Die besten Surfer der Welt

Riding the waves or surfing is an exciting and adrenaline pumping water sport. However, surfing is not for everyone. Only the brave and the patient can make it big in the world of surfing. Although there are many people today who are picking up surfing as a sport, only a few become the masters of the waves. This is because they consider surfing as an art form, which they eventually master with determination. You too can try your luck with the waves but before you do so, make sure you have everything a surfer will require. If not, make a quick pit stop at www.surflagune.de.

While most people are not cut out for surfing, here is a list of some of the best surfers in the world and why they are so good at what they do.

Top 3 Male Surfers

  1. Kelly Slater
  • Won “Rookie of the Year” award in 1991
  • Won “World Title” victories in 1992, 1994 to 1996, and in 1999
  • Has broken all surfing records from 2002 to 2011
  1. Duke Kahanamoku
  • Broke the world record in freestyle surfing in 1911 for the 100 yards in less than the initial record of 4.6 seconds
  • Won his first Gold at the Olympics for the 100-meter freestyle surfing at the age of 21
  • Represented USA at the Olympics for 20 years
  1. Mick Fanning
  • Has won many famous titles including the “Australia‚Äôs Rip Curl Pro” in 2001
  • Won the “Rookie of the Year” award in 2001
  • Won the WSL Championship three times in a row

Top 3 Female Surfers

  1. Frieda Zamba
  • Won the World Champion at the pro tour contest at the age of 19
  • Won three titles in a row from 1984 – 1986 and the fourth one in 1988
  1. Wendy Botha
  • Won four different world titles, one for South Africa and the other three for Australia
  • She is known for her fierce competitive behavior and super smooth surfing style
  • Retired at an early age of 27 because of a knee injury
  1. Carissa Moore
  • She won the Triple Crown event making her the youngest winner
  • Won her first World Title in 2011, then in 2013 and the last in 2015