Friday, 10 June 2011

Canine Surfing

About 50 dogs decked out loud Hawaiian shirts and sunglasses took to the waves for the largest canine surfing event in the US.

Animals of all shapes and sizes competed to be top dog in the sixth annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition, held at Imperial Beach in California.


Competition was split into categories for small surf dogs under 40lb, and their larger counterparts.

A separate category was held for dogs and their owners surfing together on the same board.

Top dogs were awarded a VIP - Very Important Pet - holiday at the San Diego resort, and a feature in Modern Dog Magazine.


Chasing the waves: dog shows off his skills

All proceeds from the event were donated to DonorsChoose.org, which provides a space for public teachers in San Diego to get funding for school supplies from private sponsors.

- Story taken from http://news.sky.com/

32 comments:

  1. lol those pics are great! Followed!

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  2. My brother's dog does the same thing on a boogie board in the pool.

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  3. lol that's awesome didn't know there was anything like that great post. followed

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  4. haha always wanted to learn how to surf...guess i should ask the dog to teach me some moves

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  5. dogs aren't supposed to do that!

    :-P :-D

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  6. Reminds me of that Nickelodeon's Rocket Power.

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  7. it must be difficult to train them..

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  8. That's hysterical. It must be really hard to train a dog to do that.

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  9. Cool where Can a find a dog like this one!

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  10. Haha, I love English Bulldogs, my friend used to have one but it died. :(

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  11. Wow, that's so cool! I wish I could have been there to see that.

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  12. Surfing dogs.... yeah, that's pretty much how awesome things can get.

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  13. What the.. I don't even... This has to be the weirdest thing I have seen in a while.

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  14. Skateboard Dog > Surf Dog. But Good stuff man.

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  15. If I wasn't landlocked I would teach my dog to surf. Suppose though I would have to learn to surf myself first.

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  16. F*ckin awesome dog! I want a dog like that!

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  17. People it is 2011.. to catch a ball is so 2010. Dog surfing the best!

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  18. It's amazing that dogs can surf, but that can't stand up in the back of a car.

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  19. Is there just something about English bull dogs that makes them awesome at extreme sports? It's like the skateboarding bull dog from Rob & Big.

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  20. Wow, you mean that they get covered in THE Modern Dog Magazine!

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  21. Haha that's the coolest thing I've seen all day!

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