Georgeson, Chelsea

Level-headed Australian goofyfoot pro surfer; world champion and Triple Crown of Surfing winner in 2005. Georgeson was born (1983) in Sydney, and as a pre-teen was an avidĀ basketball and soccer player. At 13, she moved with her family to northern Sydney's Avalon Beach, and soon began surfing with her older brothers. Reining world champion Lisa Andersen had a house at Avalon; Georgeson, at 14, caught Andersen's eye, and in short order was signed up with Roxy, and entering her first competition...