Marion Mattia

I like surfing, sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing... Wingfoil is a mixture of all this sports ! Be on water with friends and push my limits it's what I love!
French and Brazilian
La Grande Motte (south of France)
29 years old
Wing foiling since May 2020

Gear

DuotoneFanaticION

Sponsors

DuotoneIONFanatic

Sports

SurfWindsurfSurf FoilWing FoilKite

Questions & Answers

What other water sports do you do and how long?

Surfing for 11 years, windsurfing for 8 years and kitesurfing sometimes.

What do you like about wing foiling?

I like challenging the wave!

How did you learn and how long did it take you to wing foil?

I started foiling by towing behind a boat. When I was very comfortable with it, I started wingfoil in strong winds (30 knots) and it worked.

What is your favorite gear combination and why?

Fanatic Sky wing 5.0, Duotone Unit 5m, and Duotone spirit 1500. I love this combo, it's very stable and if the wind drops it still works :)

What was your favorite wing surfing session?

Sessions with friends, great wind, and amazing waves.

What do you want or believe will significantly improve the wing foiling gear?

This sport is only growing, I think it will continue to evolve by optimizing the equipment in order to go even faster and higher.

What tips or recommendations do you have for anyone who wants to start?

Start with a big board, side wind between 15 and 20 knots, a friend or a teacher to give you the right advice.

What is your biggest water sport achievement?

I have never competed in water sports, but I have traveled a lot around the world in search of magic spots and the perfect wave.