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100 Stellar Surfing Sensations

From Wave-Riding Sheep to Star Wars-Inspired Wet Suits

— April 30, 2012 — Lifestyle
Riding the waves has long-since been a pastime of those that live on the beach and the multitude of stellar surfing sensations that have recently hit the market are making the sport more accessible.

Fashion editorials are frequently featuring models poised in the laid-back style of the surfing life and an influx of customizable wet suits allow riders to board in style.

Specially designed pools mimic the motion of the ocean to allow newbies to give surfing a test run before they go out into the open water and a two-year course is even being offered to students in the UK that teaches wannabe beach bums how to skim atop a rip curl.

Everything from individualized boards that go from street to surf and crazy animal surf contests have opened the sport up to a whole new market while enhancing the lifestyle of long-standing wave riders.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Soaring Sport Stories
Soaring Sport Stories
Ueli Gegenschatz Unveils a High-Flying Video Presentation
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98
Extreme Arctic Sports
Extreme Arctic Sports
The Discovery TV Series Catchin Air Goes Wakeboarding in Alaska
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97
Inkblot Surf Gear
Inkblot Surf Gear
Paul Smith Releases the Limited Edition 'X Swami' Surfboard
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96
High-Flying Dock-Hoppers
High-Flying Dock-Hoppers
Kite Surfer Lewis Crathern Jumps Over Brighton Pier
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95
Tarp Surfing
Tarp Surfing
Landlocked Skateboarders Mimic Tubular Waves With Tarps
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94
Surfing Canine Calenders
Surfing Canine Calenders
This SurFURS Calender Features Cute Surfing Dogs
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93
O.C. Urban Streetwear Surfboards
O.C. Urban Streetwear Surfboards
Shawn Stussy S/Double Expands the Brand to the World of Surfing
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92
Stationary Standing Springboards
Stationary Standing Springboards
Jagoda Szymkowiak Encourages Physical Activity in Public Places
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91
Sustainable Surf Gear
Sustainable Surf Gear
The Patagonia R1 Wet Suit is Designed from Recycled Material for Warm Water
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90
Villainous Surfer Babes
Villainous Surfer Babes
Damian Fulton Gives a Dark Twist to Los Angeles Seaside
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89
Retro Surfing Shirts
Retro Surfing Shirts
The Band of Outsiders LeRoy Grannis Collection Honors the Iconic Surf Photog
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88
Beach Board Sling Packs
Beach Board Sling Packs
The Curve Surfboard Sling Makes Helps Carry the Deck with Ease
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87
World-End Surfing Clips
World-End Surfing Clips
The 'Apocalypse Later, Surf Now' Short Shows Severe Sport Dedication
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86
Summertime Surf Culture Tees
Summertime Surf Culture Tees
Geoff Mcfetridge for Undftd Puts Iconic Works on Stylish Apparel
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85
High-Tech Surfboards
High-Tech Surfboards
The Pukas Tecnalia Surfboard Is the Most Advanced One of All
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84
Catchin Waves On The Thames
Catchin Waves On The Thames
Venture Xtreme
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83
Personal Surf Cameras
Personal Surf Cameras
The Gath Surfcam
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82
Dripping Swimsuit Sacks
Dripping Swimsuit Sacks
The Go Clean Wet Suit Bag Keeps the Smell and Mildew Away
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81
Nerdy Surf Gear
Nerdy Surf Gear
Star Trek Wetsuits Powerful Enough to Make Surfing Look Uncool
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80
Wetsuits for Pod Speakers
Wetsuits for Pod Speakers
The Egg Speakers & Case
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79
Taxpayer-Funded Surfing Lessons
Taxpayer-Funded Surfing Lessons
Bournemouth and Poole College Initiate Controversial Course
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78
Viral Surfing Sheep
Viral Surfing Sheep
Mildred the Surfing Sheep Takes on the Waves for Finisterre
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77
Captain America Surfboards
Captain America Surfboards
The Ari Biscuit is a Limited-Edition Wave Rider
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76
Tarp Surfing Ads
Tarp Surfing Ads
Soaring Simulated Surf Found in Mountain Dew Waves Commercial
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75
Outdoor Gear for Good
Outdoor Gear for Good
Patagonia Pays Employees to Volunteer for Eco Nonprofits
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74
Ink-Surfing Toy Captures
Ink-Surfing Toy Captures
'LEGO Surfer' by Alberto Seveso is Playful
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73
Surfer PSAs
Surfer PSAs
'Seventy-One Percent of Earth' Urges You to Protect the Ocean
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72
Artisitcally Modern Wave Riders
Artisitcally Modern Wave Riders
These Asymmetric Surfboards are Cool and Contemporary
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71
Surfing Mice
Surfing Mice
Shane Wilmott Trains Rodents to Ride the Waves
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70
Shark Surfing
Shark Surfing
Renegade Sport or Advertising Genius?
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69
Solar Panel Wetsuits
Solar Panel Wetsuits
Billabong SG5 Suits Make Surfing in Winter More Comfortable
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68
Surfing On The Farm
Surfing On The Farm
The Severn Bore
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67
Canine Surftography
Canine Surftography
The Surf Dogs Calendar is Cute, Not Cool
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66
Upsidedown Surfing
Upsidedown Surfing
Dulip Kokuhannadige
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65
Innovative Design Could Spur New Sport
Innovative Design Could Spur New Sport
The Surfbike
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64
Post-Apocalyptic Surf Fashion
Post-Apocalyptic Surf Fashion
The Year Zero Collection Brings a Vintage Edge to Dystopian Wear
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63
Surfing Mini Figure Shoots
Surfing Mini Figure Shoots
Alberto Seveso's Ink Riders Series Looks Like It was Shot in the Ocean
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62
Surfing for a Cause
Surfing for a Cause
'Much Better Adventures' Help You Organize Ethical Travel Experiences
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61
Hardcore Surfing Videos
Hardcore Surfing Videos
Ladies Tear Up the Waves in Nike 'Leave A Message' Trailer
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60
Beer Can Surfboards
Beer Can Surfboards
Rich Morrison's Enviro Surf Art Series is For the Eco-Friendly Dude
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59
Artistic Wave Riders
Artistic Wave Riders
4 Elements Surfboards Make a Bold Statement at the Beach
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58
Moving Ripple Greetings
Moving Ripple Greetings
The 'Wave Gift Card' by Evelio Mattos and John Turner Captures the Ocean
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57
East Coast Surf Lodges
East Coast Surf Lodges
The Hamptons Answer to Surf Culture
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56
Snobby Sporting Equipment
Snobby Sporting Equipment
World's Most Expensive Surf Board
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55
Midnight Extreme Sports Ads
Midnight Extreme Sports Ads
The Nike Chosen: Just Do It Commercial Will Amp You Up
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54
Illuminated Surfboards
Illuminated Surfboards
The Night Stalker Surfboard Keeps You Surfing After Sundown
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53
Urban Street-Surfer Captures
Urban Street-Surfer Captures
The Romain Laurent L'Horizon Series Makes Waves
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52
Parisian Surfer Art
Parisian Surfer Art
The Surf Board Installation is a Teenage Time Machine
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51
Dynamic Sporting Illustrations
Dynamic Sporting Illustrations
Jordan Metcalf Draws Active Athletes for ESPN and the X-Games
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50
Collapsible, Three-Piece Surfboard
Collapsible, Three-Piece Surfboard
Pope Bisect
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49
Unreal Slo-Mo Surfing
Unreal Slo-Mo Surfing
BBC Captures Dylan Longbottom Riding a Monster Wave in HD
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48
Sultry Surfer Girl Clips
Sultry Surfer Girl Clips
The Pret-a-Surf 'La Prochaine Fois' Clip Debuts the Brand's New Line
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47
Scuba Summer Collections
Scuba Summer Collections
The Michael Kors Resort 2012 Collection is Quirky and Fun
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46
Surf-Inspired Skateboards
Surf-Inspired Skateboards
Carver Skateboards Lets You Ride Streets Like Waves
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45
Eco-Friendly Bamboo Surfboards
Eco-Friendly Bamboo Surfboards
2Imagine Surfshop
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44
Super-Stylish Surfboards
Super-Stylish Surfboards
Marc Jacobs Surfboard is for Those Who Swim in Fashionable Waters
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43
Ridewire
Ridewire
Trick Out While Hanging From Cables
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42
Personalized Surfboards
Personalized Surfboards
Grain Wooden Surfboards Let You Ride the Waves in Style
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41
Beach Bum Gangsters
Beach Bum Gangsters
Swagger's ‘Daydream' Spring/Summer Collection
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40
3-in-1 Sports Gear
3-in-1 Sports Gear
Zerofra 360
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39
Clothes Made of Wetsuit Material
Clothes Made of Wetsuit Material
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38
Cali Dog Surfing Competition
Cali Dog Surfing Competition
Pets Get Gnarly For A Cause
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37
Surf Pools
Surf Pools
$40 Million Surfer Wave Machine to Launch in London
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36
Paraplegic Kite Surfing
Paraplegic Kite Surfing
The ‘Soul' Kite Gives Extreme Sports to the Physically Challen
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35
Rodents Doing Water Sports
Rodents Doing Water Sports
Surfing Rats
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34
Four-Legged Wetsuits
Four-Legged Wetsuits
Scubahuahua?
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33
Jet-Powered Surfboards
Jet-Powered Surfboards
WaveJet Surfboards Feed a Need for Speed on the Water
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32
Neon Night-Surf Stunts
Neon Night-Surf Stunts
The Strongbow 'Welcome Summer' Campaign Celebrates Solstice at Bondi Beach
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31
Surf Culture Captures
Surf Culture Captures
Elmo Hernandez Photography Showcases Wave Conquerers
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30
Surfing Swimsuit Shoots
Surfing Swimsuit Shoots
Tallow Swimwear SS11 Collection is Functional and Fashionable
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29
Steamy Luxurious Surfer Shoots
Steamy Luxurious Surfer Shoots
The Rianne ten Haken Avant Garde Magazine Editorial is Beach-Chic
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28
Cloud-Surfing Photography
Cloud-Surfing Photography
Li Wei Unleashes All-New Awe-Inspiring Works (UPDATE)
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27
Surfing Glee Sensations
Surfing Glee Sensations
The Matthew Morrison Details Editorial is Sweet and Sexy
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26
Sun-Drenched Beaches
Sun-Drenched Beaches
Sebastien Zanella Shows That Life is in the Moment
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25
Surfboards With Handlebars
Surfboards With Handlebars
Sea Scooter by Kwan Ken Yong Eliminates the Need for Giant Waves
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24
Couture Surf-Inspired Shoots
Couture Surf-Inspired Shoots
The 'Surf Report' Vogue Australia Editorial is Sporty
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23
Graffiti Wave Riders
Graffiti Wave Riders
Andre for Quicksilver Surfboards are Gnarly
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22
Punk Surfing Pictorials
Punk Surfing Pictorials
Keegan Gibbs Refreshingly Captures Funky Free Lifestyle by the Sea
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21
Oil-Clad Bikini Babes
Oil-Clad Bikini Babes
This Surfrider Foundation Europe Calendar Reflects on the BP Oil Spill
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20
Souped-Up Surf Boards
Souped-Up Surf Boards
PowerSki JetBoard Makes Wave Riding Motorized
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19
Surf-Skate Hybrids
Surf-Skate Hybrids
Jeff King & Transworld Surf Build First Surfing Handrail
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18
Cool Cali Surftography
Cool Cali Surftography
The Hundreds Summer 2011 Collection Provides Style & Comfort for
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17
Sunny Surf Styles
Sunny Surf Styles
The Beach Crew Collection by Opening Ceremony is Totally Beach-Ready
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16
Villain Vacation Photos
Villain Vacation Photos
The 'Dark Holiday' Series by Nick Presniakov Shows Darth Vader Sunbathing
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15
Retro Surfer Shots
Retro Surfer Shots
Jeff Divine Hold the Largest Archive of Vintage Surfstyle Captures
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14
Sweetly Feminine Surfer Girls
Sweetly Feminine Surfer Girls
The Pret-a-Surf SS 2011 Collection Combines Badass with Girly
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13
Serene Surf Photography
Serene Surf Photography
Jalder Lozano Captures the Connection Between Surfers and the Ocean
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12
Urban Surfer Fashion
Urban Surfer Fashion
The Saturdays NYC Winter 2011 Collection Brings Beach Style to the Streets
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11
Scary Surf Shots
Scary Surf Shots
Photographer Lee Kelly's Dramatic Surfing Photos Showcase Danger
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10
Surfer Girl Editorials
Surfer Girl Editorials
The 'New Wave' Marie Claire UK July 2010 Shoot is Wet and Wild
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9
Candid Surfer Inktography
Candid Surfer Inktography
The 'Up the Beach' Editorial is All Tatts and Waves
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8
Surfing on Land
Surfing on Land
The SoulArc Skateboard
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7
Surfer Beach Bicycles
Surfer Beach Bicycles
The Wave Bike Concept Holds Your Surfboard so you Don't Have to
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6
Sun-Soaked Surfing Snapshots
Sun-Soaked Surfing Snapshots
The Jessica Hart Free People January 2012 Collection Gets Super Hot
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5
Surreal Surfing Shoots
Surreal Surfing Shoots
Stuart Gibson Photographs Adventurous Water Sports
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4
Submerged Surf Photography
Submerged Surf Photography
Micah Camara Captures Underwater Exploration
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3
Bundled Beach Hunks
Bundled Beach Hunks
Coast Guards by Will Davidson Brings a Sizzle to the Surf
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2
Surfer Girl Tattoography
Surfer Girl Tattoography
The Heat Wave Photoshoot is like Point Break but With a Tattooed Chick
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1
Scantily-Clad Surfer Shoots
Scantily-Clad Surfer Shoots
The 2011 Miss Reef Calender is a Swell Product
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