NAME: Julia Frankland
School: Nordic Walking UK and ANWI
This is what Julie says about herself:
" I began nordic walking in 2010 and in 2015 I did my first nordic walking instructor course. Nordic walking is my passion and I love to share this passion with others when I teach. Our local territory has so much to offer especially for those people like me who love to walk. Walking on our trails with my groups is amazing ...and if we speak English as we walk it's even better!"
Hello, my name is Enrico Rosin, I was born in Vicenza and have lived here since 1957.
I am a... walker; but I work 8 hours a day in front of the computer with a mouse in hand, so physical activity becomes a necessity to compensate for all those hours spent in front of a monitor.
I have always practiced sports: cycling, swimming, and tai chi. Then in 2009 I discovered Nordic walking and it was love at first sight, so much so that in 2011 I became an instructor at the Italian School of Nordic walking.
It is an activity that allows me to move my whole body in the open air and to explore the area where I get to meet many nice people.
I walk with my group in Vicenza every Wednesday evening, then I often lead walks on Sundays to discover the thousands of trails that cover our province. Every month I also hold learn to walk courses in Vicenza to teach the Nordic walking technique to those who want to get closer to this sport activity.
NAME: Gian Luigi Tomba
QUALIFICATION: Instructor of the Italian Nordic Walking School
This is what Gian says about himself…….
“I did a Nordic Walking course in May 2010, and I immediately fell in love with this sport, so much so that I joined all the weekly and Sunday outings organized by the then ADS Nordic Walking Vicenza.
The president at the time saw me so motivated that he asked me to be an instructor for the Lonigo area (the area where I lived) and from there a great adventure began. I had quite a large group, which gave me great enthusiasm. , organizing events and teaching Nordic Walking.
The best event that I remember organizing was the Nordic Walking Day in which more than one hundred people from all over the province took part.
It’s also thanks to Nordic Walking I met my wife, and I must say that this too is Nordic Walking S'Miles!!
Last year we moved to Bassano (leaving the Lonigo group to Paolo) giving me a completely new territory to discover and meet new people. I am currently experimenting with great enthusiasm all these wonderful new things.
My walks are:
Monday morning in Marostica
Friday morning in Bassano “
Name: Ivana Savio
This is what Ivana says about herself…
Hi, I ‘m Ivana and I live Vicenza.
Nordic walking ……one of my most beautiful experiences.
It was the year 2010, I went to Lake Fimon for an aperitif. When I got there, who did I see? some walkers. They invited me to try, and from that walk I never stopped. I found friendship and sharing, I got to know my local area and so much well-being, so much so that I decided to become an ONWF instructor.
Every Monday morning in Vicenza
Every Thursday afternoon in lake Fimon
Name: Laura Gallo
Qualification: F.I.F. Fitness Instructor 2nd level
This is what Laura says about herself…
I began Nordic Walking in 2017 out of curiosity and because I like walking. I have practiced sports all my life and was a fitness instructor for ten years.
Nordic Walking has increasingly become a passion. The technique helps me a lot by not overloading my body and makes me feel good. Through Nordic walking I have got to know the area near my home with the freedom of being outdoors. It's fun and you make new friends.
- My walks: 2 Saturday mornings per month
- Sundays all together!
Anna Presents herself like this:
Name: Anna Boriani
School: ONWF – Original Nordic Walking Federation
I started Nordic walking a long time ago in 2004. I was looking for a sport that I could do out in the open air in a group. It became a key passion for me, so much so that I decided to become an instructor.
My walks: Every Saturday afternoon
Hola, I'm Leticia Delgado, mother tongue Spanish and Spanish teacher.
I have always practiced outdoor sports activities, in 2010 I discovered Nordic Walking and it won me over because walking with poles reminded me of my childhood in Mexico when I walked with my friends along many country paths.
In 2019 I became an international instructor with the ONWF (Original Nordic Walking Federation).
Since 2019 I have 2 beautiful groups where I practice this beautiful activity, sharing my passion with people who love walking and the Spanish language, thus calling one of my groups, "Nordic Walking in Spanish", we walk in Bassano every Saturday morning at 9: 00.
My second "Nordic Walking Wellness" group is very nice because we give the opportunity to many people who love walking and have the mornings available, we have two weekly walks on Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00.
We always walk in our area of Bassano and surrounding areas.