Who is the heaviest pro surfer?

Can you surf if you’re overweight?

Yes, they can! Not only can fat people surf but some fat surfers like Jimbo Pellegrine, Shawn Briley and James Mitchell have been the best to ever do it. Fat people may have a steeper learning curve and benefit from a larger board but can certainly still learn to surf.

How much does Zeke Lau weigh?

The average height and weight of a male professional surfer on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour is 5 foot 11 inches and 169 pounds. The two largest male surfers on tour are Jordy Smith (6ft 3in, 193lbs) and Zeke Lau (6ft 2in, 202lbs).

Are surfers tall?

The height du’jour at the top level of men’s surfing appears to be 5′ 9″. Quite unbelievably, greater than one third of the current men’s top 34 are exactly 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

What size surfboard does a 6 foot man need?

Surfing at Least 1 Day Per Week

Surfer Weight (lbs.) Surfer Weight (kg) Surfboard Length
100-140 45.4-63.5 6′0″-6′4″
140-160 63.5-72.6 6′2″-6′6″
160-180 72.6-81.6 6′4″-6′8″
180-200 81.6-90.7 6′8″-7′2″

Are bigger surfboards better?

Long Surfboards

Length helps you paddle faster and catch more waves. Your surfboard will hold a longer water line, which helps with stability. Longer boards are great for when the waves are bigger, as the extra surface area will help the board feel less shaky at high speed.

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Which surfboard is best for me?

Surfing more than 2 days per week:

Surfer Weight (lbs) Surfer Weight (kg) Surfboard Length
100-140 45.4-63.5 6′0″-6′4″
140-160 63.5-72.6 6′2″-6′6″
160-180 72.6-81.6 6′4″-6′8″
180-200 81.6-90.7 6′8″-7′2″