After finishing 2004 as ASP Australasian Pro Junior Champion, Aussie Rebecca Woods has become one of the longest-serving members of the ASP Women’s World Tour. In her rookie year of 2005, she finished 15th overall, and she finished in the top ten for four consecutive years between 2006 and 2009 with a career high of sixth in 2006. She took the number one position on the ASP WQS in 2007 and has maintained her position in the elite ranks since her inception. Among her biggest competition victories are the 5-star Nokia Lacanau Pro in 2004 and the 4-Star Billabong Girls Rio in 2008. She has also experienced great success at the Newcastle Women’s Pro, winning the event in 2003, 2004 and 2006. Born on 14th September 1984 in Copacabana, New South Wales, Bec first went surfing on a foam surfboard with her father and disabled sister - “I got all competitive with her and then got smashed on the shore,” she says. “I didn't go back til I was 12!” She won an Australian Junior title at 16 and became World Junior Champion at 18, and it was only a matter of time before she made her debut on the elite women’s tour. She is a stylish natural footer who loves to get barreled, but there is a lot more to Bec than simply being out in the waves. Her writing and photography has appeared in many of the world’s leading surfing magazines, and she is currently studying for a Bachelor of Business degree at Southern Cross University.
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