Jy moet beslis bewus wees van die feit dat Samantha Bittner is nie net 'n AWT ruiter, maar ook die AWT Tour Direkteur. Ons is vasgevang met Sam gedurende die eerste AWT gebeurtenis in Santa Cruz, 'n kykie van hoe die Amerikaanse Windsurfing Tour het gegroei groter en beter jaar na jaar te vang.
Begin Windsurfing: Op 22 jaar oud. I took a beginning windsurfing class during college. I had never even heard of the sport until 2007 when I was on the sailboat racing team and saw that the windsurfing class was offered through the same venue.
Gunsteling Gear: I’m lucky to ride Naish because they make everything I need for windsurfing. \My primary discipline is wave sailing so I ride the 74-liter Naish Wave Board and I love my medium Chopper!
Home: Haiku, Maui. I grew up in Enumclaw, Washington, which is a small farm town, but have been on Maui for five years and that is where I call home.
Gunsteling plek: Kuau/Mama’s just downwind from Ho’okipa.
Gunsteling Move: Sailing with my friends! My favorite sessions are going out in big waves and making it back to the beach in one piece.
Best Session Ever: Pacasmayo, Peru with Kevin Pritchard after the contest last summer. We sailed from the point, two miles downwind, riding the longest waves of my life and then…
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