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francesca bagnoli

Kitesurf freestyle

“Exceeding your limits is what
being an athlete is all about”.

About me

I'm a freestyle kitesurfer
I was born in Livorno in 1994
I live in Trapani

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My sport

Kitesurfing is a recently invented (1999) water sport, which started out as a form of surfing. Athletes are pulled by a sail driven by the wind, which they manouevre using a 'control bar' while standing on a board that skims across the surface of the water.

Freestyle is the most varied and spectacular of the various kitesurfing disciplines, guaranteeing plenty of action and extreme performance.

It is considered the original form of kitesurfing, and is the main event in most kitesurf competitions.

“The thing that struck me right from the start was the chance to control two major natural elements: the wind and the sea”.

2016

Top 12
in the world

2015

Italian
champion

2014

Runner-up
European Championships

Italian
champion

My schedule

11 | 09

China Kiteboarding
Grand Slam 16

16 — 22 | 10

Italian National Championships
Porto Botte (CI)

29 onwards | 11

Training in Brazil

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