41 times PWA World Champion Bjorn Dunkerbeck is pretty much THE legend in windsurfing. He says if he goes without windsurfing for more than a day he gets itchy and he just can’t wait to go out on the water. We are proud to have this Future Fighter on board!
Bjorn’s son 18-year-old Liam is already a junior world champion. Even though he actively competes in the PWA World tour, he considers himself as an all-round waterman as he enjoys surfing and SUP as well.
From Hood River Oregon, Fiona has proven herself as one of the most accomplished athletes in the sport of stand up paddling. She is unique in the fact that she competes in both sup racing as well as sup surfing and does so at the highest level. Fiona travels around the world competing on the APP World Tour representing Starboard. In 2016, she won her first SUP Racing World Title and has placed in the top three ever since. At the start of the 2019 season, she won the APP World Tour Sunset Beach Pro, which puts her in the best position to start her SUP Surfing World Title campaign. Amongst all of that, Fiona also has Type 1 Diabetes. She was diagnosed at 18 and has not let it hold her back. She advocates for healthy lifestyles and promotes awareness about Type 1 Diabetes through social media and outreach events. Fiona truly believes that if you have a dream, you can achieve it!
Born in 1989 in a town on the north-western coast of Italy called Savona, Matteo started windsurfing at the age of 10 and instantly got addicted to it and never stopped ever since. Eventually, all that led to him being a successful professional windsurfer today. After 5 years in the PWA, Matteo finally achieved his first world title in 2016.
Oda is a Freestyle windsurfer from Norway, but she definitely shows skills in three other disciplines of windsurfing: slalom, wave and foiling. She has managed to become the vice world champion in PWA Freestyle two years in a row – 2014 & 2015. Oda is now focused quite a bit on hosting windsurf clinics around the world.
Lena Erdil was born in Izmir, Turkey and she is definitely not your typical surfer child, because she has spent the biggest part of her life growing up in cities far away from the sea. Throughout her life she has lived in Germany, Belgium, England and Turkey. After getting her degree in politics and philosophy, she finally decided to fully commit to her dream of being a full-time professional windsurfer. Lena has achieved several top 3 results in her PWA slalom career. At the moment she is in Germany, focused on her IQ foil trainings.