KiteSista Meets: Annelous Lammerts

Whilst in Morocco last month we met a lovely girl over dinner the first night we arrived. Neither of us knew each other but she was just one of those people who is instantly warm, friendly and gives you a really positive feeling when talking to them.

So, as is customary, before we went to bed we asked her what her name was, to which she replied Annelous.

To those of you who were not as quick as us at putting two and two together, Annelous Lammerts is one of the top female riders on the PKRA circuit and one of only a very small group able at the moment to challenge the dominance of Gisela, Bruna and Karolina, yet as we spent the next 12 days with her throughout the PKRA stage in Dakhla we learn’t that she is also a shining example of character in our sport. Hard working, humble and happy.

So, now it is our great pleasure to introduce you to Annelous Lammerts.

KSm: Hi Annelous, thank you for taking the time to talk to us. Can you tell our readers a little bit more about you? 

Annelous: I’m 20 years old and living in the south-west of The Netherlands. My homespot is the Brouwersdam where I started kiteboarding 4 years ago. When I’m at home I’m working in the kiteshop Natural High where I started working 3 years ago. The past 3 winters I have been travelling to warm kite destinations and in summer I work and travel around for the competitions….

Read more at: http://www.kitesista.com/kitesista-meets-annelous-lammerts/

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PKRA MAROCCO

The second tourstop was at Dakhla, Marocco. I went a week before the event to train and get used to the conditions. I had a great stay at the Spirit camp. The Spirit camp is definitely the best place to stay, thanks to a perfect lagoon with flat water right in front of the camp. Check dakhlaspirit.com !

The conditions during the competition were hard, the strong and gusty wind made all the riders compete on their small kites. In the end I was really happy with my 5th place. Next stop is PKRA Leucate!

 

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PKRA PANAMA

The season started early this year, and how?! I’m super happy that I managed to get the 4th place at the world cup in Panama, and receive the best newcomers award. What an amazing way to start the season!

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