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From snowboarding to surfing, Jacopo Luchini is among the top ten in the world

From snowboarding to surfing, Jacopo Luchini is among the top ten in the world

Prato, November 16, 2023 – In recent months he has become a world champion in figure skating, without forgetting his qualification for the Paralympic Games in Beijing last year. A few days ago, he tried surfing in California, where he participated in an international event held in the “homeland” of this discipline. He was able to place himself among the top ten in the world, where he ranked seventh. A positive moment for Jacopo Luchini, after he just emerged from the “World Parasailing Championships” that concluded its events in the United States. The thirty-three-year-old from Montemurle competed in Huntington Beach, going from a “board” on the snow to one on the water. It didn’t go bad at all, although someone like him who used to compete at the top said he was only half satisfied. “I have to settle for seventh place, which does not allow me to reach the semi-finals. “There is a lot of regret that I could not express my true level of surfing – he commented – and above all, because I would have only needed one more point to be able to From reaching the final stages. It is clear that the level of competitors in the competition is getting higher and higher each year, and I realize that I still have a lot of work to do, but it is always a source of pride to be able to compete with the strongest Adaptive Surfing athletes in the world. world. And represent my country.” Luchini will then resume snowboarding training in preparation for the next winter season, getting closer to his real goal: the Paralympic Games in Milan and Cortina in 2026. And in China, in 2022, he missed out on the Paralympic medal. This is the finish line that Jacopo wants Reaching it before retirement, adding to the palm fronds the only prestigious laurel it still lacks.

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