One to Watch: Emma Martonová

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NAME: Emma Martonová
DATE OF BIRTH: 11.1.2000
RESIDENCE: Prešov, Slovakia
OTHER HOBBIES: Swimming, Skiing, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, Surfing….
FAVORITE SPOTS: ProKite Alby Rondina, Sicily

Hey Emma! So, a few questions. First up – in your dreams, where would you like to live?

I would like to live in Hawaii or Caribbean in house on the beach. Because I love these environments and I prefer sunny weather. Winter is nice for the snow and snow-sports but if I would have to choose one, beach it is!

Tell us what your dream day looks like? What would you do?

Do you know how people imagine their holiday? House on the beach, sun on my body, wind in my hair and kiting all day. It is my dream day, I do not need much to be happy.

Where would you like to see yourself in kitesurfing in the future?

I would like to improve my skills so that I could participate in some competition in kiteboarding. But also I would like to keep improving, that really makes me happy. Any kind of session with a new trick is a great session. So as long as I keep doing new tricks, I will be living my dream.

Are you dreaming about winning some competitions? Which ones?

Yes, of course. I want to win some competitions but I have to learnt more tricks and improve my skills. Level of the girls these days is sky high! At the moment I am still going to high school every day so kiteboarding is only a hobby for a few weeks a year on vacation, I need more time on water!

If you would have to exchange your life with another Pro rider, would you do it and if so, which one?

I love my life, I don´t want exchange my life with some other people. But if I could get some skills from Paula Novotná I wouldn’t mind.

Ok so much for dreaming 😀 Tell us few things about your life right now, what are you doing these days?

I go to school every day. I don´t like school but who does? These days I also finish my drive licence to car, so now I can go to my home spot at my own without nagging my dad!


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What gear are you riding at the moment? Are you happy with it?

At the moment I have the gear from CrazyFly. They have a factory in my country Slovakia, so I´m very happy to be part of the family. I ride open-C kites Tango and Raptor board (atm with straps, but I am thinking about boots).

Where is your next kite trip?

During my holiday I going to Greece and in September I going to Sicily again so I can have some proper training with Laci 🙂

You sent us us some great pics. What's the story behind them?

You don´t know imagine how hard the pictures were created! On that day it was sunny but very cold and wind. My father and Laci Kobulsky persuade me get dressed in swimming wear so it looks all summer and chill. After photoshoot I was freezed for next 3 hours.

Ok thanks for your time! Any greeting for your friends and fans?

I want to thank all my family and friends for support and that they believe in me. Of course I owe my thanks to photographer Laci and CrazyFly for support!

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