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Sofia Mulanovich

Punta Hermosa, Peru
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The first Latin American to ever win a world title, Sofia Mulanovich is a national hero in her home country of Peru. Mulanovich began surfing professionally at age 13. In 2004 she won the world championship title, dethroning the six-time consecutive world champion Layne Beachley and proudly representing Peru. The tiny but powerful regular-footer has been featured in many surf films including Blue Crush and Peel: The Peru Project. She won the coveted ESPY award for best female action sports athlete in 2005. After a decade of being a solid competitive threat, Sofia retired from the world tour in 2013. She continues to dedicate herself to many non-profit organizations, promoting surfing and education throughout Peru and the world.

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Why Sofia Mulanovich is a national hero in Peru
3 May, 2016 - VIDEOS: 13-year-old Daniella Rosas, protégé of the Proyecto Sofia Mulanovich coaching program supported by Swatch, made history today by charging...
Sofia Mulanovich, Surfing champion Trophy, Maldives
26 July, 2015 - CONTESTS: Anticipation is growing as the start of the 2015 Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy approaches. The famed breaks...
Sofia Mulanovich launches advanced surf academy
17 October, 2014 - HUMANITARIAN: World Champion surfer Sofia Mulanovich from Peru is making new waves with Swatch by launching a high-performance youth surfing...
24 March, 2014 - WQS - In an all-Peruvian Final, former WCT World Champion Sofia Mulanovich came out victorious at the ASP 4-Star Rip Curl Girls Pro Qualifying...
12 December, 2013 - ENVIRONMENT: After 13 years of waiting, Peruvian President Ollanta Humala last week signed into law the administrative framework for the...
7 December, 2010 : - - En su octava temporada consecutiva compitiendo en el torneo femenino de la Asociación de Surf Profesional –ASP- la peruana Sofía...

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