The Top 10 Stories Of 2009

3-Time ASP World Champion Stephanie Gilmore

3-Time ASP World Champion Stephanie Gilmore

Stephanie Gilmore Goes Three For Three

Never before in the history of professional surfing (make or female) had an athlete won the ASP World Title every single year they’ve been on tour—until Stephanie Gilmore from Tweed Heads, Australia did just that. From her rookie year in 2007 until now, Stephanie has simply dominated women’s surfing with her smooth and progressive style that was honed on the Gold Coast pointbreaks. Not only an amazing surfer, Gilmore has legs for miles and an infectious smile that has her leading the road to the revitalization of attention and interest in women’s professional surfing.—Justin Coté

Stephanie Gilmore by the numbers in 2009:
-1st place at the Roxy Pro Gold Coast
-Runner-Up at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach
-Runner-Up at the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic
-5th Place at the Rip Curl Pro Search
-Runner-Up at the Movistar Peru Classic
-3rd place at the Gidget Pro Sunset Beach

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