Surfer Quotes



These surfer quotes are varied and true. Some are deep, some poetic and some funny. It's amazing how surfing affects people.

Enjoy!




Surfing is for life.
- Bruce Jenkins, North Shore Chronicles


Out of water, I am nothing
- Duke Kahanamoku


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 Australia


I do feel a kinship for sure. I admire those guys who’ve won hat-tricks like Andy, and obviously Kelly who’s won seven, that’s amazing stuff. I think the average surfer thinks it’s amazing. The guys who win our championships, they’re so amazing.
-Mark Occhilupo


One of the greatest things about the sport of surfing is that you need only three things: your body, a surf-board, and a wave.
- Naima Green, Surfing: Rules, Tips, Strategy, and Safety


I think it's just really made me appreciate life more. I've known people die before that and I was really rattled by it but when it hit so close to home ... it was just so different. I just thought about what I really wanted to do. I want to be a pro surfer and that's what I'm going to do.
- Mick Fanning


I haven`t prepared as much as I would like to but it will be fun to get out there again. I have nothing left to prove in surfing but still have the desire to keep going.
- Layne Beachley


It's all about where your mind's at.
- Kelly Slater


It's true. Happiness is a big thing.
- Joel Parkinson


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


Not to sound too deep or weird, but I think that the times when you really appreciate surfing are the times you're really sort of becoming one with nature. Surfing's as raw of a sport as it gets.
- Kelly Slater


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


It's funny, 'cause you think surfing is your whole life, but then when you make a family it seems like it's not at all.
-Joel Parkinson


It was like a big family, since so many of us brought our kids. We all went surfing. It was so relaxed and easy.
- Elle Macpherson


Quotes from Point Break

How can I not include quotes from one of my favourite surfing movies. Enjoy these. They are great.

You're sayin' the FBI's gonna pay me to learn to surf? - Johnny Utah


Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true. - Bodhi


Surfing's the source man... swear to God. - 15


Bohdi! This is your wakeup call I AM AN F... B... I AGENT!
- Johnny Utah
I know, isn't it wild!
- Bodhi


The name's Johnny Utah!
- Johnny Utah
Who cares!
- Tyler Ann Endicott


If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love. - Bodhi


We'll get him when he comes back in!
- Australian cop at end of movie
He's not coming back.
- Johnny Utah





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