In December 2005, her brilliant performance in the waves saw Australia’s Chelsea Georgeson become the only athlete in the history of women's surfing to win the triple crown of surfing - the Billabong Pro Maui, the Vans Triple Crown and the Association of Surfing Professionals Women's World Championship Tour.
Georgeson scored a perfect 10 point wave, performing three indisputably vertical top to bottom turns on a solid six foot (1.82 metres) face, to win the Roxy Pro Hawaii and jump to first place on the ASP world ratings. Before the Roxy Pro, she won the Billabong Bro Tahiti and Rip Curl Pro France, before rounding off the year with victory in the Billabong Pro Maui.
The 22-year-old, from Tweed Heads, in New South Wales, cemented her status as female surfing's new superstar. Georgeson succeeded her best friend and the only competitor capable of challenging her for the world title, Peruvian Sofia Mulanovich.
As a child, Georgeson was a natural athlete and she took part in every sport going, excelling in all of them. At 22, she has huge core strength from years of sporting activity, but she still ensures she has early nights and a good diet, together with four hours of surfing a day, plus three 40-minute runs a week, regular cycling to keep her knees strong, and work in the gym.