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If you want to get inspiration or get a piece of advice on surfing – YouTube is the place. These days there are quite a few channels dedicated to surfing that can help you get better at it. In this article, I’d like to share with you an ultimate list of the top surfing YouTube channels.
Surf Strength Coach
Cris Mills is a certified training instructor and therapist. Surfing is his passion and on his YouTube channel, Cris gives tips on training, stretching, and otherwise improving surfing skills.
Surf Strength Coach’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SurfStrengthCoach
How to Rip
This channel is run by two surfers Ryan B & Kale B. While their main focus is surfing tutorial videos, they also publish some great videos on ocean awareness, quick tips, board reviews, fitness and training.
How to Rip’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/HowtoRip
The iSURFTRIBE is a channel of a family that does surfing. They surf, travel, compete and share their adventures on a YouTube. Besides that you’ll find surfing tutorials, testing/reviewing surf and ocean related gear and accessories.
iSURFTRIBE’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/surfcoaches
Surf Simply is a channel that can break down any surfing topic to every small detail, even if it’s complex. Their content consist mainly of their own surf camp videos, tips, fitness and discussing surfing questions.
Surf Simply’s channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/SurfSimplyVideos/
The Surf Insight channel has been created to help people improve, not only surfing but also expand their surf knowledge. You’ll find videos on surf fitness, techniques, tips, and all sorts of surf stuff.
Surf Insight’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SurfInsight
Jamie O’Brien is a professional surfer. He now runs a YouTube channel where he publishes mostly entertainment content. On Jamies channel you’ll find mostly vlogs and fun side of the surfing.
Jamie O’Briens’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JamieOBrienJOB
Koa is a great surfer who rides big waves and does lots of travel. If you’re into travel and surfing barrels you’ll find some great vlogs on Koa’s channel for inspiration and fun.
Koa Rothman’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/KoaRothman
The SURFER magazine’s channel has been on YouTube since its dawn in 2005. Ever since they published the best surfing content there are competitions, challenges, interviews, surf spots, reviews, you name it.
SURFER’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/surfer
Surf Rinse Repeat
Surf Rinse Repeat is a relatively small YouTube channel, yet they create some good surfing movies for you to get inspired.
Surf Rinse Repeat’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SurfRinseRepeat
BEEFS T.V. is great entertainment and inspiration channel. It showcases everything from surfing, friends, waves, softboarding, skimboarding, boogie boarding , eat-its, kooks and anything else around the beaches of Southern California.
BEEFS T.V.’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BEEFSOFFICIAL/
Alana Blanchard and Jack Freestone
Alana Blanchard and Jack Freestone is a surfing family from Hawaii. Alana and Jack surf, travel, train, raise kids and have fun while sharing their adventures on YouTube.
Alana Blanchard and Jack Freestones’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/alanablanchard/
Kai Lenny is a professional water sports athlete from Hawaii. He does some crazy stunts and tricks on his channel, make sure to check him out, the videos are super fun. He’s doing surfing, windsurfing, wing surfing, kiteboarding, and more.
Kai Lenny’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/KaiLenny98
John John Florence
John John Florence is a professional surfer, 2x World Champion, 2021 Olympic athlete, sailor, and filmmaker. His channel features surf movies and parts for the most part. He travels a lot and meets awesome people, so some interesting interviews are also available.
John John Florence’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JJF/
Stevie has his own surf gear and a YouTube channel. He’s passionate about surfing and the thing he does. Stevie mostly publishing vlog-type videos, but you’ll also find how-to’s, reviews, spots, and surfing videos.
Ho Stevies’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Hostevie/
I’ve tried my best to put this list of surfing YouTube channels together based on the channel size and the content it produces. It is hard to list all at once, even impossible.
Did I forget anything? Let me know in the comments what other surfing YouTube channels are worth being on the list. I’ll do my best to constantly update this list with more awesome channels. Make sure to bookmark it and check from time to time to find more cool stuff.