Ania Grzelinska’s interview
We made a litle interview to the pretty and tallented Ania Grzelinska. Ania belongs to the North International Team and she is one of the top riders from PKRA.
How old are you and where do you live?
Just turning 20, and i live in Malaga.
How and when did you start to kitsurf?
In april 2002 in egypt, we used to windsurf with my dad and than he and his riends discovered kitesurf and started to love it. Next year we went for aster to Hurghada and my dad thaught me to kite up there. since than i´ve ever came back to practic windsurf:P
Are you 100% professional or you do anything else for living?
No i´m also doing school all this time, right know i´m just about to choose y university career which will be or physiherapy or tourism, donno yet:P
How often and where do you practice?
Now it´s almost everyday when there is wind, usually in Malaga, Marbella, Tarifa when i´m home and i also like to travel and kite in places like Brazil, Cabarete or Venezuela.
What hobbies do you have?
Whats are the kites and boards that are your quiver? Dou you have any favorite kite and board?
I´m traveling always with the same set 2 Paris boards 126, and 5 vegas kites 5,7,9,10 and 12. My favourite is my board and 9 meter kite:P
Do you participate on the development of the North products?
Kind of, we used to have some prototypes to try and later give theme our pinion.
North produce a board specially for girls. I know that you use it in competiotion, how do you descrive the North Paris?
It´s awsome, i love this board. It´s simmilar to jaimes board but made more or the girls, it´s easy to turn and go upwind, cuz it´s 126 it´s also perfect to land new technical tricks and get a nice pop. well…, and the grafick is sick:P
Favorite trick? Wich trick you dont make it yet but you will make next?
Raily to blid and wrapped. Now i´m working on bling judge and KGB.
What is the best thing and the worst thing in PKRA competitions?
The best thing is cool people cool places and awsome opporunity to visit a world with your friends doing what you love, kiting:) The worst is that the events are relly close to eacho other and tere is no time to rest or train.
Problably in the beginning of the season you had some expectation about your performance and pkra ranking. So far how do you see this season?
It´s all good, at the begining of the season i had my exams to university so i wasnt really thinking about PKRA, but i´m still in top girls so i´m happy.
What are tou favorite spot to kitesurf, in poland and abroad?
Cabarete, Venezuela and in poland Rewa and Chalupy 3
How do you imagine yourself in 2 years?
Heheh the same,blond blue eyes:P hapefully doing all the tricks which i want to do, and being a student.