Surfing in the U.S. dates back to 1885 when three princes from Hawaii came to school on the mainland. An extensive history is available on the "history of surfing" page. Surfshops.us describes the various types of surfboards there are and also discusses wetsuits and other kinds of surfing clothing and equipment. There is a page that explains surfing lingo, as well as links to surfboard manufacturers and local surf shops.
This Surfboards and Surfwear directory lists surfboard and surfwear retailers in many states of the United States plus Washington, DC. Each directory entry displays its organization or website name as well as its location, phone number, and website link.
This is the Surfing Gear subcategory of the Shopping category. Our editors have reviewed these web pages and placed them on this Surfing Gear page.