The November 2010 issue of Surfer Magazine published results from a survey where approx. 2,000 of their readers responded to surf related questions and here are a few of the results that we felt were pretty interesting.
7 out of 10 have tried stand-up paddle-boarding.
44% live within 5 miles from the nearest surf spot.
73% fix their own dings.
38% check the swell report every morning.
90% prefer tubes over airs.
9% never remove their wax.
7 out of 10 would rather get a Surfer Mag cover than get a promotion.
2 out of 5 would charge massive Teahupoo if given the opportunity.
3 out of 4 believe they are more successful at work because of surfing.
29% said their ideal surf trip would be to the Mentawais.
Source: Surfer Magazine Nov. 2010 Issue (pg. 78)