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 1 
Kelly Slater
(One of the Greatest Professional Surfers of All Time)
Kelly Slater
4
Birthdate: February 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Duke Kahanamoku
(Hawaiian Competition Swimmer Who Popularized the Sport of Surfing)
Duke Kahanamoku
4
Birthdate: August 24, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haleʻākala, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: January 22, 1968

Duke Kahanamoku was an American competitive swimmer and surfer. He is credited with popularizing the ancient Hawaiian surfing. As a swimmer, Kahanamoku won three gold medals in two different Olympics. Kahanamoku was inducted into both the Surfing Hall of Fame and International Swimming Hall of Fame. He has been also inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame.

 3 
Laird Hamilton
(American Big-Wave Surfer and Co-Inventor of Tow-in Surfing)
Laird Hamilton
3
Birthdate: March 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Mick Fanning
(Australian Surfer)
Mick Fanning
3
Birthdate: June 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
John John Florence
(American Professional Surfer)
John John Florence
2
Birthdate: October 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Andy Irons
(American Professional Surfer)
Andy Irons
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Birthdate: July 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States
Died: November 2, 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Garrett McNamara
(American Professional Surfer)
Garrett McNamara
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Gerry Lopez
(American Surfer and Actor)
Gerry Lopez
2
Birthdate: November 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Gabriel Medina
(Brazilian Professional Surfer)
Gabriel Medina
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: São Sebastião, São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Stephanie Gilmore
(Australian Professional Surfer)
Stephanie Gilmore
2
Birthdate: January 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Murwillumbah, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Layne Beachley
(Australian Former Professional Surfer)
Layne Beachley
2
Birthdate: May 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Miki Dora
(American Surfer)
Miki Dora
2
Birthdate: August 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: January 3, 2002
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 13 
Tom Curren
(American Surfer)
Tom Curren
2
Birthdate: July 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Mark Occhilupo
(Australian Surfer)
Mark Occhilupo
2
Birthdate: June 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kurnell, Australia
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Tyler Wright
(Australian Professional Surfer)
Tyler Wright
2
Birthdate: March 31, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Culburra Beach, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Greg Noll
(American Surfer)
Greg Noll
2
Birthdate: February 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: June 28, 2021
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 17 
Shaun Tomson
(South African Professional Surfer)
Shaun Tomson
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
 18 
Eddie Aikau
(Hawaiian Surfer Who Was the First Lifeguard at Waimea Bay on the Island of Oahu)
Eddie Aikau
4
Birthdate: May 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kahului, Hawaii, United States
Died: March 17, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Tom Carroll
(Australian Former Professional Surfer)
Tom Carroll
2
Birthdate: November 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newport, Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Michael Ho
(Hawaiian-Chinese Professional Surfer)
Michael Ho
2
Birthdate: July 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 21 
Jay Moriarity
(American Surfer)
Jay Moriarity
1
Birthdate: June 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Died: June 15, 2001
 22 
Mark Richards
(Surfer)
Mark Richards
1
Birthdate: March 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
 23 
Jordy Smith
(South African Professional Surfer)
Jordy Smith
2
Birthdate: February 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman
(American Surfer)
Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman
2
Birthdate: January 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 25 
Malia Jones
(American Model and Surfer)
Malia Jones
2
Birthdate: March 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loma Linda, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Lisa Andersen
(American Surfer)
Lisa Andersen
2
Birthdate: March 8, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amityville, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Maya Gabeira
(Big Wave Surfer)
Maya Gabeira
2
Birthdate: April 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 28 
Alana Blanchard
(American Professional Surfer and Model)
Alana Blanchard
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Birthdate: March 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 29 
Tom Blake
(Australian Surfer)
Tom Blake
2
Birthdate: March 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: May 5, 1994
 30 
Nat Young
(Australian Surfer and Author)
Nat Young
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Kanoa Igarashi
(American Surfer and the Youngest Rookie on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour)
Kanoa Igarashi
1
Birthdate: October 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Wendy Botha
(South African and Australian Surfer)
Wendy Botha
2
Birthdate: August 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East London, South Africa
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Corky Carroll
(American Professional Surfer)
Corky Carroll
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alhambra, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Tia Blanco
(Puerto Rican-Born Filipino-American Surfer and Veganism Activist)
Tia Blanco
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
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 35 
Grant Kenny
(Canoeist, Surf lifesaver)
Grant Kenny
1
Birthdate: June 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maryborough, Australia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Midget Farrelly
(Australian Surfer)
Midget Farrelly
2
Birthdate: September 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: August 6, 2016
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 37 
Margo Oberg
(First Female Professional Surfer in the World)
Margo Oberg
2
Birthdate: September 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
 38 
Antoine Albeau
(French Windsurfer)
Antoine Albeau
2
Birthdate: June 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 39 
Tatiana Weston-Webb
(Brazilian-American Surfer Who Made the World Championship Tour in 2015)
Tatiana Weston-Webb
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Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 40 
David Nuuhiwa
(American Surfer)
David Nuuhiwa
2
Birthdate: July 23, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: O‘ahu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Joyce Hoffman
(American Surfer)
Joyce Hoffman
2
Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Dana Point, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 42 
Sofía Mulánovich
(Surfer)
Sofía Mulánovich
3
Birthdate: June 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Punta Hermosa, Lima, Peru
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 43 
Frieda Zamba
(American Surfer)
Frieda Zamba
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Lynne Boyer
(American Surfer)
Lynne Boyer
2
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
 45 
Sharron Weber
(American Surfer)
Sharron Weber
2
Birthplace: United States
 46 
Nic von Rupp
(Surfer)
Nic von Rupp
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Lee Lai-shan
(Windsurfer, Sailor)
Lee Lai-shan
3
Birthdate: September 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheung Chau
 48 
Björn Dunkerbeck
(Windsurfer who has won the Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) Overall World Championships a record 41 times)
Björn Dunkerbeck
1
Birthdate: July 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Denmark
 49 
Clint Robinson
(Canoeist, Surfer)
Clint Robinson
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 50 
Sarah-Quita Offringa
(Sailor, Windsurfer)
Sarah-Quita Offringa
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oranjestad, Aruba, Dutch West Indies