1.    Name

David Loosen

 

2.    Nationality

German

 

3.    Date of birth

05.12.1983



4.    Education/Occupation

Sport Scientist



5.    Palmares/ Top Race Results

2011
European Surfski Champion (national team); 3rd Place Oceanman 2011
European Championships (Interclub);

12th place oceanman (interclub) Lifesaving World Championships 2008

 

6.    Personal Motto

Mind leads, body follows

 

7.    Favorite competition

Lifesaving World Championships



8.    Favorite discipline

Surfski; Oceanman (should still be called “Ironman”
though)

 

9.    Goals for 2012

100% recovery from injury is primary goal; race some more long distance surfski races; Lifesaving World Championships, training for Molokai 2013

 

10. Most impressive lifesaving experience?

-      Winning 2011 European Lifesaving surfski Championship

-      Racing the Oceanman final at the 2008 Lifesaving World Championships in Germany in
front of our home crowd and finishing just behind Phil Clayton. I´m a big fan of
him and especially his attitude at racing in Lifesaving events.

 

11. Other than lifesaving, what else is important for
you/do you like doing?

 

-     Family and friends are most important!

-     I´m a big fan of going to the movies

 

12. How do you relate to your Wetiz gear, what does it
make stand out for you?

-     You can always count on the support of Wetiz!