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Q: surfing ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: surfing
Category: Sports and Recreation > Outdoors
Asked by: steelsam-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 29 Oct 2005 21:39 PDT
Expires: 28 Nov 2005 20:39 PST
Question ID: 586600
approx how many people surf today(2005) in the U.S> and the world?

Request for Question Clarification by sublime1-ga on 29 Oct 2005 21:56 PDT
It will help to clarify if you mean surfing in the water
or on the internet.

Request for Question Clarification by sublime1-ga on 29 Oct 2005 21:56 PDT
Oops...sorry, I didn't notice the category...never mind.
Subject: Re: surfing
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 29 Oct 2005 22:28 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello Steelsam,

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,8510,1044-167465-184683-18073-62424-custom-item,00.html

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

Surfing Magazine

Search terms:
"Million * surfers in the United States"-internet  -web
"Million * surfers worldwide? -internet  -web

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
steelsam-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $5.00
Great Just what I need , just wish they explaned in more detail how
they came up with and got those numbers in the publications you sent
me . I am going to submit more ?s on same topic so since you got this
down bobbiy 7 look for my posted Questions thanks for the help

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