captured the first of four consecutive pro world titles
in 1994, which made her the first surfer since Mark
Richards to win four straight pro championships. In
1996 she was the first female in 15 years to be featured
on the cover of Surfer magazine.
being plagued by chronic back injuries late in her career,
she still finished 5th overall in 2000 at the age of
30, a year after Surfer named her the 19th most influential
surfer on the 20th Century.