Surf History

A collective hub of female surf history through the ages.

WORLD CHAMPIONS AND GRASSROOTS PIONEERS HONOURED IN CELEBRATION OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN SURF

The rich history of women’s surfing in Australia has been celebrated at a glamorous dinner at the Manly Pacific Novotel, hosted by the Sally Fitzgibbons Foundation. From the sport’s pioneers, to its grassroots heroes, to its triumphant World Champions, the Garnier Celebration of Women in Surf honoured those that have made Australian surfing the great [...]

4 X WORLD CHAMPION WENDY BOTHA GSN 48HR TAKEOVER

Four time World Champion surfer Wendy Botha spent the past 48 hours in full control of the Girl Surf Network social platforms. She did use it wisely though. :) Wendy pulled out the dusty old newspaper clippings and polaroid photos from under the house to share a few stores with us all. Enjoy. x [...]

1987, 89, 90 & 91 World Champion Wendy Botha Still Shreds Like a Boss!

4 x World Champ Wendy Botha hooking a serious bottom turn at Noosa. Captured by Sharon Anderson. I rang Wendy out of the blue one day and asked if I could feature her in a women's surf book I was putting together. She was hesitant at first. Probably because she had no idea [...]

The LOVE of Surf – Presented by GSN

Girl Surf Network are very proud to present the highly anticipated all-female surf book The LOVE of Surf  featuring some of the world's greatest female surfers including Stephanie Gilmore, Layne Beachley, Keala Kennelly, Laura Enever, Pam Burridge, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Paige Alms, Rosy Hodge, Bec Woods, Alyssa Lock, Sally Fitzgibbons and many more.     The [...]