Mason Ho: his nickname is Naked Mase | Photo: WSL

You don't need to be a surfing legend to earn a cool nickname. Just do something memorable and let your friends do the rest. In the meantime, discover the best surf-inspired and non-surf-related nicknames.

They're cool, laid-back, aggressive, fresh, creative and quite often define a surfer's personality. Nicknames are words that usually represent the person who owns one.

Animals, food, drinks, personality traits, physical characteristics, mental skills, lifestyle preferences, reputational assets, abbreviations and diminutives, they all serve to create a moniker.

In surfing, there are thousands of lively, amusing, funny, cute, and sometimes ridicule associations you can do to pick the right nickname for that kind of guy or gal.

Do you know a friend with a bold personality? Get him a flashy and gnarly surfer nickname. If you need help, there are nickname generators online for you to get creative.

Take a look at some of the most entertaining, and surfy sounding monikers. What's your favorite real-life surfer nickname?

Aamion "Oma Bird" Goodwin

Adrian "Ace" Buchan

Adriano "Mineirinho" de Souza

Alana "Lana" Blanchard

Anastasia "Stasia" Ashley

Andrew "Droid" Doheny

Bede "Durbo" Durbidge

Bernard "Midget" Farrelly

Carissa "Riss" Moore

Courtney "Lil' Tiger" Conlogue

Craig "Owl" Chapman

Damien "Damo" Hobgood

Darryl "Flea" Virostko

Dean "Dingo" Morrison

Duke "Big Kahuna" Kahanamoku

Ezekiel "Zeke" Lau

Frederico "Kikas" Morais

Gabriel "Funky Cold" Medina

Garrett "GMAC" McNamara

Gary "Kong" Elkerton

Grant "Twiggy" Baker

Greg "Da Bull" Noll

Ian "Kanga" Cairns

Jamie "Mitcho" Mitchell

Jay "Bottle" Thompson

Joel "Parko" Parkinson

John "John" Florence

Josh "Kerrazy" Kerr

Julian "J-Dub" Wilson

Kekoa "Bam" Bacalso

Kelly "Slats" Slaters

Ken "Skindog" Collins

Kolohe "Brother" Andino

Lakey "Legend" Peterson

Laura "Lauzy" Enever

Leonardo "Italian Stallion" Fioravanti

Mark "Occy" Occhilupo

Mark "Wounded Seagull" Richards

Martin "Pottz" Potter

Mason "Naked Mase" Ho

Matt "Wilko" Wilkinson

Michel "Spartan "Bourez

Mick "White Lightning" Fanning

Miguel "Migi" Pupo

Mike "Snips" Parsons

Miki "Da Cat" Dora

Montgomery "Buttons" Kaluhiokalani

Peter "Condor" Mel

Peter "PT" Townend

Robert "Wingnut" Weaver

Rory "Dog" Russell

Ryan "Hippo" Hipwood

Sally "Sal" Fitzgibbons

Sebastian "Seabass" Zietz

Shawn "Barney" Barron

Stephanie "Happy" Gilmore

Tatiana "Tati" Weston-Webb

Terry "Sultan of Speed" Fitzgerald

Tiago "Saca" Pires

Todd "Cheese" Chesser

Tracy "Tubesteak" Tracy

Wayne "Rabbit" Bartholomew

Yago "Goat" Dora

Zoltan "The Magician" Torkos


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