Bodyboarding Vs Surfing : All You Need to Know


Henry Tan, World Executives Digest | WHO’s 2017 fact sheet on physical activity stated that more than 80% of world’s youth population is not active sufficiently. Globally, 1 in 4 adults is not active.  

Exercising should not be confused with physical activity, the study added. Playing or getting engaged in energy expenditure activities is what it focuses at.

Outdoor Sports for instance, is most yielding towards general health. But modern day population wants more. A bit of thrill and adventure makes it interesting for them.

Over the years water sports has become extremely popular around the world. From surfing to jet ski- there are multiple water based activities to choose from today. One can opt for a sport depending on their personal interest and thirst for thrill.

The global water sports equipment and gear demand is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 5% during the period 2016- 2020, according to Technavio’s market research.

There has also been an increase in the global rise of water establishment facilities. Today, more and more costumers are curious and interested in outdoor recreational activities.

Because of a rise in the accessibility to a wider range of water sporting equipments and facilities- there has been a marked rise in the water sports equipment market.

With this inclination towards aqua sports, the global sports equipments and gear market will experience a tremendous rise in the next three years. Interestingly, America was a global dominator in the water sports equipment and gear market in 2015.

Water sports can include Surfing, Water Skiing, Body Boarding, Water Aerobics, Scuba Diving, Jet Surfing, Para Sailing, Water Polo among several others. Surfing and Body Boarding are two of the most popular sports among water enthusiasts.

Riding the waves in a vertical standing position on a surf board is Surfing. In Bodyboarding, the surfer rides on a bodyboard on the crest, face and curl of a wave which carries the surfer towards the water shore.

Equally satisfying and adrenaline pumping, these sports are favorites around the world. Or don’t just read, get a surfboard and head to the nearest beach.

But first, finish enjoying this infographic. You’ll get to know more about the two –

Infographic Bodyboarding Vs Surfing