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Sailor Profile: Iver Ahlmann. 2010, 2011 & 2012 GER National Champion Bookmark and Share

Here is a Q&A that was completed by MPS GER 2012 National Champion Iver Ahlmann

What got you into the MPS class?
An article about the launch of the MUSTO Skiff in Yachts & Yachting which I read when I was at school back in 1999. It took me 8 years to save up and get one.


What have you sailed previously?
Optimist, Europe and 29er

How old, tall and heavy are you?
30 years, 178cm and 65kg

How much training did you do in the MPS in the year prior to the champioship win?
One or two days a week, more nearer the event.

Did you do any specific training exercises to improve your boatspeed & handling?
Short course training to improve boat handling and fitness.

What were your rig settings (Rake, tensions (shroud & lowers) spreaders (length & deflection))?
Rake: 7220mm
Shroud/Lowers: 28/8
Spreader length: 380mm
Spreader Deflection: 120mm

What did it feel like to lift the trophy at the prize giving?
I was rather chuffed, it was my biggest sailing achievement by far.

Do you have any sponsors?
No

What other hobbies do you have?
Photography, Skiing, Cycling, RC Gliders

Are you married / have any kids?
Not married / No kids

What is your favourite band/music?
I have a favourite record label: ECM (Jazz)

What's your favourite food?
Japanese

What is your day job?
Engineer

What else show we all know about you and your sailing?
It was Richard Stenhouse who tought me how to sail a skiff.


Other sailor Profiles

Daniel Henderson 2011 World Champion

Richard Stenhouse Multiple Champion

Bruce Keen. 2010 UK National Champion

Rick Perkins. 2007 UK National Champion


Ian Trotter. 2005 UK National Champion

Kev Anderson. 2004 UK National Champion

Gabriel Wicke. 2002 European Champion

Chips Howarth 2001 European Champion


 

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