Project Description

Lijia Xu


  • UK Shaolin Temple Ambassador


She was a former professional sailor who had participated in three Olympic Games, winning a Bronze in 2008 Beijing, and a Gold medal in 2012 London. Throughout her 20-year sporting career she has won every major competition in China, Asia, and the world.

After retiring from the sporting scene, she transferred her skills to Sports Media as her mission is to improve the popularity of sailing all over the world. She produces English-language monthly updates on her LASER SAILING PODCAST, while in Chinese she provides commentary, reporting, interviews, hosting, as well as, podcasting. In addition, she enjoys sharing knowledge and experiences of sailing through coaching and public speaking initiatives.