Prince Dudeman (R) and Flofy ride a wave together as they compete at the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf-A-Thon" where more than 70 dogs competed in five different weight classes for "Top Surf Dog 2019" in Del Mar, California, U.S., September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A small dog competes in the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf-A-Thon" where more than 70 dogs competed in five different weight classes for "Top Surf Dog 2019" in Del Mar, California, U.S., September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A boy falls while his dog keeps riding as they compete in the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf-A-Thon" where more than 70 dogs competed in five different weight classes for "Top Surf Dog 2019" in Del Mar, California, U.S., September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A man and his dog ride a wave together as they compete in the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf-A-Thon" where more than 70 dogs competed in five different weight classes for "Top Surf Dog 2019" in Del Mar, California, U.S., September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A dog jumps off a surfboard during competition at the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf-A-Thon" where more than 70 dogs competed in five different weight classes for "Top Surf Dog 2019" in Del Mar, California, U.S., September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

People compete as they surf with their dogs at the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf-A-Thon" where more than 70 dogs competed in five different weight classes for "Top Surf Dog 2019" in Del Mar, California, U.S., September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake