Waterski athlete born and raised in Vouliagmeni,Greece. I started skiing at the age of five and since then have focused all my energy on it. It has become a lifestyle for me. Growing up near the sea played a huge role and was the main factor that got me into skiing. I Throughout the years i have taken part in many competitions with a number of wins. At the age of 11 i competed in U14 European Championships and I came second.
That was my first distinction. I had a lot of wins after that till now. I also love to do different and new things within my sport. In 2013 I made a project and I performed some slides and some big drops over an old shipwreck based in Salamina,Greece.
After that I was only thinking about the European championship. I trained every day up until the championship in order to do my best and attain a podium position in the new category. I completed my aim and now i am looking forward to what the future holds for me.
- 2013: 1st place national champioships - New national record
- 2014: 3rd place U 21 European championships
- 2014: 1st place nationals - New national record
- 2015: 1st place nationals - wakeboarding
- 2015: 2nd place U 21 European championships
- 2015: 1st place nationals - New national record in waterski
- 2015: 3rd place Pescara 2015 - Mediterranean Games
I am always trying my best in order to achieve the best performance. One of my goals is to perfect all my hard tricks. Furthermore making new projects always on the plan because I love doing things that have never been done on a trick ski. Being on the podium to all the competitions I take place makes me feel complete.
One of my achievements would be to win the world championships and break the world record. But my greatest achievement would be to ski until my body allows me.
Waterski especially trick ski is a sport that you use every muscle of your body. As a result training is always really exhausting and it requires a lot of strength stamina and above all patience.
Because my main training is in the sea I have to deal with the weather and sometimes the conditions don’t allow me to perform my best. But the good thing of that is when I go on a lake I perform twice as good and I am always ready for bad conditions in the competitions.
The feeling I get every time i ski it’s awesome. When I pull out a hard trick it’s even better and i feel completely satisfied
Beside skiing I do a lot of other activities in order to perfect my balance and my flexibility. I train on the indo board on the gym and I also swim on the sea everyday to be ready for the challenging ski training. Moreover watching videos of my self and others always helping me understand better the technique of the tricks.
Like all the other guys not to fall! Haha
I think my parents are my biggest fans because they have watched my progress since i started to ski.
My plan is to ski as much as i can, win championships, travel a lot and making new projects
One of the most beautiful rivers in Greece for Rafting is Arachthos!
Start: Bridge Politsas – Bridge Plaka, Class: III degree of difficulty, Duration: 2 hours (10km)
Easy route for Rafting, ideal for beginners. In the middle of the way we stop for a swim in the waterfall Klifki before continuing the Rafting. We continue the Rafting passing by the impressive Arachthos canyon with many springs, waterfalls and coming out of the canyon Arahthos we arrive at the Bridge of Plaka, the largest arch bridge in Greece.
Meeting point Ioannina -Bridge Plaka
Included: Transfer with mini-bus, Rafting boats, uniforms , shoes neoprene, helmets Rafting -lifejackets, paddles, waterproof gloves and neoprene Rafting (in winter periods), dressing rooms, photos on CD, GoPro video camera for extreme sports (bring USB 8GB with you).
Specific weather conditions create ideal routes for Rafting and kayaking all seasons.
Implementation period: All year round (upon request)
Trail distance: 5-6 nautical miles
Route type: Bidirectional
Activity duration with breaks: 4-5 hours
Suitability: Suitable for all / No previous experience required
Meeting point: Kardamili or Stoupa (Depending on the wind direction)
Participants should have with them:
- Bottle of water
- Sun cream (during summer months)
- Extra pair of shoes that will get wet. Suitable shoes are lightweight trainers, flip flops, sandals or sea shoes. Avoid bulky shoes
The price ncludes:
- Full Sea Kayak equipment: boat, paddle, life jacket, spray-skirt, waterproof jacket.
- Extra equipment: waterproof bags and cases, pumps and paddle-float.
- Snorkeling equipment (goggles and respirators)
- BCU trained and certified guides
- Sea Kayak course.
- Tour planning – Sightseeing
- Picnic with fruits and Traditional delicacies
- Transfer from the exit point to entry point (if necessary)
- Photographs from the activity
- Liability insurance
- All taxes
Explore Messinia reserves the right to modify or cancel any outdoor activity due to bad weather or technical difficulties. There is a minimum number of 4 participants required for the implementation of this outdoor activity. Explore Messinia reserves the right to postpone or cancel the activity in case of non completion of the required number of participants.