Surfing consists in keeping balance on a board, dragged by the waves for as long as possible without falling into the water. This sport requires good reflexes and balance and a good knowledge of swimming.

Surfers have 20 minutes for the judges to evaluate their three or four best waves. The score will be according to the difficulty of the waves, the time spent on the board and your ability.

Surfing will debut at the Tokyo Olympics. Sportsmen like , John Florence, Filipe Toledo, Jordi Smith, Gabriel Medina will be able to compete.