Frosty Hesson: a surfing legend living like Jay

Frosty Hesson, one of Mavericks' big wave surfing pioneers, has shared a collection of quotes and sayings that might change your life for good.

Inspirational quotes and motivational quotes can change lives or help us follow our dreams. Surfing is part of life, and we can learn a lot from the sport's most relevant personalities.

Frosty Hesson, the man who shaped Jay Moriarity's surfing career, has lived an intense life. In his popular autobiographical book "Making Mavericks", the Santa Cruz surfer shares how to get from good to great as surfers, but also as human beings.

Surfing legend Frosty Hesson is not the regular type of man. Several life events forced him to think and re-think his actions in and out of the water. Some of the key moments of his young and adult years are also pictured in "Chasing Mavericks".

Hesson's quotes are truly inspiring. If you give them a whirl, you'll notice the impact in your daily life, whether you're willing to improve your surfing skills or if you want to be a better citizen.

The man who chased Mavericks and trained Jay Moriarity has a few guiding gems for our daily lives. Enjoy the best Frosty Hesson quotes and share it your friends:

If you're having a bad day, catch a wave.

In sports, if you get inside someone's head, you own them. But it works both ways.

Potential doesn't mean much if you don't put in the mental and physical work that is required to fulfill it.

So much of life is just perspective. So change your perspective, look at things differently and see what else there is to see.

Take a moment to catch your breath and see what's really going on.

To be successful, you cannot let yourself be tainted by other people's fears.

You can only compete against yourself.

You have to break down every goal into smaller, achievable steps, and acknowledge accomplishing each of them.

You need to understand who you are, what you do that's good, and then try to figure out how best to display your strongest maneuvers and skills.

Your peace comes from knowing you've done all the things that you could have done. That's why you don't shortcut your training.

As you become better than your friends, there begins to be an invisible wall, a little separation.

If you're all into style but you've got no skillage, what's the point?

For success, no matter what sport you're doing, start with something familiar.

Your first time in any new situation, you want to observe and fill in all the information you don't have.

If you're not falling down, you're not learning.

Losing and attaining your goal, that's successful. Winning and not attaining your goal is not successful.

We need to give young people the opportunity to do things that are larger than what they can envision.

Discover the complete collection of quotes by Frosty Hesson and the best surfing quotes of all time.