- Surfing. Shining. Snorkeling.
Nori Hubbs, 33 years and Canadian born, is a full power
windgirl. Nori has been training mostly on Maui and the Gorge for the past 3 years, and
has been coaching women's clinics on Maui and on the West Coast for the past year. She has
been competing in freestyle and wave events for the past 2 years, with her victory at last
years Gorge games being her best result so far. Nori is being
considered one of the most talented windsurfing women around, always positive, always
shining. Perhaps Nori is one of the last Divas in the sport.
- date of birth: 18-10-1969
sponsors: Ezzy, Quatro Hawaii, DaKine, PowerX/HPL, Go Fast, Keanon
- when and where did you learn the
sport: Ottawa River in the mid
80s the no wind capital of Canada!
- best results so far: 2nd Place Womens Overall US Freestyle Tour 2000, 1st
Gorge Games 2002, 3rd King of the Cape 2002
- favorite discipline: spanking!
- favorite move:
hitting the lip!
- favorite windsurfing spot:
last book you have read:
A Star Called henry by Roddy Doyle
- best music: The In Sound From Way Out Beasites!
- best film: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
- best food:
anything from the pauwela Cafe
- best drink:
- Who are your models in windsurfing?
- Jocelyn Hrkach for her killer attitude, Jen Henderson for
her inspirational wave-sailing
What causes you fear? snorkeling
What makes you laugh? my friends
Windsurfing better than sex?
Yes your board doesn't
- About boyfriends:
- No, I don't have a boyfriend right now.
There are lots of boys here on Maui. But as the saying goes: "The odds are good, but
the goods are odd." Or maybe I'm the odd one... Whichever, I'm really happy being on
my own right now. Yes, independant Nori is happy!
- With whom would you like to spend an
- My grandfather I was too young to realize what an
interesting person he was while he was alive.
- Is the sport of windsurfing a
macho-sport? No girls
- What do you think about the
PWA-tour? I don't know
anything about it
- What do you like about the windgirls
- I like the idea of girls working together to encourage more
women to excel in the sport
- Three tips for GIRLS who want to
- 1) Buy your own equipment and have your own quiver
try to keep your rig as light as possible. Most
production boards arent designed for women.
- So as you advance, its important to look for a board
that is small enough with much thinner rails than the norm.
- 2) Take windsurfing trips!
- 3) Have fun and enjoy life!