1. Name:

Christine Burghardt

 

2. Nationality:

Belgian

 

3. Date of birth:

06/05/1994

 

4. Education/Occupation:

Studying medicine

 

5. Palmares/ Top Race Results :

 

  • Gold: 100m manikin carry with fins – EJC 2012
  • Gold: 100m manikin tow with fins – EJC 2012
  • Gold: Rescue Tube Rescue Race – EJC 2012
  • Silver: 100m manikin tow with fins – EC 2011
  • Gold: 100m manikin tow with fins – EJC 2011
  • Bronze: 100m manikin tow with fins – WC 2010
  • Bronze: 100m manikin tow with fins – EJC 2010

 

6. Personal Motto:

Work hard, have fun, make history. I didn’t really ‘write’ the motto myself, but I really like it :)

 

7. Favorite competition:

German Cup in Warnemünde, EJC Sweden and Denmark, WC Egypt and EC Alicante!

 

8. Favorite discipline:

100m manikin tow with fins

 

9. Goals for 2012:

Swim my personal best in Australia on the 100m manikin tow with fins and on the 100m manikin carry with fins!

 

10. Most impressive lifesaving experience?

My bronze medal @ Worlds in Egypt in 2010, because no one had thought it would be possible!

 

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

Apart from lifesaving, my studies are really important to me! Of course, I also love to hang out with my friends! I also love to go shopping (yes, I’m that kind of girl J ) and travelling!

 

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

I’ve raced all my important competitions with Wetiz material (board, ski and especially fins!). My Wetiz fins always were involved in my best races, so no way I’ll ever change. :)