6x Canadian National Champ, 2014 AWSI Kiteboarder of the year, 1st place in the KTA and invited to several prestigious international events such as the Red Bull King of the Air, Sam is one of the world’s top kiteboarders.
Birth date: June 5, 1990
Other sponsors: Best Kiteboarding, Woo Sports, The Escape Movement, Dakine
Years riding: 17
Discipline: Freestyle, Big Air, Park
Favorite tricks: Blind Judge 5, dumb dumb
Home spot: Sauble Beach Canada
Favorite spots: Squamish, Taiba, Hatteras
Best Results: 6x Canadian National Champion
What inspires you the most?
Watching top level athletes in other sports pushing their boundaries. Every sports feeds off one another. Kiteboarding is no different, we get motivation and ideas from all the board sports.
5 things you can’t live without: coffee, sunshine, the ocean, music, and the occasional crisp cold beer
What other interests do you have? wakeboarding, snowboarding, surfing
What was your childhood dream? To become a professional kiteboarder. I’m very fortunate to be currently “living my dream”