CARLSBAD, California/USA (Thursday, May 27, 2010) - In a sport where the performance envelope is being pushed virtually with every session, it’s a rarity that females land on the cover of surf publications – the competition is just too stiff. However, if there is someone who knows a thing or two about high-performance and competition, it’s reigning three-time ASP Women’s World Champion and current ASP Women’s World No. 1 Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 22. Steph just landed the cover of Transworld Surf and they grilled the Australian beauty on the state of women’s surfing. This…is their story…
TransWorld SURF: How does it feel to be the first girl we’ve ever put on the cover of the magazine?
Stephanie Gilmore: Thanks guys! Feels fabulous. It’s definitely something that every surfer has on his or her dream list…wicked, thanks again!
In three words, describe the current state of women’s surfing.
Fresh. Gorgeous. Valuable.
How come we don’t see more female surfers on the cover of major surf magazines?
I feel like the cover of…
For full interview, check out TWS’s ‘Landing the Cover’