Road to Rio

Martine Grael
Sailing Brazil

Martine Grael

Second place at 2013 world championships Gold medal at 2014 Brazil Sailing Cup
Full name: Martine Soffiatti Grael Date and location of birth: 12 February 1991
Niterói (Rio de Janeiro), Brazil
Height: 1.68m Weight: 62kg
Class: 49er FX

Trivia

She began sailing at the age of four when she took classes at her mother’s sailing school She studied environmental engineering at university but didn’t complete the course due to her travels
Hardest moment in her career Decision about whether to enter the 470 or 49er FX class Hobby Travelling and discovering remote places
Likes to collect Coins from all the countries she visits Favourite film 180° South
Favourite food Japanese Definition of Rio de Janeiro Contrast

About other sports

Idols

“I love open-air sports. I really like cycling, stand-up paddleboarding, going for walks and climbing mountains, and I recently even had a go at surfing.” Torben Grael
Lars Grael
Robert Scheidt
Peter Blake
Nelson Mandela
Martine Grael
I have no doubt that it will be the biggest party of all. Representing Brazil will be a dream come true, a great achievement.
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