Jessi Miley-Dyer

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Jessi Miley-Dyer
Personal information
Born (1986-05-29) 29 May 1986 (age 31)
Paddington, NSW, Australia
Residence Bronte, NSW, Australia
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Surfing career
Best year 2006-2007
Surfing specifications
Stance Goofy

Jessica Candice "Jessi" Miley-Dyer (born 29 May 1986) is a professional surfer from New South Wales, Australia. She currently resides in Sydney.

Miley-Dyer began surfing at the age of eight and became a professional surfer in 2006, having a very strong performance finishing #4 in the 2006 ASP Women's World Tour. She finished her rookie season by winning the Billabong Pro Maui, beating World Champion Layne Beachley in December 2006.[1] Miley-Dyer also became the inaugural Billabong World Junior Women's Champion and was named the Rookie of the Year of the Association of Surfing Professionals for 2006.

In 1999 Miley-Dyer won a National Scholastic Snow Boarding Title. In 2000, she was selected by Surf Lifesaving Australia to be an Olympic Torch bearer. She carried the Olympic Torch on a surf boat into Bondi Beach. The same year she competed in the Tip Top Australian Age Swimming Championships. In 2005 Miley-Dyer won the Australasian Pro Junior Surfing Titles. In 2000 and 2001 she won the Australian National Under 16 Surfing Titles. In 2003, she won the Australian National Under 18 Surfing Titles as well as the World ISA Under 18 Title, all whilst studying for her Higher School Certificate final exams. She returned to school and completed the HSC the next month. In 2006, she won the WQS Series.

Miley-Dyer is the women's representative on the ASP Board. Ripcurl is her major sponsor and have been supporting her since she was 14 years of age.


Miley-Dyer attended Sydney Girls High School.[2] She received a UAI of 98 and the Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship to study at the University of New South Wales.[3][4]


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