Kowabunga, dude! Women rate surfing as sexiest male sport

05/21/2014 10:00 AM

06/03/2014 10:17 AM

What’s more attractive than a man who can ride some sick waves? Not much, according to the women surveyed by Victoria Milan, an online dating site for people looking to cheat.

Out of the 3,256 women surveyed, 23 percent said surfing was the hottest male sport, followed by football at 16 percent and swimming at 12 percent.

Baseball came in fourth at 8.9 percent, with tennis in a close fifth at 8.4 percent.

So what set surfing apart from more traditional sports?

That tan, toned bod, for one.

“Real women are looking for real men, but having the physique of a sports star will increase the chances for gentlemen,” Sigurd Vedal, CEO and founder of Victoria Milan, said in a statement.

Thirty-nine percent of the women surveyed ranked the body as the No. 1 attraction, voting that a trim, toned and taut physique is what sets athletes apart from regular Joe’s.

As for the rest of the list — “motor sport” ranked the 6th hottest at 2.3 percent, followed by rugby at 6.4 percent and basketball at 6.3 percent.

Golf came in ninth at 6.1 percent, with “athletics” in the final spot at 4.5 percent.

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