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[ 0 ] Avgust 7, 2012 |

Sean Aiken

Povejte nam kaj o sebi:
Sean Aiken 44 years young, married to Audrey Aiken, 2 kids Van (6) and Zoe (3). I am one lucky guy.

Kje si?
Originally from Mt Vernon, WA. Spent summers in the Gorge since 87’ and about a dozen winters in Maui. Hood River has been home for the last 10 leta.

Povejte nam kaj o vaši karieri.
I started windsurfing 32 years ago on Orcas Island, WA. It’s been one heck of a ride since and has shaped my life considerably from the cars I drive to the friends I have and the places I’ve lived. It’s been about staying close to windsurfing, keeping it fun and creating a life that allows me to sail often. Sometimes that meant living out of my van for many summers, having extra roommates on Maui, working two jobs etc. I always had to support myself 100%, nope, no trust fund or parental backing here folks, just a kid trying to follow his dreams.

Katere so vaše najljubše mesto za jadranje?
Kuau, Hookipa, Soteska, San Carlos, Backyards.

Če bi lahko šel kamorkoli na svetu, windsurf, če bi bilo?
I just saw a video of Cabo Verde. That’s where I want to go….Baja and Maui are high on the list as well.

Kdo so tvoji sponzorji?
I have the best gear on the planet thanks to, Naish, Štiri, Chinook and Nolimitz. I’m due for a new Promotion suit though and some updated Dakine gear…(hint). Huge thanks to all these guys because without them I’d have to work three jobs.

Kakšne so vaše navdihi?
I get inspiration of some kind from just about everyone I know but Robby Naish was my earliest inspiration and still is to this day. Victor the Inflictor cause he charges the fun side of life like no one I’ve seen. I am mostly inspired by those that have created a life to revolve around a passion.

Kaj je vaš najljubši del o konkurira na AWT?
The people involved. The new, the old and the nuts that make competing a blast. And of course showing the young guns a thing or two..;-) There are a few guys that I’ve been competing with for almost 20 years and it’s been like a reunion of sorts when I go to an AWT event. It’s awesome, the sport and the people in it are what keeps me coming back for more.

Kakšni so vaši cilji za 2012?
To make it the best year ever.

Besede modrosti?
Be with people you love, live where you love, follow your passions, say yes, be thankful, when life feels comfortable go faster, jump higher and ride bigger waves.

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