surfboard, and a wave.
Naima Green

You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.
John Kabat-Zinn

The three most important things in life: surf, surf, surf.
Jack O’Neill

My passion for surfing was more than my fear of sharks.
Bethany Hamilton

Out of the water, I am nothing.
Duke Kahanamoku

Surfing is like life. Every wave and every day are different.

There is no one right way to ride a wave.
Jamie O’Brien

There’s an independence to surfing; it’s just you and the ocean. There aren’t a bunch of rules.
Lee Clow

Check out the 73 Inspirational Surfing Quotes page.

Inspirational Surfing Quotations

Some people travel to surf, but lots of times, I feel like I surf so I can travel.
Chris Malloy

Surfing is good for the soul; worries seems to drift away as you scan the horizon for the next wave.
Ed Daley

Your surfing can get better on every turn, on every wave you catch. Learn to read the ocean better. A big part of my success has been wave knowledge.
Kelly Slater

Style is a natural extension of who you are as a person.
Mark Richards

Surfing is like life

Instagram Captions

Life is an adventure. Enjoy the ride.

Surf days. Good days.

Sea you on the next wave.

Learning to go with the flow.

Just let me surf.

Life’s a beach. Find your wave.

If there’s a will, there’s a wave.

Tangled hair, don’t care.

Stay salty. Stay wild.

Toes on the nose.

Good vibes happen on the tides.

All my troubles wash away in the water.

Hashtags for Surfing

  • #MakeWaves
  • #HangLoose
  • #SunSandSurf
  • #LiveLifeSurf


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