Kiran Badloe

Two-time World champion windsurfing campaigning for the Olympics. Next to that absolutely hooked on the Wing!
Dutch
Scheveningen
26 years old
Wing foiling since December 2019

Gear

F-One

Sponsors

F-One

Sports

KiteSurfWindsurfSurf FoilWing Foil

Questions & Answers

What other water sports do you do and how long?

Windsurfing, surfing, kitesurfing, wingsurfing.

What do you like about wing foiling?

The free sensation you get out on the water and the simplicity of the gear.

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

I learned it in a couple sessions. I think that my experience in all the other watersports helped with that.

What is your favorite gear combination and why?

My favourite is the F-one combo! The wing is super light and has a lot of power. The foils are nice and efficient for any sort of session.

What was your favorite wing surfing session?

My favourite sessions are the big downwinders where you can surf the swell.

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

We can improve the foils and the wings in my opinion. Faster, easier and more efficient!

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

Start on a relatively big board and work your way down in size. It's no fun struggling the whole time to get going. Just go out and have fun is the most important thing!

What is your biggest water sport achievement?

Winning the world championships for the 2and time in a row in the olympic class.