- Dorota Staszewska is world champion in racing. Never heard of her? Well, this
is going to change for sure, as Formula Windsurfing is considered to be the future of the racing discipline.
- After Dorota had won the Red Bull Formula Windsurfing World Championship in december in Pattaya, Thailand in front of experienced
PWA-racer Karin Jaggi, she said: I feel fantastic. Its breathtaking! I was
expecting a battle and to win by such a margin is like winning an extra prize. Im
- date of birth: october 2nd 1978
sponsors: Era gsm, AZS UW, Starboard, Reebok, NeilPryde
windsurfing since: 1989, I learned it in Poland and southern France
best results so far:
- 2000: FWC World
Champion, Pattaya, Thailand, IFCA World Champion, Paros, Greece, FWC Polish
National Champion, 1. place FWC ERA Gsm cup, 1. place, Ceara Grand Prix, Fortaleza, Brazil,
1. place, Trentino Cup, Lake Garda
- 1998: IFCA World Champion, Tarifa,
Spain, 1. place US Open, Texas, USA, 6th ranked PWA racing
- 1996: 6 place Olympic Games,
Atlanta, USA, Raceboard World Champion, Eilat, Israel
- 1995: IMCO Youth World Champion,
favorite discipline: Formula Windsurfing
favorite move: bottom turn using the starboard 175 (I did it Fortaleza last
year and I have one witness for it)
favorite windsurfing spot:
Leba and Jurata in Poland
best music: Jewel,
last book you have read:
"Harry Potter and philosopher's stone"
best film: Matrix, Joe Black
best food: avocados
best drink: tomato
- Who are your models in windsurfing?
What causes you fear? windsurfing during thunderstorms
What makes you laugh? my dreams
Windsurfing better than sex? Windsurfing isn't better than sex!
- With whom would you like to spend an evening? With my grandfather!
What do you think about the PWA-tour? It's not representative for racing
Three tips for GIRLS who want to learn
- learn how to swim and jump into the water first
- always start with an experienced instructor in possibly warm
- always ask for tips and listen to experienced windsurfers around you