Hundreds of dog fans gathered on Pacifica State Beach in Pacifica, California, on August 6, 2022, for the World Dog Surfing Championships.
Dogs competed in categories according to size in small, medium and large-very large groups.
The canines also competed in tandem dogs as well as tandem human-dogs with their owners on board.
Dogs are judged on multiple factors, including the length of the ride, technique (standing on all fours vs. sitting or laying down), confidence, and size or strength of the waves.
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