HobbiesMy hobbies are basically playing sports, including: sailing, soccer, tennis, rugby, basketball, snowboarding, wakeboarding, bowling, golf etc. I like to hang out with my friends do something in the weekends and have fun.
Amusing Sporting Episode
SuperstitionsMy preparation to a regatta are simple, first of all I know I am fit and in condition so I don’t have to worry abouut that. I usually check everything is ok and in place perfectly rigged out, that im not misssing anything, anticipate the wind to preparate or strech etc. I am one of the first one in the watter, and i put my head in the water refreshing my face to wake up and be focus for the competition
Best Sporting AchievementMy most memorable sporting achievement have been a few, including 1st place in men wesmex (national regatta), 2nd overall, eliminatory for this worlds(radial). 19th place in the 2010 orange bowl, international youth regatta (radial). 2nd place in the national olimpics, in 2010 and 2009 (radial). 21st in midwinters (west) 2011 (standard). 1st place in banderas bay regatta (j24), and 2nd pace in wesmex 2008 (420).
Sporting RelativesMy family has been a very sportive family, looking at my grand uncle Antonio palafox, that was a tennis player and coached John McEnroe in does days. My grand aunty Susana gomez palafox, volleyball player, played in the panamerican games, Oscar gonzalez gomez, swimmer top 5 in mexico. Brenda magana, gymnastics. they are all in the Hall of fame, Jalisco and Michoacan
Why This SportI chosed sailing because it’s a really complex sport that needs a lot of skill and knowledge.
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AmbitionsMy ambitions and always first priority in my sailing career is go to the olimpic games. Without mentioning trying my hardest in every regatta ttrying to always be the best to achieve my main goal. Learn something new every day.
AwardsI have been awarded as top sailor in my yacht club, athlete of the month in my highschool, a couple of times, without mensioning top sailor in mexico and 2nd place in mexico 2 consecutive years.
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