home    word wrap: Renata Fuzetti, BRA-157
She is one of the new faces in Maui's waves. The Brasilian with Austrian and Italian grand parents is a special woman. As was one of her first sponsors: A tampon-company...


date of birth: april 1st 1977

nationality: Brazilian

sponsors: Naish Sails Hawaii, Starboard, Kipabag, Spy
windsurfing since:
1995, Brazil
best results so far:
Brazil overall & race national champion 1999 and 2000
Hawaii state vice-champion 1998
PWA world tour 5th race - 2000
PWA world tour 9th overall - 2000

favorite discipline: wave!

favorite move: back loop

favorite windsurfing spot: Maui, Ho'okipa

best music: Every Breath you Take (The Police) U2, Offspring, brazilian songs, Enya, Lorenna Mckennith...

last book you have read: Stephen Hawking's Universe
best film:
Devil's Advocate, Matrix, Contact (script!), The Wedding Singer, Traffic
best food: japanese
best drink: Brazilian "caipirinha"
Who are your models in windsurfing?
Naish, Polakow & Jennifer Henderson
What causes you fear? people with no sense
What makes you laugh?
people, achievments, spontaneous & simple things
Windsurfing – better than sex?
due to conditions!
With whom would you like to spend an evening?
Some who are gone already.
Is the sport of windsurfing a macho-sport?
Windsurfing is an expressive sport. If the majority expresses power, then it probably looks macho, but it
is not necessarly. It can be macho... or smooth, radical...or about perfect synchronicity.
What do you like about the "windgirls"-mag?
It's powerfull... as the girls out there!
Three tips for GIRLS who want to learn windsurfing:

Go for it: it's really good exercise, fun & it can get as radical as you want to take it!

The very beginning requires a little bit of pacience: the more you try it, the faster you'll get through.

Remember windsurfing is all about fun: the more you relax and have a good time the better you'll be sailing.

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photos: Alberto Serejo, Peter Sterling;   windgirls 2001