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Hedvig Liljegren

Sweden
Home town: Stockholm
Home sailing club: Royal Swedish Yacht Club, KSSS
Sailing achievements:2016 Optimist World Champs – 10th place girls
When did you start sailing?: I have sailed since I was 2 years old
What other sports do you participate in?: alpine skiing.
Who is your favorite sports star?: Charlotte Kalla, Swedish cross country skier and Olympic gold medalist.
What is your favorite thing about the O’pen BIC?: No Bailing!!!
What is your personal goal in sailing?: Improving my skills with more experience.
What excites you most about sailing?: Really tough conditions like strong winds, rain and snow.
If you had one super power to help your sailing, what would it be?: Superior physical strength to be able to sail fully powered in all wind conditions.
Who do you want to win the America’s Cup?: Artemis