RRD welcomes Chris Bobryk to the international team. Read the full interview here:
Where did you grow up?
Tell us more about your background in kitesurfing?
I started off on an old eBay Kite and made my own boards in wood shop class in high-school until my local shop Mackite started to help me out with gear and taught kiting with them. After a year in Collage I moved to Hatteras Island, NC to teach kiting and I’ve been kiting and traveling non-stop ever sense!
You were a wrestler… tell us about it and is there some usable cross over from this into kiting?
Yes having a Wrestling and an MMA back ground translates into having a good understanding of movement.
You love to grind random objects, where does this come from? A skating background?
Yes I grow up skating! kiting is so exiting because I can do my all my other sports with a kite and get places you would never think of without a kite!
What are your best results?
– Bridge of the Gods Pro 1st
– Kite Clash freestyle/Best 1st
– TRIO Cayman Island 1st
What is your favourite gear?
Juice TT, Obsession and Obsession Pro kite, Thrive harness and Celsius Pro wetsuit.
What is your favorite spot?
I love exploring new places so if I’m ever at your spot lets do a downwinder!
What are your goals for 2017?
Travel a lot, grind everything I see, and compete in the Kite Park league Tour.
How do you see kitesurfing evolve in 10 years?
I see the sport going in so many directions but I am interested in seeing how far we can push the extreme stunts in Kiting and see what new stuff we can come up with.
Photo credits: Carla Lata (action) and Theo Quenee.