Josefa Idem: Consistency, the keyword to victory!
Josefa Idem is a German-born canoeist who is a naturalized Italian citizen.
She is World and Olympic champion in the K1 (individual kayak) specialty.
Since 1990, she has lived in and competed internationally for Italy. In her 20-year career, she has won 35 medals, including at the Olympics, World championships, and European championships.
In the last Olympics in Beijing 2008, she won the silver medal in the 500 m K1, and is an example of how an athlete can express herself at elite levels for many years through unflagging commitment and cutting-edge athletic preparation.
Josefa Idem has at her disposal a gym with the most modern equipment for cardiovascular and strength training. Technogym has supported the Italian team athlete for many years, providing her with all the international experience it has earned through the years as the Official Supplier to the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, and Beijing 2008.
The technology and completeness of its product range are bolstered by a consulting service and expertise that helps Idem make the most of her athletic preparation and win upcoming challenges.