Surfing Quotes

It’s like the mafia. Once you’re in – your in. There’s no getting out.
Kelly Slater

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

It’s all about where your mind’s at.
Kelly Slater

The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport.
Kelly Slater

I think when a surfer becomes a surfer, it’s almost like an obligation to be an environmentalist at the same time.
Kelly Slater

The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.
Duke Kahanamoku

Out of water, I am nothing.
Duke Kahanamoku

Surfing’s one of the few sports that you look ahead to see what’s behind.
Laird Hamilton

The biggest sin in the world would be if I lost my love for the ocean.
Laird Hamilton

Wiping out is an underappreciated skill.
Laird Hamilton

I’m just a surfer who wanted to build something that would allow me to surf longer.
Jack O’Neill

I took off on a wave, went down the side, popped out the other end, and went, shit, I’m still alive!
Greg Noll

It’s a culmination of your life of surfing when you turn and paddle in at Mavericks.
Jeff Clark

I surf to get tan.
Shane Dorian

If in doubt, paddle out.
Nat Young

It’s not tragic to die doing something you love.
Mark Foo

I’ve committed to surfing the rest of my life.
Lance Armstrong

I try changing my surfing, which is the absolute worst thing you can do. Everyone surfs their own way. If I try to surf like someone else I look like a dork.
Andy Irons

Waves are not measured in feet and inches, they are measured in increments of fear.
Buzzy Trent

Surfing is very much like making love. It always feels good, no matter how many times you’ve done it.
Paul Strauch

Surfing is for life.
Bruce Jenkins

If there was no such thing as barrels I probably wouldn’t even surf.
Clay Marzo

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

One drop in is an accident, two is rude, three is a twatable offence.
Roger Sharp

Sometimes in the morning, when it’s a good surf, I go out there, and I don’t feel like it’s a bad world.
Kary Mullis

Surfing soothes me, it’s always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave.
Paul Walker

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

I’ve tried body surfing. It’s nice.
Ziggy Marley

Surfing is the most blissful experience you can have on this planet, a taste of heaven.
John McCarthy

There is nothing, nothing, more sad than a surfer who used to surf.
Unknown author

I love surfing more than cricket. It’s more interesting and you meet great people.
Hansie Cronje

There’s nothing quite like surfing by yourself in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but unpredictable weather patterns, below deck accommodation, sea snakes, coral cuts and packs of reef sharks make it a trip for the committed seadog.
Mark Thornley

Surfing, alone among sports, generates laughter at its very suggestion, and this is because it turns not a skill into an art, but an inexplicable and useless urge into a vital way of life.
Matt Warshaw

Surfing is such an amazing concept. You’re taking on Nature with a little stick and saying, ‘I’m gonna ride you!’ And a lot of times Nature says, ‘No you’re not!’ and crashes you to the bottom.
Jolene Blalock

Eddie would go.
Unknown author

If it swells, ride it!
Unknown author

I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the sea.
Captain James Cook

Surfing’s the source. Can change your life. Swear to god.
Patrick Swayze

Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.
Patrick Swayze

Charlie don’t surf.
Lt Col William Kilgore

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