online marketing women profile: Junko Nagoshi

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Junko Nagoshi

Junko Nagoshi is a windsurfer.

In the women’s department Junko Nagoshi (J-11) made a very strong impression as a newcomer in wave performance, freestyle and superX. Starting off on Maui at the Jeep Hawaii Pro, Nagoshi set the tone for things to come with a solid fifth place at Hookipa’s holy windsurfing grounds. Next in Pozo’s radically different conditions, Nagoshi kept up the pace by taking another fifth place overall in waves and as the wave contest in Sylt could unfortunately not be finished, her fifth place in the 2005 overall wave rankings was a firmly established fact. In freestyle Japan’s leading PWA lady scored another fifth place in Pozo’s wild winds, while in Lanzarote she proved she knows how to handle lighter winds as well by taking seventh place overall. In the process she managed to take down Iballa Moreno in the second round double elimination. These two event results brought her a fifth place in the overall 2005 freestyle ranking list.

Nagoshi’s big breakthrough came at the superX competition on Lanzarote where her racing experience really came into play. With incredible speed and skills around the obstacle course, J-11 was well on her way to winning the first ever women’s superX world title by winning two out of six finals and performing very well in the remaining heats. While she just missed out on the gold in the very last race, Nagoshi sailed away an amazing second place overall, setting the tone for her years to come on the PWA world tour.

a professional windsurfer
born and raised in Japan
Windsurf since 1994
living on Maui since 1999
love Maui & Windsurfing
Height 172cm
Weight 60kg

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