By Chloe-lee Longhetti For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:49 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 03:02 BST, 8 September 2020
Australian champion surfer Layne Beachley looked remarkably different when she appeared live on Today Extra on Monday.
The 48-year-old was almost unrecognisable with shorter and lighter hair, as she promoted WWF-Australia's campaign to protect animals on National Threatened Species Day.
Layne was her usual bubbly self as she spoke about the campaign, before revealing her new project to help others.
My how you've changed! Champion surfer Layne Beachley looked almost unrecognisable as she appeared on Today Extra on Monday (right)
Layne, who won the surfing World Championship seven times, appeared on TV with light makeup and wearing a WWF-Australia T-shirt.
She detailed her new self-empowerment platform called the Awake Academy, saying she wants to help others.
'I'm going to help people detach from fear, take control of their lives and design a life they love through really transformational online courses,' Layne said.
New career path: She detailed her new self-empowerment platform called the Awake Academy, saying she wants to help others
She added that the courses are there 'to help people feel more