Dogs hit waves for surfing competition in IB
7th annual event benefits ASPCA
Last Updated: 254 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Thousands turned out on Saturday to see fifty dogs compete in the annual surf dog contest in Imperial Beach.
The seventh annual event is organized by the Loews Coronado Bay Resort and was held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The dogs have 10 minutes to catch their top two waves and are scored on confidence level, length of ride and overall ability to "grip it and rip it," according to event organizers.
During the event, a Guinness World Record was set for the most amount of dogs surfing at one time on one surfboard. An organizer says at least 14 dogs were able to surf on one board.
The free event drew thousands of spectators. This year's event will also benefit the ASPCA, a national leader in the areas of anti-cruelty, community outreach and animal health services.
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