Layne Beachley Inducted Into Surfing Hall Of Fame
On July 28, 2006 during the US Open of Surfing, native Australian and Oakley athlete Layne Beachley joined surfing legends like Kelly Slater and Rob Machado to be inducted into the Surfer’s Hall of Fame. The Surfer’s Hall of fame inducts surfers who revolutionized and evolved the sport through technique, ability or lifestyle. As a 6-time world champion, Layne was recognized for her incredible achievements in surfing and her dedication to her goals. Layne continues to dominate the women’s World Championship Tour while also dabbling with her other feats: tow-in surfing, big wave riding, competing in the men’s events and being a driving force for her foundation, the Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars, which inspires women’s athletes throughout Australia. Layne is a cultivation of beauty, brains and brawn, proving to the surfing world that dedication and passion make great champions. She left her handprints, footprints and autograph at the very prestigious Walk of Fame located across from Huntington Beach pier for the world to appreciate.