Sports

Some pets are better at sports than humans. Amazing feats can also be the most hilarious and we have them all here.

The World Dog Surfing Championship was held last weekend at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica, California. First held in 2016, this year marks the 7th year “Where the Top Dog Surfers come together”. This first event only had five dogs competing in two weight classes.

This inseparable duo is most famous for their shared love of food and dried herbs, but they’re also well-known for their love of football and animals. Snoop Dogg has a dog pack of over ten dogs and a few cats. His most famous pet is Julez, his blue French bulldog, who has almost 60,000 Instagram followers.

MMA superstar Conor McGregor shared sad news this week, with the passing of his dog Hugo. Hugo brought lots of love and support to McGregor over ten crazy years, which in that time saw him join the UFC and rise to one of the most successful and famous fighters of all time. McGregor paid tribute to the late Hugo on his Instagram.

Baidianr was your average museum cat, chasing mice and living the good life. The kitty would have stayed relatively unknown if it wasn’t for some of the Beijing Palace Museum staff being soccer (or football for those of you in the UK) fans. Staff soon discovered the cat had some amazing psychic abilities.

World Cup fever is going strong, especially for countries that advanced though. Unfortunately, there are always some terrible human fans that ruin the fun. Some are specifically located in Dorset, England.

Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund is a dog of many talents. Entrepreneur, philanthropist, world traveller, hunter, author, model, actor, athlete (he even tried out for the NHL and the Toronto Raptors). On top of this already impressive list, he’s now added NASCAR driver. “Wieners, start your engines..

Crusoe isn’t your average dachshund, never letting his sausage-like stature stop him from reaching for the sky. He’s a social media celeb, adventurer, model, artist, author, chef, party animal and ladies’ man, looking to add pro-athlete to his already incredible resume. He started sharing his life online just a few years ago but has already stacked up a social media following of over 2 million.

Now in its 12th year, the World Dog Surfing Championship still holds the title for cutest extreme sports championship. Over a thousand dog and surf lovers came to watch dozens of dogs compete. Taking place in a different surf spot each year, Starting in San Diego and in Pacifica, California this year.

Part Malamute, part arctic wolf, part husky and all good boy, Loki the Wolfdog is one man’s best friend. Kelly Lund brought Loki home as a pup during a blizzard in 2012. The two immediately started going on adventures together, Lund had Loki backcountry snowboarding when he was only four months old.

Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan and his new wife Ashley Bragg are big-time dog lovers. Besides their adopted pit bull Leonardo and puggle Nala, they’re always putting in time to promote adoption and support animal rescue centers. They even have their own hashtag #RyansMonthlyRescue, where they share dogs looking for forever homes, sell t-shirts to raise money and help improve the unfair stereotypes around pit bulls.