Stephanie Gilmore: Australian Surfer (Biography)

April 10, 2010

Meet Stephanie Gilmore she is the Australian Surfer who recently ripped at Bells Beach, Australia, Keep reading to learn the full story plus her biography and don’t miss Stephanie Gilmore’s photos and videos below.

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The 22 years old Australian has recently won the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach. Sofia Mulanovich from Peru won the second place and Australian buddies Sally Fitzgibbons and Chelsea Hedges tied in the third place

“It feels so good! The waves haven’t been very motivating and I started slow, but it feels good! I wasn’t in a hurry out there and I know nothing counts ‘til the final—that was my game plan and I stuck to it,” Said Stephanie.

The Rio Curl is the second title she has won so far this year. She won the Roxy Pro Goldcoast at Snapper Rocks, Australia just a couple of days ago with an awesome score of 17.37. In second place was Melanie Bartels with 16.83 and Chelsea Hedges with 16.6 on the third place.

A Small Biography on Stephanie Gilmore.

  • Steph was born in Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia on January 29, 1988.
  • Her parents are Tracy and Jeff Gilmore. She also has two sisters Bonnie and Whitney, they are older than Stephanie.
  • Like other surfers, started surfing when she was just a 10 year old cutie.
  • Her professional surfing debut was on 2005 at the Roxy Gold Pro Coast event that she won at just 17 years old.
  • “Steph” as her friends know her, is also known for her infectious smile.
  • In 2007, she won the ASP Woman’s World Tour title.
  • She won two titles at the 2008 ASP Woman’s World Tour Titles and the Vans Hawaiian Triple Crown, Roxy Pro Sunset Beach, The Billabong Pro, Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle.
  • In 2009 she won the World Championships, the Roxy Pro Maui and the Roxy Pro Gold Coast.
  • She was awarded with the Laureus World Action Sportsperson Of the year in March, 2010.
  • Stephanie loves to play the guitar and also practices skydiving.
  • Her Sponsors are Rip Curl, DHD Surfboard, Ford, Coleclark guitars, Up and Go, Creatures.
  • She will be the youngest surfer to be inducted at the Surfer Hall Of Fame.

Take a look at some really cool Stephanie Gilmore’s photos and her videos below.

3 x ASP World Champion Stephanie Gilmore Congratulations Clip

Rip Curl | MySpace Video

Stephanie Gilmore Video.

Stephanie Gilmore 2010 Rip Curl Winner

Photo: thomasrdotorg via Flickr.

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