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List of famous female surfers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female surfers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being surfers. There are thousand of females working as surfers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic surfers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a surfer then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing has a variety of women surfers in it, like Sally Fitzgibbons and Anona Napoleon.

While this isn't a list of all female surfers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female surfers?" and "Who are the best female surfers?"
Alana Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Surfers
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Alana Rene Blanchard is an American professional surfer and model. Blanchard has surfed on the ASP World Tour, though she has indicated she may take a break from competitive surfing in 2015. Blanchard is also involved in designing Rip Curl bikinis. Blanchard is friends with fellow surfer Bethany ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States of America

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Bethany Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Surfers
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Bethany Meilani Hamilton Dirks, better known simply as Bethany Hamilton, is an American professional surfer who survived a 2003 shark attack in which her left arm was bitten off, but ultimately returned to—and was victorious in—professional surfing. She wrote about her experience in the 2004 ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Lihue, Hawaii, United States of America

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Erica Hosseini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Surfers
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Erica Hosseini is a professional surfer from Newport Beach, California. ...more

Age: 30

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Lena Yada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Surfers
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Lena Yada is an American model, actress and professional tandem surfer who is known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment as a backstage interviewer, valet and professional wrestler on its ECW Brand. ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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