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Girls Sesia Rafting Team calling at worlds rafting Championship in Indonesia 2015

From 2009 Sesia Valley, more precisely in Vocca, a small village nestled between the Monte Rosa and the Sesia, there is an all-female team of rafting, founded by Monica Bernasconi, daughter of one of the historical figures of river navigation on rafts (which English means boat), from which it derives the name of the sport.
Rafting - synonymous with adventure, freedom and contact with nature galvanizing - talk about it more and more as a hobby and is constantly growing number of Italians who want to try this adrenaline. But not everyone knows that in this sport there is also a competitive dimension and that this fearless team of girls has, in 2013, won the Italian championship female FIRAFT and won a second place at the World Championships in New Zealand and in 2014, won the Italian league and got a silver and a bronze at the European Championships in Slovakia. And in May of this year he has been the core of the Italian team that has participated in the European Championships, finishing first in the Slalom at the European Championships, second in the H2H (head to head) and third in the sprint. 21
Led by the coach Stefano Pellin and supported by four other talented rider, from the Club and DRD4 Indomita Valtellina River, the daring girls Sesia must grapple with the technical track and stony river Citarik island of Java, the most similar to an alpine river that to a great extent, such as those Americans. They'll try to write a story, knowing that it is not an easy feat, we are talking about a river of difficulty 3:04 and considered, not least, the fearsome presence of "armored" New Zealand and Brazil.

 

The profiles of the girls Sesia Rafting Team

Elena Bragastini

Elena Bragastini

1. Elena Bragastini is of Turin, is 24 years old, is passionate about river navigation since he was 10 years old. Practice rafting for four years while also being coach of canoeing;
2. Clara Ganora is of Turin, is 22 years old, "live" on the river since he is 15 years old, having started with sailing canoe. Practice rafting for three years. And 'newly she graduated in Technical Radiology and student of Osteopathy. In the summer, to be able to train on a daily basis, it is the sports photographer for tourists who practice rafting in Valsesia;

Jasmine Zurlini Frugis

Jasmine Zurlini Frugis

3. Jasmine Zurlini Frugis is of Pavia, 22 years old, is working full-time for rafting, practicing for four years as a full-time job, and as a guide at the fifth level Sesia Rafting, whether professional. In the winter traveling to compete and discover the rivers around the world;

4. Marianna Tedeschi is Carrara, 24 years old, is a graduate student in physical education. While competing as Sesia Rafting Team is training for logistical reasons at the Adventure Sports Center Brugnato. He started rafting five years ago thanks to a family friend and it came immediately a passion to the point of becoming a guide. Also practice kayaking.

 

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