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Record Breaker and History Maker.

Many people will tell you that you can’t. What you must do is turn around and say Watch me!

Layne Beachley AO is widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history. She is the only surfer, male or female, to claim six consecutive world titles (1998-2003). Layne then went on to win a 7th world title in 2006 before retiring from the ASP World Tour two years later.

On Australia Day 2015, Layne was awarded with an Officer of the Order of Australia for her distinguished service to the community through support for a wide range of charitable organisations, as a mentor for women in sport, and to surfing as a world champion competitor.

In September 2018, more than a decade after winning her record breaking seventh world surfing crown, Layne returned to the water to win the inaugural World Surf League, Masters World Championship.

Current work:

Layne was appointed Chair of Surfing Australia in 2015 and is the first former female World Champion, in any sport, to take on this role at a National Sporting Organisation. This has positioned Layne at the forefront of the movement that will see surfing make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

In addition to winning world titles and championing surfing, Layne’s passion is sharing transformational stories to awaken consciousness and challenge limiting beliefs through her powerful keynote presentations, workshops and one-on-one mentoring. Authentic, inspiring and fun, Layne’s lived experiences are a testament to the power of self-belief. She has overcome a myriad of challenges, succeeded in a male dominated environment, and continues to challenge people to detach from fear, embrace change and master their mindset.

Her Tedx talk on the power of self-belief has received over 395,000 views and continues to inspire people around the world.
Having overcome two bouts of chronic fatigue, depression, life threatening injuries and self-doubt, Layne understands struggle and embodies resilience.

From Borneo to Brisbane, Sydney to San Francisco, Hawaii to Hobart, Layne travels the world sharing her profound and practical knowledge that enabled her to become a seven-time world champion, inspiring people to be the champion of their lives.

Talking Points

Unleash the Champion Within

Wanting to achieve success and actually believing in it are two totally different mindsets. We don’t manifest what we want, we manifest what we believe. If you want to know what you believe, just have a look at your life. Are you fulfilled or are you in fear?

This thought provoking and practical presentation will provide your audience with the opportunity to identify and shatter self-imposed limiting beliefs, reframe challenges, be authentic and overcome negative thinking to become the champions of their lives.

Key takeaways:
- Build boundaries not barriers
- Are your thoughts supporting or sabotaging you?
- Learn to flip negative thoughts as they appear

Sustained Success

Wanting success and actually achieving success are two very different things. Why do some people achieve greatness while others are left with the disappointment of unfulfilled potential? Layne shares her profound knowledge with anecdotes from lived experience, which will inspire your audience to clearly define their vision of success, find their honesty barometers and have them on the edge of their seats riding 50-foot waves. Are you ready to confront your fears?

Key takeaways:
- Clarify your vision
- Build your Dream Team
- Action is the antidote to fear

Be the Champion of your Life

Your life isn’t defined by what happens to you, you define your life by how you choose to respond. We all experience challenges, setbacks, obstacles and disappointment, and Layne is no stranger to overcoming all of this and more; Chronic Fatigue, depression, loss and injury. To be the Champion of your Life you must be willing to embrace these foes and master your mindset. Deeply personal and powerful, this presentation is humorous, inspiring and raw in equal measure.

Key takeaways:
- Ground yourself in Gratitude
- What you focus on expands
- All challenges present opportunities


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Layne was fantastic. She spoke well and her story was shared with great passion and humour which was well received by our clients. The feedback has been fantastic with many saying she is the best speaker we have had to date. The auction of her surfboard and her book signing afterwards was a huge success. Layne was great to work with and interacted extremely well with our client. She was perfect for our Client Breakfast! CitiPower and Powercor Australia
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