The 2017 Holiday Gift Guide For Surfers

If you have a surfer in your life (or if you’re making your own list), there’s a good chance you’ll be picking up a surfing-related item for a holiday gift this season. Clearly, a brand new surfboard is the absolute top gift you could give or receive, but short of that there are plenty of other surfing gifts you can pick up this season for the shredder in your life.

Here are some of this season’s hottest surfing items:

A Brief History of Surfing

This book by Matt Warshaw is a more compact version of his best-selling book “The History of Surfing.”  It’s a great choice for the surfer in your life with a short attention span.

Hyperfreak 4/3 Wetsuit

O’Neill is the Godfather of wetsuit manufacturers, and the Hyperfreak 4/3 is perfect for those surfers who favor colder waters.

Surf World Series

Even the most hardcore big wave surfers do a little “couch” surfing from time to time, and the Surf World Series for PS4 is a great way to occupy them. This arcade-style surfing game will allow players to ride some of the most famous waves in the world, from Bells Beach in Australia to Waimea Bay in Hawaii

Tower Adventurer Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard

Built in California, this paddleboard is one of the best inflatables on the market. It’s very sturdy and comes with a pump and a paddle.

Santa Cruz Land Shark Skateboard

For those days when the waves just aren’t all that epic, the surfer in your life can take to the streets on this awesome skateboard. It’s great for honing surfing skills!

GoPro Hero 6

If your surfer loves making their own surf videos, the newest version of the world’s best waterproof camera could be just the ticket this holiday season. The Hero 6 offers 4K resolution and shoots 60 frames per seconds, not to mention crazy-fast file transfer speeds and better image stabilization.

The Endless Summer

Every serious surfer needs a copy of the most famous surfing documentary ever filmed.

Women Who Surf:  Charging Waves with the World’s Best

If you have a female surfer in your life, this is a fantastic gift idea. This book covers some of the sport’s greatest female athletes and their knowledge of surfing.