What percentage of surfers are female?

Are there more male or female surfers?

The gender balance of the World Surf League’s Championship Tours. In the global village the gender balance is nearly 50:50. However, even with the growth in popularity of women’s competitive surfing over the past decade or more, the WSL Championship Tours rank the top 34 men and the top 17 women (a 2:1 split).

What is a female surfer called?

Wahine – Female surfer. Wave Hog – Someone who catches many waves and doesn’t share with others. Trough – The point of the wave within a cycle where the wave reaches it’s lowest point.

Which country surfs the most?

Hawaii. As many will have guessed, Hawaii is the worlds number 1 surf nation (although Hawaii is technically part of the USA, the WSL recognises it as its own sovereign surfing nation). Home of the sport and the winner of the Men’s Championship Tour 2017, the nation was represented by 7 surfers during the 11 events.

Who is the most famous female surfer?

Layne Beachley has been considered the ultimate surfer girl and probably the best female surfer of all time. The talented Australian has taken seven world surfing titles; her record has never been beaten.

What do surfers call each other?


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A fellow surfer; friend; companion. If you’ve caught a wave with a board, standing, kneeling or body then you’re one.

Who is the number 1 surfer in the world?

2021 Men’s Championship Tour

Rank Name
1 Gabriel Medina Brazil
2 Italo Ferreira Brazil
3 Filipe Toledo Brazil

Who has won the most female surfing world titles?

Stephanie Gilmore

Her career accomplishments include seven World Titles and is tied for most women’s World Titles in history with Layne Beachley. Gilmore was set to compete in the 2020 Olympics. According to the World Surfer League she is No.