Ever heard of Chris de Aboitiz? No? Well, no worries, you're about to.
Basically, the guy's a legend. Former tandem surfing world champion, Chris is now spending his time training dogs.
But not any training... training to surf.
Here's a clip of him surfing with his rescues:
He has multiple videos, but one of our favorite is when he taught Hobie, a previously homeless Golden Retriever, to surf in two days. They ended up entering a dog surf competition and getting 2nd place.
Q: Can you tell us about your dogs, how you got them?
Q:How does surfing and SUPing with your dogs strenghten the bond and could anyone do it?
Q: What are your top tips for relating to your dog?
- Give structure to your dog’s life.
- Teach your dog to Sit – Stay.
- Learn how you want your dog to behave and be consistent with your expectations.
- Have fun with your dog, but set boundaries.
- Reward your dog’s good, calm behavior as often as you can.
Q: What's the key to surfing with dogs?
How to train your dog according to Chris.
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