Tine Slabe is a big guy and a big character from a small country called Slovenia, close to the Italian border in the Adriatic Sea’s Gulf of Venice. After finishing the faculty he fully focused on his biggest passion, windsurfing. At 90 kg and 1.96m tall Tine is larger than most modern freestylers, although he’s also turned his hand to Slalom and waves in 2006, and took an impressive 5th place at the Red Bull Stormrider in Israel. Now he fully focused his energies it to Slalom and is trying to reach the very top of this discipline.
Date of birth: 26 august 1980
Place of birth: Koper, Slovenia
Height: 196 cm
Weight: 90 kg
Education: Diploma in finance on the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana
Windsurfing since: Summer 1993
Favourite discipline: Wave, slalom and speed.
Life statement: Life is just one, so live it !!!!
3 x Slovenian freestyle champion
Slovenian speed record holder
3rd place, World speed cup Namibia, production boards, 2005
4th place, European Freestyle Pro Tour – overall 2004
5th place, Red Bull Storm Rider – PWA, Wave Qualifier, Israel, 2006
17th place, Freestyle PWA world cup – overall 2007
25th place, Slalom PWA world cup – overall 2009
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