Surfing 1000 Days in a Row, 11 Year Old Kid Makes Fans Marvel at Insane Dedication

Published 02/23/2023, 1:45 PM EST

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In the past few years, surfing has become a favorite pastime for many people worldwide. However, surfing is more than just a hobby for 11-year-old Carter Doorley. The small kid who pledged to surf for 1000 days is set to near his target this Saturday. Netizens expressed their goodwill for Carter on social media.

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Carter decided to surf in the 2020 lockdown at Brignatine, New Jersey. Soon he was addicted to the sport and he decided to surf for 100 days straight. More so, for him, surfing is not just a hobby. It is a way to raise funds for a social cause. Recently, the news of him completing 1000 days of surfing made netizens feel proud of his commitment.

Carter Doorley receives applause for his pledge and good work


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When Carter began surfing in the Covid era, he surfed for straight 590 days. Soon he decided to reach the 1000 days milestone. Carter received great media attention for his strong commitment. It helped him raise funds for a local animal rescue and collect food for a local soup kitchen.

Recently, the news of him reaching his 1000-day milestone on Saturday made a huge round on the internet. Netizens were amazed to see his commitment and applauded him in a Facebook post by Take a look;


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Netizens congratulated Carter for achieving his ambitious milestone;

Good for him!!!! To do anything for 1000 days takes discipline and commitment. Congrats on your personal achievement Carter!”

“Killin it kid!”

Another user wrote:

“Proud of you Carter. This is news about commitment,passion, drive. This young man is an honor roll student, respectful, a hell of an athlete and has a loving hard working family.”

Someone applauded Carter’s committed attitude;

“Good for him! Quite a commitment!”

A netizen speculated how Carter would have only surfed every day without doing anything else;

“That’s cool and kinda sad at the same time.
It basically means he can’t really go anywhere else as he’ll kill his streak and miss a day of surfing”

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Another user found surfing more useful than playing video games;


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“Surf before or after school.
Awesome, not at home playing video games.”

A user also encouraged the young kid to do what he loves to do;

Good for him. Do what you love!”‘


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Talking about Carter’s parents, they are very happy that their son found his interest at such a young age. Moreover, seeing him surfing passionately and raising funds for social causes are golden moments of his childhood for them.



Written by:

Muskan Sharma


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Muskan Sharma is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She has a degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Calcutta. Muskan has worked as a writer for 3+ years but has a knack for filmmaking, too.
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Gideon Mathson




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