Our favorite female Aussie surfers
Miskini doesn't just stand for timeless, elegant and sophisticated swimwear, but also for endurance, high quality fabrics and flexibility. This is one of the reasons why our bikinis and one pieces are so popular.
We always keep an eye out on whats happening in the surfer scene and have picked a few of our favorite female Aussie surfers.
Tyler Wright the 2016 WSL Women's World Championship and is coached and taught by Darren Chapman. She is born in 1994 and the sister of professional surfer Owen Wright. Wright showed huge talent and with just 14 she overtook multiple champions, some twice her age, to become the youngest-ever winner of a Championship Tour event: Layne Beachley's.
Sally Fitzgibbons, born in 1990, won the ASP Pro Junior when she was 14 years old. In 2008 she became the youngest World Surfing Tour qualifier in ASP history.
Stephanie Gilmore, born in 1988 in Murwillumbah is just around the corner from Byron Bay. She is a six time world champion between the year of 2007-2014
But it's not just in recent years that Australia shows a long history of amazing professional female surfers...
Isabel Letham (1899 – 1995) was one of the early icons of women's surfer in Australia. She greatly inspired many woman to join the movement and start surfing.
Pam Burrige (born 1965) a pioneer for woman's surfing won the World Surf Riding Championship in 1990. She was one of the most influential woman to make a stand and push for equality between the men's and women's parts of the sport. She was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1995. Today she runs a surf school in New South Wales.
Layne Collette Beachley
Layne Colette Beachley won the World Championship seven times. She was inducted into the Surfing Hall of Fame in California. In 2008 she retired because of her age.
Wendy Botha (originally South African, became Australian Citizen in 1987) is a four-time world surfing champion. She was the one who posed nude for Australian Palyaboy in1992.
Pauline Menczer won the 1988 women's amateur world title and the 1993 women's world championship. Till today she has competed for 20 years and won 20 WCT and 8 WQS events. Only Layne Beachley has won more titles. Pauline lives in Byron Bay when not on tour.
Female Australian World Title Holders
1989: Wendy Botha
1990: Pam Burridge
1991/92: Wendy Botha
1993: Pauline Manczer
1998/99: Layne Beachley
2000-2003: Layne Beachley
2005: Chelsea Georgeson
2006: Layne Beachley
2007-2010: Stephanie Gilmore
2012: Stephanie Gilmore
2014: Stephanie Gilmore
Miskini's TOP ONE PIECE PICKS for surfers...
1. Maggie longsleeve swimmsuit
2. Stella one piece
3. Rikki one piece
4. Montana one piece