According to the International World Games Association, there are an
estimated 20 million recreational surfers worldwide.
?Surfing is practiced in basically all the countries in the world that
are bordered with water and even in some landlocked countries such as
Switzerland. The total number of licensed surfers is estimated at over
100,000 and it is estimated that they're a more than 20 million
recreational surfers worldwide. The International Surfing Association
(ISA) has currently 46 member nations and 2 in the process of becoming
affiliated - all members hold national championships.?
The International World Games Association
World Games 2009
There are over 2.5 million active surfers in the United States.
?Surfing is a communal pastime that harnesses one of the world?s most
vital renewable resources. There has been a recent popularity boom
surrounding the sport and surf culture, and it?s now estimated there
are over 2.5 million active surfers in the United States alone.?
K-five: May 31, 2005
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"Million * surfers worldwide? -internet -web
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