windgirls-word wrap: Mariel Devesa, US-80

date of birth: October 29, 1974

nationality: USA, born in Argentina

sponsors: Deloitte & Touche, Epson America, Red Bull, Blink
windsurfing since: I learned at Lake Castaic near Los Angeles, California in 1986
best results so far: 7 x US National Champion, 1st Red Bull Women's Pro Am 98', 99'

favorite discipline: a little bit of it all

favorite move: backwinded sailing 360

favorite windsurfing spot: Maui

best music: mana

last book you have read: Into thin air
best film: Top gun
best food: milanesas
best drink: Red Bull
Who are your models in windsurfing?
What causes you fear? insecurity
With whom would you like to spend an evening?
With the man of my dreams !
Is the sport of windsurfing a macho-sport? Yes!
What do you like about the "windgirls"-mag?
Supporting women is key to the sports growth. WINDGIRLS promotes women who otherwise might not get the exposure to a larger arena and in turn they can share their experiences.

Three tips for GIRLS who want to learn windsurfing:
don't be afraid of what others think !
be persistent !
believe in yourself !

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