Natasha Sagardia retires from professional bodyboarding

March 18, 2015 | Bodyboarding
Natasha Sagardia: she delivers her soul to the waves

Natasha Sagardia has announced her retirement from professional bodyboarding.

Sagardia was born in 1986, in Argentina. She won multiple national, Latin American and Pan-American bodyboarding titles. In 2008, the rider conquered the prestigious ISA World Surfing Games for Puerto Rico.

Natasha graduated in Iberoamerican Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, and she has always participated in public master classes, conferences, and bodyboarding clinics, to help promote the sport.

"After many years of professional dedication to a bodyboarding career, and having achieved every dream I had, I have decided to retire. With deep appreciation for everything and everyone, I will keep following my heart and will chase new dreams," expressed Sagardia.

In 2010, Natasha Sagardia concluded the IBA World Tour in third place. The rider also won the Margara Challenge and the Miss Sumol Cup, and finished runner-up in Pipeline and Confital.

She will dedicate her time to other passions, including her Fundacion Luciernagas. But Sagardia will keep chasing the best waves in world alongside Jared Houston, father of her first child, Poe.

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