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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 (born March 5, 1990) is an American professional surfer and model. Blanchard has surfed on the ASP World Tour. Blanchard also designs and models Rip Curl swimwear, particularly a line of wetsuits specifically for surfing. She is a long time best friend and supporter of Bethany Hamilton. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 28

Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States of America

Bethany Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Surfers
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Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Meilani Hamilton-Dirks (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional surfer who survived a 2003 shark attack in which her left arm was bitten off but who ultimately returned to professional surfing. She wrote about her experience in the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board. In April 2011, the feature film Soul Surfer was released. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Lihue, Hawaii, USA

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Lena Yada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Surfers
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Lena Yada

Lena Yada-Draiman (born November 12, 1978) is an American model, actress and professional tandem surfer who is known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as a backstage interviewer, valet, and professional wrestler. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA