When did you start windsurfing and what keeps you busy?
I started windsurfing as a college student and that´s almost 30 years ago now! I have two kids and I’m busy taking care of them and being a housewife. I enjoy the ocean with my kids as much as possible which is really great.
We saw that you won Aloha Classic already 15 years ago. How did your competition career start?
When I was in college, I was in a course race and aimed for the Olympics. After graduating, I started competing in wave events. Yes, I won PWA Hawaii Pro and local Aloha Classic in 2004.
You sailed really well at Hookipa, Maui. Do you spend a lot of time there?
What is your biggest motivation with windsurfing?
What is your favorite Starboard board?
How is the windsurfing community in Japan?
Do you windsurf with your family often or are you the only one windsurfing?
What is your advice to women who want to start wave sailing?