Arno Plantinga

Hi, My name is Arno from the Netherlands and I am a hooked Swinger ->Wingsurfer and beginner surf foiler 🤘🏻. I always been surfing now and then and since august 2019 I do Wingsurfing. Maybe we see eachother somewhere on the water 🤙🏻🔥
Dutch
Zaandam -> Wijk aan Zee
38 years old
Wing foiling since August 2019

Gear

F-OneFanatic

Sports

SurfSurf FoilWing FoilSUP

Questions & Answers

What other water sports do you do and how long?

Surfing for 10 years.

What do you like about wing foiling?

The silence when you come on foil, the flying above the water and surfing on the big swells.

How did you learn and how long did it take you to wing foil?

First behind a boat and then I did a Wingsurf clinic for 2 hours. After that I bought my own gear and learned it in 2 months.

What is your favorite gear combination and why?

F-one Rocket 4’8 with footstraps ( in order): - Carbon mast 85cm - Foil Phantom 1280 - Swing 3,5 m2

What was your favorite wing surfing session?

Wing foiling with friend around a Island with seals 🤩

What do you want or believe will significantly improve the wing foiling gear?

It will self inflate till 5psi and you only have to put the 3-6 psi yourself.

What tips or recommendations do you have for anyone who wants to start?

Start on a SUP board without a foil so you only have to concentrate on the wind and a little stability. Or with a foil but first stay on the knees.

What is your biggest water sport achievement?

Getting on foil 😅