7-time world surf champion, Surfer Hall of Fame and Founder of Awake Academy, Layne Beachley

Episode 125
Layne Beachley is a woman who has transformed fear into fun and flow. In her self-awareness, generosity and positivity, she has become a leader whose strength is inspirational and transformative.

Today’s guest is a 7-time world surf champion who is currently focusing all her energy onto the Awake Academy. She has translated the agility and resilience she learned from surfing to sound advice that we can now use in both business and life. Meet Layne Beachley.

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How can we learn about success? Nobody better than a 7-time world champion and perhaps one of the best surfers of all time, Layne Beachley.

Here are some important topics discussed in this episode with Layne Beachley:

  • 4:50 – Transforming fear
  • 12:54 – Resilience and adaptability
  • 17:34 – Working with others
  • 18:18 – Uncertainty and difficult decisions
  • 21:12 – Visualization techniques
  • 24:32 – Career transition
  • 27:28 – Learning to prioritize
  • 29:30 – Personal process towards success
  • 34:31 – Creativity and innovation


Layne Beachley has strong core beliefs and values she has honed over the years. Her optimism is infectious as she motivates people to stop being a spectator of their own lives. She is a hardworking human with a gentle soul, empowering others to be their best selves.

Surfers all over the world know the name Layne Beachley. Though already in her late 40s, she has remained an active member of the surf community. Many idolize her as an athlete and woman, and she is one of Australia’s most amazing figures in sports.

As if being a part of surfing’s hall of fame isn’t enough, Layne Beachley is now making waves as a speaker and founder. In her latest venture called Awake Academy, she shares a fantastic online program that is open for all. Her mission is to help others unleash their potential and own their truth. After all, she has done this countless times in both her professional and personal life.

Layne Beachley’s process emphasizes clarity of vision, collaborating with a dream team and taking action to achieve one’s dreams. She believes it is essential for us to reinvent ourselves based on our values, supported by the people with love. Beyond this and more than anything else, it is her grace and gratitude that are her gifts to the world.

In this interview, Layne Beachley gives some phenomenal advice on how to create a life of both alignment and surrender. She talks about how we need to step into and embrace our fears, why the process matters more than the outcome, and how to ride the waves of life.


You can connect with Layne Beachley through Awake Academy and through her own website.


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