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KKC Committee Members:

KKC Beach Representatives

Heading around the coast in a clockwise sense:

We are a BKSA affiliated kite surfing club


Matt Taylor – Chairman

Home spot- The Bluff
Main style- Big Air
Kite brands- Duotone Rebel
Fave conditions– 40kts Plus
Drives- Hilux
Occupation- Chartered Surveyor
Contact Details- chairman@kernowkitesurfclub.co.uk


Neil Harper – Vice Chairman

Home spot- Gwithian
Main style- Surfboard
Kite brands- Duotone
Fave conditions– 25kts Cross / Cross off with a 12s. plus swell please.
Drives- Vito Van
Occupation- Web Developer & BKSA Senior Kitesurf Instructor
Sponsors- Kitesurfkit, Duotone
Kitesurfing goals- Hit the lip of a 15footer as hard as I can hit a 5footer (not likely but we can dream :-)
Contact Details- neil@kite.coach


Lawrence Smith – Treasurer & Child Safety Officer

Home spot– Marazion
Main style- Having fun.
Kite brand- Ocean Rodeo
Fave conditions- Marazion ….. sunny day ….. out with mates …. decent swell and 8m weather.
Drives- VW Transporter
Occupation- Run Ocean High Kiteboarding, Kitesurf Instructor and Public Aquarium Designer.
Sponsors- none
Kitesurfing goals- Aspiring to Lee, Will and Denzil’s moves on waves but being realistic and settling for not catching an edge.
Contact Details- lawrence@oceanhigh.co.uk Tel: 01736719596


SimonCrabbSimon Crabb – Club Secretary

Home spot- Crantock
Main style- Waves
Kite brands- North Rebel kites and Slingshot wave boards
Fave conditions– Cross shore to cross off.
Drives- White camper van.
Occupation- Engineer
Sponsors- none
Kitesurfing goals- Kite until you’re too tired to kite anymore, until later or tomorrow.
Contact Details- secretary@kernowkitesurfclub.co.uk


Nic Costa – Beach Safety Officer

Home spot- Gwithian, Bluff, Marazion
Main style- Twintip and occasional surf
Kite brands- Duotone
Fave conditions– Strong wind + kickers + waves
Occupation- Digital Marketing and design
Contact Details- beachreps@kernowkitesurfclub.co.uk


Craig SmithCraig Smith – Events Officer

Home spot- Watergate
Main style- Twin tip
Kite brands- Flexifoil
Sponsors- inkydeep, Flexifoil & Koncept gym newquay
Fave conditions– windy with kickers
Drives- himself into the sea
Occupation- Labourer
Kitesurfing goals- Carry on enjoying it
Contact Details- c.asmith@sky.com


Beach Representatives:

Listed in location order of heading around the Cornwall coast in a clockwise direction.

Par and St Austell area: Mark Randles

Home spot- Par
Main style- 
Kite brands-
Fave conditions– 
Occupation- 
Kitesurfing goals-


Marazion: Angus Tobey

Home spot- Marazion
Main style- Walking back upwind
Kite brands- Airush
Fave conditions– When it’s Hot, Windy and Sunny at the same time.
Occupation- Proud owner of The Hoxton Special.
Contact Details- info@thehoxtonspecial.com, Tel 07572432402, https://thehoxtonspecial.com

 


Gwithian: Mark Pickup

Home spot- Gwithian Bluff Marazion
Main style- Freestyle / Big air
Fave conditions– High Wind / Storm Riding
Occupation- IT Manager

 


Bluff & Gwithian: Lee Foster

Home spot- Bluff
Main style- Big Air
Fave conditions– Flat Water
Occupation- Plumber

 


Bluff & Gwitian: Kim Peters

Home spot- Bluff
Main style- Freestyle
Fave conditions– Flat Water
Occupation- Veterinary Surgeon

 


Perranporth: Rory at Fistral on a Duotone Neo and a Slingshot boardRory Jenkins

Home spot- Perranporth
Main style- Slowly, getting the hang of waves and a hydrofoil
Kite brands- Duotone kites & a mix of board brands
Fave conditions– Cross on to cross off with enough wind for a small kite.
Drives- Black VW van.
Occupation- Web sites
Sponsors- none
Kitesurfing goals- Keep on enjoying it.
Contact Details- rory@kernowkitesurfclub.co.uk Tel- 07767 267 413


Craig SmithWatergate: Craig Smith

Home spot- Watergate
Main style- Twin tip
Kite brands- Flexifoil
Sponsors- inkydeep, Flexifoil & Koncept gym newquay
Fave conditions– windy with kickers
Drives- himself into the sea
Occupation- Labourer
Kitesurfing goals- Carry on enjoying it
Contact Details- c.asmith@sky.com

 



Daymer & Hawkers area: Mike Perry

Home spot- Daymer & Hawkers
Main style-  Wave board
Kite brands-
Fave conditions–
Drives-
Occupation-
Contact Details- mikejactravel@hotmail.com