Alberto Menegatti life and biography

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Alberto Menegatti biography

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Torbole, Italy
Nationality : Italian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-31
Credited as : Windsurfer, Youth World Championship, Starboard, Quiksilver, Gaastra, Trentino

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Alberto Menegatti is an Italian surfer born in the north of Italy, in a small town called Torbole and is now livind in Cape Town, South Africa.

He started his childhood with trying every single possible sport. Enforce by his mother to try as much sport as he could, Alberto played group sports as football, volleyball, basketball... Then he moved on in the solo sports such as skiing, tennis, yoseikan budo, sailing, swimming till the moment he discovered Windsurfing and really fall in love with it.

He didn't got to the first club selection in 1996, but the next year he started racing in the Aloha Class, the pre-olympic class. Quickly jumped in the olympic class, to become at the age of 15-16 already to heavy for it.

Since 2000 he's having good results in windsurfing :

1st PWA event Leba Race 2003

2003
Youth World Championship: 1st
Youth European Championship: 1st
World Championship: 12th
Eurocup Cascais: 4th
Eurocup Cagliari: 8th

2002
ISAF World Championship: 3rd
Italian Championship: 2nd
Youth Ranking Eurocup : 2nd

Personal:

Favorite manoeuvre:passing others
Favorite sport in Europe: Sardinia, Portugal
Favorite sport outside Europe:Australia
Favorite food: Italian Pasta and Pizza of course
Favorite music: From rock, to Ska, to Dance, everything but I hate Hardcore
Alberto's Hobbies (beside windsurfing): Volleyball, football, Computer and of course GIRLS
Goals: Be one of the best in the world on Racing and Slalom
Sponsors: Starboard, Quiksilver, Gaastra, Trentino

Since 2011 Alberto is spending the time with POINT-7 Team in South Africa, Cape Town.


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