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Krystal Weir / Posts tagged "windsurfing"

Windsurfing at SailSydney

It has been a while between updates as I have been solely focused on one thing and that is to get through my Physio course at Sydney Uni. My last exam was last week and with that box ticked I can move forward and get back onto the water. Sydney International Regatta is coming very quickly! We have a weeks training before the regatta on Sydney Harbour where we will be lucky enough to have some of Australia’s best coaches Brendan Todd, Sean O’Brien and Jess Crisp coaching us on the RSX Windsurfer. It is an exciting time as the class is growing in Australia. The Australian events have been well supported by some International competitors such as Gelly from Greece, Jannicke and Maria from Norway and...

Learning to Windsurf

It has been a while between updates as I have settled back into life at home at a more realistic pace. Over the past four years it has been non stop towards Beijing. I am now enjoying the more simple aspects of life. Since the Games I have been learning how to windsurf while studying at Sydney University Physiotherapy. My Sailing career has progressed from the Laser Radial to the Yngling Class. Both classes have developed my life skills considerably. The Laser class demonstrated the need for self-driven motivation, whereas skippering (the leader) the three person Yngling Class taught team cohesion and working together for team outcomes. Windsurfing now brings a new dynamic to my on water skills as I learn how to persevere against the odds and...