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Australian professional surfer Stephanie Gilmore is a four-time world champion on the Women's Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour and is currently defending her title in the ASP women’s events.
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Stephanie Gilmore, Surfing Champion Stephanie Louise Gilmore is an Australian professional surfer and four-time world champion on the Women's Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour. She was born in Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia on January 29, 1988, and currently resides in Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia.
Gilmore's life as a surfer began at age 10 when she stood on a body-board, and by age 17 she was entering world tour events as a wild card competitor eventually leading to her first victory at the 2005 Roxy Pro Gold Coast. In her next season she won another wild card event the 2006 Havaianas Beachley Classic.
Gilmore's success on the World Qualifying Series tour qualified her for the 2007 Women's ASP World Tour and she did not disappoint. Although it was Gilmore's rookie year, she won four of the eight events and claimed the 2007 World Title. She went on to repeat her success and also win the World Title in 2008, 2009 and 2010.