Yentel Caers

Yentel Caers

Full Name: Yentel Caers

Date of Birth: 03/24/1995

Place of birth: Diest

Home Town Now: Ham

Instagram Handle: @Yentel_b16

Facebook Page: Yentel Caers B-16

Height: 175cm

Weight: 74kg

Marital Status : Dating

Windsurfing/SUP/Foiling/Winging Since: 2001

Main Disciplines: Freestyle 

Favourite Gear:  93L JP Freestyle 4.0 wizard

Favourite Foil Setup:  Freestyle board with glide wind 13

Most Memorable Competition Experiences: World champion 2019! And European champion in Lanzarote with one event spare.

Competition experience you would most like to forget: None - even the bad ones you learn from for the next event.

Most Memorable Out of competition experiences (on the water): To be the first one to land a triple culo.

Out of competition experience you would most like to forget: Breaking gear, even a pro windsurfer I hate to break a mast, board,... even though I know i have many spare.

Favourite move: Double air culo!

Move you are most afraid of: Shifty forward and pushloop forward

Move you would most like to perfect:  Mainly the moves on my darkside/badside

Best Possible Day: Surfing and mountain biking in the morning. Then a big freestyle session and to finish the day sunset wave session.

Favourite Music: Listen to mainly all music but love some hardstyle/harcore to pump up before the session.

Favourite Food: Belgian Fries

Favourite Spot: This I always find a hard one. Love lot of different places. But also get bored if I stay too long on same place. But for freestyle let’s say my home spot Brouwersdam on a perfect WSW day

3 things you cannot live without:  Friends/family, windsurf, food

Favourite motor vehicle: I drive an Opel Movano for windsurfing but if I didn’t need so much place for gear I would like to have a Nissan GTR r35

People who have inspired you: In first place my family as they all windsurf after that Steven Van Broeckhoven

Career Highlights: World champion and European champion in same year.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?: Hope the same as now! Windsurfing competing and having fun.

Current Sponsors: JP Neilpryde

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