Your Age: 18
Your Location (where do you ride mostly): Lakeside Paradise in Knokke (Belgium)
Weapon(s) of choice: Wakeboard, wetsuit, helmet, lifejacket, GoPro's, shorts and a T-shirt.
What’s an average day for you like? Each day is full of surprises. I just let it come to me and I look if I can go shredding.
What is the most difficult part of your activity/sports for a beginner? The easiest? The turns are difficult to make the first time. The easiest part is once you know how to board you have a lot of fun!
What is the best and worst thing about being female in your sport? The Best thing about being a female wakeboarder is that they have a lot of respect for you and the worst thing about you being a female wakeboarder is that they treat you softly.
What would you like to see change in your sport to make it better for you and other female athletes? That the media should care a little bit more about female wakeboarders.
Besides your ability and style factor as an athlete, how would you describe your personal style? I would describe it casual and classic but with a rock factor.
What are your favorite brands/designers for your sports apparel and for stepping out? Double up is one of my favorite brands for wakeboarding.
Let’s hear your thoughts on how important looking good is to feeling good. “Being” your personal best? If you look good you feel good as well and that is an important thing for women. Be yourself and don't change. You are who you are.
How dangerous do you really think it is compared to what people do in their regular activities? At a scale of 10 I think it's a 7 1/2. Every sport can be dangerous like in ballet you can break your ankle and wake boarding you can break your arm but don't think about it just do it.
I bet in your experience you have seen some crazy crashes. Describe one. I was in a crash myself. I was doing my raley and I crashed into the water and I lost my memory for several days.
What usually gets people hooked on your activity/sport? Most people get hooked him sport because of the adrenaline shot that just goes through your body.
What is your favorite trick? My favorite trick is a backroll.
Do you own any other toys? I have a snowboard at home that I sometimes use.
What gets you pumped up for the day? Just thinking of what the day will bring me and what I'm going to do if I'm going to shred.
What are three things you could not live without? I wake gear, my loved ones and my dogs.
What are your expectations for this activity/sport? That there will be more female shredders in wakeboarding.
Who have been your biggest supporters in getting you to where you are now? My family. They support me and everything I do and I'm really glad they did that because now I became who I am.
Who’s your favorite rider/shooter (photo/video)? Julia Rick.
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