Layne Beachley is a former professional surfer from Manly, New South Wales. She won the World Championship seven times. Beachley was inducted into the Surfing Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach, California. At the age of 16 Beachley became a professional surfer. By the age of 20 she was ranked sixth in the world. Beachley became the Women’s ASP World Champion in 1998, and won the title again in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2006. The first woman in history to gain 7 World Championships, six of them consecutive. [Click the screen below to see the video.]
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Layne Beachley – One of JanetTV.com’s 150 Greatest Female Athletes of All Time!