Karin Jaggi started windsurfing in the Alps in the late 80s. She was cruising on lakes and probably would have never thought to win almost 30 world champion titles in windsurfing.
She started to compete on the World Tour in 1993, made a living out of the sport, won a lot of competitions and national or international titles and is nowadays one of the most successful windsurfers. Not only did Karin participate in hundreds of events, she tought a lot of students the modern way of windsurfing, tested boards, studied business economics on the university of Hagen, set new speed records and started a new windsurfing board brand together with Patrik Diethelm. In 2014 Karin gave birth to Levin, who is already travelling around with his busy parents. Karin, born in 1971, will have less time to compete and will retire from participating at the whole PWA tour. Karin is back in shape after the baby break and together with her new sail sponsor Sailloft Hamburg she will be seen at selected events, but will not continue the career as usual as her time is more and more limited due to family affairs and the intense work for the own brand PATRIK.
Karin can look back on an exciting time as a professional windsurfer and we wanted to hear more about the past and her decision to stop doing the tour.