Pro Profile – Bec Woods
Stylish natural footer Rebecca Woods AKA Bec Woods has a list of achievements that reads like that of a seasoned professional. Bec won an Australian Junior Title at 16 and went on to become the World Junior Champion at 18.
Being a two time Professional Junior series champion in 2002 and 2004, it was only a matter of time before Bec would be intercepted into the women’s elite world professional tour and as a young 19 year old her dream of surfing amongst the world’s best came true.
The 2013 season will be Bec’s ninth consecutive year on the World Championship Tour, competing against the best female surfers in the World. Being a dedicated advocate for the progression of female surfing Bec has appeared on many avenues of media from free-to-air and pay tv news channels, sports programs, newspapers, websites, blogs and magazines.
FULL NAME: Rebecca Woods
NICKNAME: Bec, Woodsy, Rebooba
BIRTH YEAR: 1984
PROFESSION: ASP World Tour Surfer
HOMETOWN: Copacabana, NSW, Australia
CURRENT SPONSORS: Bounce Foods – www.bouncefoods.com, Grown Eyewear – www.growndesigns.com, Girl Surf Network – www.girlsurfnetwork.com, Saltmotion – www.saltmotion.com.
WORLD TOUR DEBUT: 2005
YEARS ON WORLD TOUR: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
AFTER SURF CAREER ASPIRATIONS? I’ve always wanted to work in Osteopathy and help people with injury and rehabilitation where I can. I hope to continue to travel, surf, coach and continue to be an advocate for a healthy, active lifestyle.