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Emmanuel Messiaen

Emmanuel Messiaen

Sail#: FRA-007
Age: 42
Nationality: French
Residence: Lithuania
Debut: 2014
1st PWA event Ulsan, Korea Slalom 2014

I have been windsurfing since the age of 9
- I raced first on Tiga One, Dufour wing, Crit D2, Jaguar, Lechner, and
then turned to funboard being racing at PBA, FPBA and world production
championships. I have also raced at 4 indoors events (Barcelona, Marseille,
Stade de France and Paris Bercy)
- My best results are : European university champion, 2nd at the French
Youth funboard championships, 5th at the youth world division 2
- I've been working 11 years for NeilPryde and I'm now in charge of the
Olympic program. I've been strongly involved to get the windsurfing back to
the 2016 Olympic Games. I have also set up a global Tour named "Racing
Series" to show case windsurfing regattas at major sailing events such
Extreme Sailing Series
JP, NeilPryde, French Creation, Big Robots, Plantin, Lacoste, NP