Todd, Trudy

Spunky Australian pro surfer from Coolangatta, Queensland; winner of the 1999 Triple Crown. Todd was born (1974) and raised in Queensland, began surfing at 15, won six state amateur titles, and finished first on the Australian Championship Circuit pro tour in 1993, 1994, and 1996.

An aggressive regularfooter, noted for her quick, sharp turns, and not overly concerned with surfing subtleties, Todd marched steadily up the world tour ratings, finishing 20th in 1993, fifth in 1996, and third in ...