As with every sport, there are rules for surfing.
They help protect you and others, and make surfing more enjoyable.
Here are some important rules about surfing.
1. Avoid getting in the way of others.
2. The person riding the wave has the right of way.
3. Never surf beyond your abilities.
4. Keep yourself and your equipment in tip-top shape.
5. Keep an eye out for swimmers.
6. Donít force a surfer to drop out of a wave.