Daily Israel Report

Israel's Olympic Windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi is 'Peaceful, Calm'

Israeli Olympian windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi talks about what keeps him going as he prepares to compete in the 2012 London Olympics.
By Chana Ya'ar
First Publish: 7/25/2012, 4:10 PM

Israel's best hopes for Olympic glory are found in the diversity and versatility of its athletes competing in London 2012, as presented to you in a fascinating series of seven new clips. 

In this profile, Israeli windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi, the Jewish State's hope for an Olympic medal in London this summer, says he feels "peaceful and calm" when he's sailing on the water. 

Tzuberi demonstrates his windsurfing skills and talks about his hometown Eilat, as well as the most important influences on his approach to the sport. The 26-year-old competitor was taught by his father, starting from the age of six.