Living: South of France
Home Spot: Plage du rouet / The Water Pump
Sail Number: ITA 223
Favourite manouvers: Push the limit in hard core conditions
Favourite Spots: Le Rouet, Il Porto (Santa Marinella) for surfing, Elandsbaai (South Africa) for wave riding
Hobbies: Sup, surf, boxing, economics projects, music
Life statement: Forever Speed !!!!!
Principe Andrea Baldini,
Multi Sport Athlete: boxe, equitation, extreme ski, surf, sup, windsurf…..
Some experience as singer and writer of some beautiful song.
Doctorate in economics… classic studies… noble….. etc. etc….
With his motto Forever Speed he is inspiring lot of people….
Principe believes the sport help us to get ready to front the life .
He won at Como lake the F2 Speed Challenge in 2005,
In 2006 finished 15th overall in World Cup Speed Sailing
From 2007 start to partecipate to many record attempt and made a big experience on many different Canal.
He did the 2nd best top Speed in the 2009 World Speed Tour (44.03kts at Karpathos 2009).
In November 2009 Principe won the last event of Speed World Cup in Ireland and he became European Speed Champion in front of the European Champion 2008 Bjorn Dunkerbeck.
In 2010 was 3rd in the world ranking and after that he dedicates his time just to free sailing and record attempt.
In January 2011 was Waterman of the Year.
After an orrible accident in which he had broken 4 vertebrae, in the end of 2012, he didn’t give up and against all the doctors prediction he came back to the water stronger than before.
In the Season 2016 we could see him Flying in many videos in his facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/principeandreabaldini/ : lot of wild runs at 47, 48 and 50kts over the Chop!!
In June 2016 he won (on 671 racer subscribers) the 2016 Dunkerbeck Worldwide Virtual Speed Challenge .
And in July 2016 he became the first Italian in the Sailing History to break the 40kts wall on the Nautical Mile (40,62kts)… and it’s just the beginning of the new Era 😉
Principe lives in South of France and he dreams the World Speed Sailing Record!!
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