The Most Understated World Champion Ever

Amado Vrieswijk, the kid from Bonaire who just grew up. Mark our words, this is a name that could be knocking on the doors of greats like Antoine Albeau, Björn Dunkerbeck, Jason Polakow and dare we say it, even the king himself, Robby Naish. Could there be a statement more bold? We don’t think so and we certainly will not consider retracting it any time soon.

I want to win the title one day for sure, but with both feet on the ground…

Still yet to break out of his teens Vrieswijk already has 12 World Titles to his name, that’s right, 12! So what does it take? Well we grabbed hold of the level headed Vrieswijk and made him answer a classic interview, enjoy the read over the next few pages and be sure to hit the LIKE button on his facebook page – click here.

Amado Vrieswijk, looking at your results, you are perhaps the most successful youth ever in the history of our sport. When you personally look at your titles does it take time for the reality of that to sink in?

Of course I’m very proud of what I could achieve in the past, but it all came with having fun. So young, I wasn’t thinking about winning, but doing the thing I loved and still love the most. I guess it came naturally.


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