Not everyone decides to engage in extreme activities. sports. But the dogs-surfers do not care: they boldly conquer sea waves and hold on the board with such confidence that many will envy.
This unusual festival called Surf City Surf Dog conducted in California since 2006.
Dogs from all over the world compete in to surfing.
The goal of the tournament is to draw people’s attention to animal issues.
The organizers send all the proceeds from the competition to accounts of two organizations: Society Against Cruel Treatment animals and humanistic society.
Dogs, like people, are divided into weight categories.
In total, 4 groups are obtained: S, M, L, XL.
The jury evaluates the complexity of the performed tricks and technique skiing.
An additional bonus is awarded to those who are not attached to the board. and confidently catches the wave.
Also important is the amount of time that the dog held out on the board.
Some owners help their pets, but in the category Shredder is prohibited.
60 dogs arrived in Huntington Beach in 2016 to fight for 1 place.
The Brazilian Bono Breed is a Leader Among Surfer Dogs Labrador.
Participation in competitions is paid.
And if the dog rides with the owner, you have to fork out doubly.
All surfer dogs are wearing vests that help keep them on afloat in the event of a fall.
Brave dogs cause admiration and delight among the public. Surfing competitions among animals are actively gaining popularity around the world.