133 Remarkable Positive Surfing Quotes (Finding Zen)

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Best Positive Surfing Quotes

Surfing frees everything up. Its just the best soul fix. Life should be stress free and thats what surfing is all about. Positive Surfing QuotesPin

Surfing frees everything up. It’s just the best soul fix. Life should be stress free, and that’s what surfing is all about. Rell Sunn
Surfing is like life. Sometimes you just have to paddle out and see what happens.Pin
Surfing is like life. Sometimes you just have to paddle out and see what happens.
There are a million ways to surf and as long as youre smiling youre doing it right. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
There are a million ways to surf, and as long as you’re smiling, you’re doing it right.
Waves are toys from God.Pin
Waves are toys from God. Clay Marzo
You cant stop the waves but you can learn to surf. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. John Kabat-Zinn
I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the sea.Pin
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 gets your soul, once you feel the wave lift you up and thrust you forward you begin to realize how powerful but beautiful mother nature is and how vast the universe really is Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing gets your soul, once you feel the wave lift you up and thrust you forward you begin to realise how powerful but beautiful mother nature is and how vast the universe really is, this cant help but smile on your face in absolute awe of how beautiful it is to have participated in life. Fisher Cannon
The three most important things in life surf surf surf.Pin
The three most important things in life: surf, surf, surf. Jack O’Neill
I dont need easy I just need possible. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
I don’t need easy, I just need possible. Bethany Hamilton
When the surfs up your life is too.Pin
When the surfs up, your life is too. Wilhelm Sverdvik
Being spat out of one of those giant roaring Hawaiian tubes is the most amazing sensation Ive ever experienced in my life. Its joy fear and accomplishment all rolled into one experience. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Being spat out of one of those giant, roaring Hawaiian tubes is the most amazing sensation I’ve ever experienced in my life. It’s joy, fear, and accomplishment all rolled into one experience. Shaun Tomson
Love is bigger than any tidal wave or fear.Pin
Love is bigger than any tidal wave or fear. Bethany Hamilton
Surfing is like life. You cant stop the waves but you can learn to surf. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is like life. You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. Hawaiian Proverb
Just take your time another comes. Let the other guys go take another one. Just take your time another comes. Let the other guys go take another one.Pin
Just take your time, another comes. Let the other guys go, take another one. Just take your time, another comes. Let the other guys go, take another one. Duke Kahanamoku
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. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
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
The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.Pin
The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun. Phil Edwards Positive Surfing Quotes
You never really know whats coming. A small wave or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes you can surf over it instead of drown in its monstrosity. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
You never really know what’s coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity. Alysha Speer
Surfing expresses a pure yearning for visceral physical contact with the natural world.Pin
Surfing expresses a pure yearning for visceral, physical contact with the natural world. Matt Warshaw
Theres an independence to surfing its just you and the ocean. There arent a bunch of rules. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
There’s an independence to surfing, it’s just you and the ocean. There aren’t a bunch of rules. Lee Clow
The ocean stirs the heart inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.Pin
The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul. Wyland
For me surfing is as close a connection I can have with Mother Nature. To surf youre riding a pulse of energy from Mother Nature. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
For me, surfing is as close a connection I can have with Mother Nature. To surf, you’re riding a pulse of energy from Mother Nature. Xavier Rudd
Out of the water I am nothing.Pin
Out of the water, I am nothing. Duke Kahanamoku
Surfing soothes me its always been a kind of Zen experience for me. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
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 Im on a wave.Pin
The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave. Paul Walker
Surfing is very much like making love. It always feels good no matter how many times youve done it. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is very much like making love. It always feels good, no matter how many times you’ve done it. Paul Strauch

Short Positive Surfing Quotes

Live to surf surf to live.Pin

Live to surf, surf to live. Mike Doyle
Surfer girls rip and they are hot. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfer girls rip and they are hot. Alana Blanchard
Surfing is something I just crave.Pin
Surfing is something I just crave. Anna Sophia Robb
Surfing is my therapy. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is my therapy.
Surfing is attitude dancing.Pin
Surfing is attitude dancing. Gerry Lopez
If it swells ride it Positive Surfing QuotesPin
If it swells, ride it!
Surfing is for life.Pin
Surfing is for life. Bruce Jenkins
Surfing is my philosophy 101. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is my philosophy 101. Janne Robinson
Lifes a wave. Catch it.Pin
Life’s a wave. Catch it.
The ocean is calling and I must go. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
The ocean is calling, and I must go.
The ocean is my happy place.Pin
The ocean is my happy place.
Eddie would go. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Eddie would go. Mark Foo Positive Surfing Quotes
Ride the waves and go with the flow of life.Pin
Surfing is my happy place. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is my happy place.
Every wave is a new adventure.Pin
Every wave is a new adventure.
Sand in my shower means I had a great day. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Sand in my shower means I had a great day.
I surf to get a tan.Pin
I surf to get a tan. Shane Dorian
Surfing is a way to be free. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is a way to be free. Lisa Andersen
Gone surfing. Be back soon.Pin
Gone surfing. Be back soon. Alyson Noel
If in doubt paddle out. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
If in doubt, paddle out. Nat Young
Surfing is a dance with nature.Pin
Surfing is a dance with nature.
Surfing is a way of life. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is a way of life.

Quotes to Inspire You to Surf

Surf and feel your life changed forever.Pin

Surf and feel your life changed forever.
Surfing is the closest thing we have to flying. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is the closest thing we have to flying.
Surfing is all about the moments you never want to forget.Pin
Surfing is all about the moments you never want to forget. Bethany Hamilton
Its a cakewalk when you know how. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
It’s a cakewalk when you know how. Gerry Lopez
Surfing is the most blissful experience you can have on this planet a taste of heaven.Pin
Surfing is the most blissful experience you can have on this planet, a taste of heaven. John McCarthy
Catch a wave and youre sitting on top of the world. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.
Surfing is a way to connect with something bigger than yourself.Pin
Surfing is a way to connect with something bigger than yourself.
The best wave of your life is still out there. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
The best wave of your life is still out there. Steve Hawk
Ive always thought surfing is a reflection of who you are.Pin
I’ve always thought surfing is a reflection of who you are. Kelly Slater Positive Surfing Quotes
Some of the most profound realizations that I came to about health did not derive from medicine but derived from surfing. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Some of the most profound realizations that I came to about health did not derive from medicine but derived from surfing. Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz
If youre having a bad day catch a wave.Pin
If you’re having a bad day, catch a wave. Frosty Hesson
Sliding a wave removes our brains out of the ordinary and slips us into the extraordinary of being there now no more worries about mortgages or strife of being poor or rich. When you Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Sliding a wave removes our brains out of the ordinary and slips us into the extraordinary of being there now no more worries about mortgages or strife of being poor or rich. When you enter the domain of an ocean cylinder, that moment, those split seconds belong to the Zen part of just being. Period. Bill Hamilton
Surfing is the only sport I know that you can go out and have fun even if youre not good.Pin
Surfing is the only sport I know that you can go out and have fun even if you’re not good.
Surfing is my way of washing away the stresses of life. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is my way of washing away the stresses of life.
Surfing is good for the soul worries seem to drift away as you scan the horizon for the next wave.Pin
Surfing is good for the soul’ worries seem to drift away as you scan the horizon for the next wave. Ed Daley
Surfing is the ultimate meditation. You cant think about anything else. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is the ultimate meditation. You can’t think about anything else.
Life is better when you surf.Pin
Life is better when you surf.
Surfing is a way to wash away the blues. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is a way to wash away the blues.
Surfing is the most incredible feeling of freedom.Pin
Surfing is the most incredible feeling of freedom.
The waves of the sea help me get back to me. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
The waves of the sea help me get back to me. Jill Davis
Surfing is a release from exploding tensions of 20th century living escaping from the hustling bustling city world of steel and concrete a return to natures reality.Pin
Surfing is a release from exploding tensions of 20th-century living, escaping from the hustling, bustling city world of steel and concrete, a return to nature’s reality. Fred Wardy
Surfing and Life hold parallels. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing and Life hold parallels. Elizabeth Saslamanca-Brosig
Sometimes in the morning when its a good surf I go out there and I dont feel like its a bad world.Pin
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
Dance with the waves move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free. Christy Ann Martine
Nobody gets to the end of their life and wishes they surfed less.Pin
Nobody gets to the end of their life and wishes they surfed less. Bradley Hook
Surfing is the only sport I know that brings you so close to nature. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is the only sport I know that brings you so close to nature. Tom Blake
Surfing is a dance and the wave is the music.Pin
Surfing is a dance, and the wave is the music. Gerry Lopez
One of the greatest things about the sport of surfing is that you need only three things your body a surfboard and a wave. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
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

Positive Surfing Quotes From Surfing Legends

Surfing makes me happy so thats just what I plan on doing.Pin

Surfing makes me happy, so that’s just what I plan on doing. Alana Blanchard
Its not tragic to die doing something you love. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
It’s not tragic to die doing something you love. Mark Foo
Style is a natural extension of who you are as a person.Pin
Style is a natural extension of who you are as a person. Mark Richards
Going to places where you can find those waves where you still have it to yourself thats one of the most special things in surfing. Theres so much coastline thats still undiscovered. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Going to places where you can find those waves where you still have it to yourself; that’s one of the most special things in surfing. There’s so much coastline that’s still undiscovered. Chris Malloy
Your surfing can get better on every turn on every wave you catch.Pin
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. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Learn to read the ocean better. A big part of my success has been wave knowledge. Kelly Slater
What I love the most about surfing is that its my first love. Its the first thing I can remember being consumed by.Pin
What I love the most about surfing is that it’s my first love. It’s the first thing I can remember being consumed by. Stephanie Gilmore
Wiping out is an underappreciated skill. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Wiping out is an underappreciated skill. Laird Hamilton
Its a culmination of your life of surfing when you turn and paddle in at Mavericks.Pin
It’s a culmination of your life of surfing when you turn and paddle in at Mavericks. Jeff Clark
I think when a surfer becomes a surfer its almost like an obligation to be an environmentalist at the same time. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
I think when a surfer becomes a surfer, it’s almost like an obligation to be an environmentalist at the same time. Kelly Slater
Some people travel to surf but lots of times I feel like I surf so I can travel.Pin
Some people travel to surf, but lots of times, I feel like I surf so I can travel. Chris Malloy
Surfing is all about uncertainty. That feeling of taking a risk that leap of faith every time I jump into the ocean that paddle out among things unseen all of these make surfing very special. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
Surfing is all about uncertainty. That feeling of taking a risk, that leap of faith every time I jump into the ocean, that paddle out among things unseen all of these make surfing very special. Shaun Tomson
I took off on a wave went down the side popped out the other end and went shitt Im still alivePin
I took off on a wave, went down the side, popped out the other end, and went, s**t, I’m still alive! Greg Noll
I wanted to be the best shaper in the world except you later realize theres no such thing. Positive Surfing QuotesPin
I wanted to be the best shaper in the world – except, you later realize, there’s no such thing. Al Merrick
I think you could build a couple of humans with the amount of skin lost on the reef at Pipe.Pin
I think you could build a couple of humans with the amount of skin lost on the reef at Pipe. Martin Potter
I dont need sponsors. I surf better when Im broke anyway.Pin
I don’t need sponsors. I surf better when I’m broke, anyway. Dave Parmenter Positive Surfing Quotes
I feel really at home in the ocean surfing is a huge part of who I am.Pin
I feel really at home in the ocean; surfing is a huge part of who I am. Easkey Britton
Surfing to me is like playing music. You play different melodies with different boards.Pin
Surfing to me is like playing music. You play different melodies with different boards. Skip Frye
I am not famous. I am a worker.Pin
I am not famous. I am a worker. Adriano de Souza
Climbers have Everest. Surfers have Nazar.Pin
Climbers have Everest. Surfers have Nazaré. António Silva
Were all equal before a wave.Pin
We’re all equal before a wave. Laird Hamilton
Surfing for me is more than my lifestyle its my passion my love and its a part of me.Pin
Surfing for me is more than my lifestyle; it’s my passion, my love, and it’s a part of me. Bethany Hamilton
If there were no such thing as barrels I probably wouldnt even surf.Pin
If there were no such thing as barrels, I probably wouldn’t even surf. Clay Marzo
Its all about where your minds at.Pin
It’s all about where your mind’s at. Kelly Slater
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 ofPin
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

Quotes That Capture the Essence of Surfing

Surfing is such an amazing concept. Youre taking on Nature with a little stick and saying Im gonna ride you And a lot of times Nature says No youre not and crashes you to the bottom.Pin

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
Its like the mafia. Once youre in youre in. Theres no getting out.Pin
It’s like the mafia. Once you’re in you’re in. There’s no getting out. Kelly Slater
Life is a lot like surfing. When you get caught in the impact zone youve got to just get back up. Because you never know what may be over the next wave.Pin
Life is a lot like surfing. When you get caught in the impact zone, you’ve got to just get back up. Because you never know what may be over the next wave. Bethany Hamilton
This is the kind of challenge that the wild, unfurling ocean presents to surfers the music it makes is often impossible to follow, but surfing is about improvising in brilliant waysPin
This is the kind of challenge that the wild, unfurling ocean presents to surfers: the music it makes is often impossible to follow, but surfing is about improvising in brilliant ways that utilize the sea’s surprises. Sam Bleakley
Surfing alone among sports generates laughter at its very suggestion and this is because it turns not a skill into art but an inexplicable and useless urge into a vital way of life.Pin
Surfing, alone among sports, generates laughter at its very suggestion, and this is because it turns not a skill into art but an inexplicable and useless urge into a vital way of life. Matt Warshaw
For a surfer its never ending. Theres always some wave you want to surf.Pin
For a surfer, it’s never-ending. There’s always some wave you want to surf. Kelly Slater
Foam is your friend. Dont be scared of it. A little bit of extra foam here and there is good for the soul and your surfing.Pin
Foam is your friend. Don’t be scared of it. A little bit of extra foam here and there is good for the soul and your surfing. Rob Machado
The only way to understand surfing is to surf.Pin
The only way to understand surfing is to surf.
One drop in is an accident two is rude three is a twatable offensePin
One drop-in is an accident, two is rude, three is a twatable offense. Roger Sharp
The only one who can whisper to you the ways of the surf is the wind.Pin
The only one who can whisper to you the ways of the surf is the wind. Wilhelm Sverdvik
The biggest sin in the world would be if I lost my love for the ocean.Pin
The biggest sin in the world would be if I lost my love for the ocean. Laird Hamilton
Surfing is almost a way to fly.Pin
Surfing is almost a way to fly. Jeff Hakman
Surfing is not a sport its a way of life.Pin
Surfing is not a sport, it’s a way of life.
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.Pin
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.Pin
Waves are not measured in feet and inches. They are measured in increments of fear. Buzzy Trent
Theres no secret to balance you just have to feel the waves.Pin
There’s no secret to balance, you just have to feel the waves. Frank Herbert
Surfings the source. Can change your life.Pin
Surfing’s the source. Can change your life. The Surf Shop Kid (played by Christopher Pettiet)
When life gives you lemons squeeze one in your hair and go surf.Pin
When life gives you lemons, squeeze one in your hair and go surf.
Ive tried body surfing. Its nice.Pin
I’ve tried body surfing. It’s nice. Ziggy Marley
Surfing in crowds is like mind over matter. If I dont mind it doesnt matter.Pin
Surfing in crowds is like mind over matter. If I don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Brodus Rogers
If you dont understand the wave you cant respect it. And if you dont have respect its only a matter of time before the ocean teaches you to get some.Pin
If you don’t understand the wave, you can’t respect it. And if you don’t have respect, it’s only a matter of time before the ocean teaches you to get some. Laird Hamilton
Surfing is a secret garden not easily entered. My memory of learning a spot of coming to know and understand a wave is usually inseparable from the friend with whom I tried to climb its walls.Pin
Surfing is a secret garden, not easily entered. My memory of learning a spot, of coming to know and understand a wave, is usually inseparable from the friend with whom I tried to climb its walls. William Finnegan
I think it’s just the spirit of adventure. People get excited about travel and the unknown when you’re going out to a wave that maybe nobody’s ever surfed before. It’s just the wholePin
I think it’s just the spirit of adventure. People get excited about travel and the unknown when you’re going out to a wave that maybe nobody’s ever surfed before. It’s just the whole spirit of exploration. Richie Fitzgerald
I dont see any difference between bodyboarding and surfing its all surfing.Pin
I don’t see any difference between bodyboarding and surfing it’s all surfing. Tom Morey
You can take a surfer out of the surf but you can not take surf out of the surfer.Pin
You can take a surfer out of the surf, but you can not take surf out of the surfer. Bob McTavish
Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on this planet.Pin
Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on this planet. Antony Garrett
Courage doesnt mean you dont get afraid. Courage means you dont let fear stop you.Pin
Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you. Bethany Hamilton
Surfings a more profound kind of sport than it looks. When you surf you learn not to fight the power of nature even if it gets violent.Pin
Surfing’s a more profound kind of sport than it looks. When you surf, you learn not to fight the power of nature, even if it gets violent. Haruki Murakami,
Surfing leads you through life especially when youre young and with hope in your heart.Pin
Surfing leads you through life, especially when you’re young and with hope in your heart. Tom Blake Positive Surfing Quotes
Where I grew up surfing was a way for people to celebrate their love and respect for the ocean.Pin
Where I grew up, surfing was a way for people to celebrate their love and respect for the ocean. Tristan Prettyman
For surfers being tubed is like being reborn.Pin
For surfers, being tubed is like being reborn. Robert Black
Surfing is like life. Every wave and every day are different.Pin
Surfing is like life. Every wave and every day are different.
Im grateful to be a part of the surfing lifestyle. I get to do what I love every day. Im happy with the life that I have and the role surfing plays in it.Pin
I’m grateful to be a part of the surfing lifestyle. I get to do what I love every day. I’m happy with the life that I have and the role surfing plays in it. Rosy Hodge
There is not one right way to ride a wave.Pin
There is not one right way to ride a wave. Jamie O’Brien
Surfing is the most original and beautiful of all the sports.Pin
Surfing is the most original and beautiful of all the sports.

Surfing: a Wild Ride Through Life

Surfing, my friends, is like a wild dance with the ocean. It’s a captivating symphony of waves, boards, and a touch of daredevilry. So, grab your imaginary board, put on your mental wetsuit, and join me on this breath-taking and entertaining ride through the world of surfing!

Now, picture yourself standing on a beach, gazing at the mighty waves, and thinking, “I can totally conquer those bad boys!” Oh, the confidence! But as you paddle out, suddenly you realize that the waves are not your dance partners—they’re more like mischievous little devils out to get you. They toy with your balance, send you tumbling, and make sure you look like a drenched noodle caught in a washing machine. It’s like trying to ride a bucking bronco while wearing roller skates—complete madness!

But hey, let’s not forget the magical moment when you actually catch that perfect wave. You’re up on your board, feeling like a superhero, and then… bam! The wave, like a playful prankster, decides to dump you unceremoniously into the swirling abyss. Arms flailing, legs kicking, you become a human jigsaw puzzle desperately trying to piece yourself back together. And trust me, my friends, the ocean always has the last laugh!

Oh, and let’s talk about the sea creatures. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more entertaining, a friendly dolphin pops up to say hello. You try to maintain your cool, but inside you’re screaming, “Did someone forget to tell the dolphin I’m not fluent in dolphin-speak?” It’s like a comedy routine with Flipper stealing the spotlight, leaving you in stitches and wondering if you accidentally auditioned for a marine-themed sitcom.

And don’t even get me started on the wetsuit struggle. Whoever said fashion was easy clearly never tried to squeeze into a wetsuit. It’s a battle of wills, a test of flexibility, and an all-out war against fabric. You hop, wiggle, and squirm, contorting your body in ways you didn’t think possible. And just when you think you’ve conquered the wetsuit, you realize it’s inside out. Bravo, my friend, bravo!

But amidst the wipeouts, laughter, and comical moments, there’s something magical about surfing. It’s the feeling of riding a wave, being at one with the ocean, and experiencing a moment of pure bliss. It’s the shared camaraderie with fellow surfers, the sun on your face, and the salty taste of adventure. Yes, surfing is like a wild roller coaster ride, full of unexpected twists and turns, but you wouldn’t want it any other way.

So, my fellow adventurers, embrace the adventure, ride the waves with a twinkle in your eye, and remember that the best stories are often the ones that make you laugh until you fall off your imaginary board. Surf’s up, my friends—let the comedy show begin!

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