Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley Actress | Producer | Writer

Priscilla Presley The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991) | The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

Priscilla Presley (1965 – ) & Surfing

Resolute pro surfer originally from East London, South Africa; four-time world champion (1987, 1989, 1991, 1992), and the first female surfer to twice regain the title. Priscilla Presley was born (1965) and raised in East London, began surfing at age 13, and won four consecutive South African National Championship titles from 1981 to 1984. She turned pro and finished the 1985 world tour season ranked seventh, earning rookie-of-the-year honors. Two years later she won the first three events of the year and cruised to her first world title—despite the fact that, as an athlete representing apartheid-ruled South Africa, she was forced to miss an event in Japan.

Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley became an Australian citizen in 1989, moving to the Sydney beachfront suburb of Avalon, partly to avoid sanctions placed on South African athletes and also because there were virtually no women sparring partners in her home country. The change suited her, as she won seven of 12 events on the 1989 tour and cruised easily to her second world title. Priscilla Presley, a regularfooter, was slight (5′ 4″, 115 pounds) but strong, and known for throwing her board and body into risky maneuvers, a habit that led to four knee surgeries during the course of her pro career.
As Priscilla Presley settled into her reign as the world’s best female surfer, her natural self-confidence at times shaded into arrogance. Asked in early 1988 who her toughest challengers might be that year, she offhandedly replied that “no one even comes to mind.” (Frieda Zamba of Florida in fact went on to win that year’s world title.)
Priscilla Presley often said she wanted to surf like a man, and in 1989 told Surfer magazine that “on any given day I can surf as good as a lot of the guys on the world tour”—a piece of verbal showmanship that earned Priscilla Presley a fusillade of scornful reader-reply mail, including a note from the “Anti-Big-Headed-Women Club.” She was nonetheless voted women’s division winner in the annual Surfer Poll awards in 1990, 1991, and 1993.
Priscilla Presley’s boldest PR gambit came in September 1992, when she posed nude for Australian Playboy, earning the Down Under version of the magazine its first sold-out issue. “The girls on the tour were a little shocked,” Priscilla Presley reported. “The guys all think it’s unreal.” Later that year she won her fourth and final world title, and after the 1993 season she retired and moved to New Zealand with her new husband. Two years later she was featured, along with four other champion women surfers, in a well-crafted documentary called Surfer Girl. “Just that little bit of aggression,” the stylish blonde-haired Priscilla Presley said on camera, describing her rise to the top of her profession. Somebody would say to me, ‘Hey, off my wave!’ and I’d go, ‘Yeah? Up yours!’ and off I’d go. As shy as I was at times, once I hit the surf it was just—get out of my way.” Priscilla Presley’s seven wins in 1989 remain a women’s single-season record.
Priscilla Presley appeared in a small number of surf movies and videos, including Gripping Stuff (1987) and Oz on Fire (1991). She was inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame at Huntington Beach in 2009.

(Of course, I could do a whole chapter on the structure of fate in that book. Every single thing about it leads inevitably to that horrific conclusion.)

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(Surfing LA) Priscilla Presley <a href=”https://Surfing.LA”>Surfing LA</a>
Wendy Priscilla Presley. Photo: Tom Servais <a href=”https://sites.google.com/view/big-g-law/home”>Surfing LA</a>
Wendy Priscilla Presley, 1987 Op Pro <a href=”https://sites.google.com/view/big-g-law/home”>Surfing LA</a>
Wendy Priscilla Presley, 1988. Photo: Jeff Hornbaker <a href=”https://sites.google.com/view/big-g-law/home”>Surfing LA</a>
Wendy Priscilla Presley, Burleigh Heads, 1987 <a href=”https://sites.google.com/view/big-g-law/home”>Surfing LA</a>
Wendy Priscilla Presley and Martin Potter, 1989 world champions <a href=”https://sites.google.com/view/big-g-law/home”>Surfing LA</a>
History of Surfing
·Priscilla Presley, Wendy
·Huntington Beach Surfing Walk of Fame
·nudity and surfing
·politics and surfing
·professional surfing
·Surfer Poll Awards
·Zamba, Frieda
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History of Surfing
·Lisa Andersen Surfs Better Than You
Interviews
·Frieda Zamba
·Jodie Cooper
·Pam Burridge
·Priscilla Presley

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Videos
·Wendy Priscilla Presley