It’s Brazil time: it’s all over Facebook, everyone is there.
It’s almost starting to become old news already, but the fact is, it will always be amazing.
I’ve just spent three months at home due to a minor knee injury and it is great to be back on the road and especially on the water!
While at home I worked a lot on my physical strength. Once you get to a certain level, the tricks and crashes ask a lot from your body. Luckily I could do something about it before getting any real bad injuries. So for the past few months I started working with a coach to make my body stronger, especially in the places where it matters most, like the knees and shoulders.
By the time I arrived in Brazil I felt more than ready to pick up my kite training again. As soon as I started, I was astonished by the speed at which I got back to my old level and now I can’t wait to stick some new big tricks.
I stopped half way through this competition season so I really can’t wait to start the 2015 season. A couple of the PKRA girls were here the first two weeks and they are landing some huge new tricks that I want to try too! Next season I will be joining the tour again and the time can’t pass by fast enough.
So I’m already a full month in Brazil and training every day! Couldn’t help but decide that I will stay another month!
Annabel van Westerop