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Greg
Beneteau

Greg is always bursting with energy. Invariably enthusiastic about kitesurfing and wing foiling, he can always be found riding or planning for his next session, on the lookout for big waves. 

A long-time ambassador for F-ONE and MANERA, he loves sharing his passion with anyone he meets on the water or during events, but most importantly with his daughters and his friends.

 

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Nationality FRENCH Age
HOMESPOT
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, France
FAVORITE TRICK
I don’t really have one. I become obsessed with the last trick I’ll land, and then I’ll move on to the next one
DREAM TRICK
Frontloop Shove-it
3 REASONS TO GO RIDING
First, time spent in the water is irreplaceable. Then to be with your friends and have a good time. Finally, because I love everything related to surf boards near or far. I love the object and I love using it
BIGGEST INSPIRATION
The words from the chorus of a song by Morcheeba: "Stop chasing shadows, just enjoy the ride.”
FAVORITE MEAL
A grilled fish with a cold beer on a beach!
“ For me, kitesurfing is magical, especially to play in the waves! ”

Greg Interview

Can you tell us a bit more about your passion for kitesurfing and wing foiling?

For me, kitesurfing is magical, especially to play in the waves! But a foil or a twin tip are also great for riding and enjoying the wind. I do prefer the big, fall sessions in strong winds. The adrenaline, the ability to manage it all, and the jumps make these sessions unforgettable. As soon as you get out of the water, you dream of the next one.

 

You just won the lottery, what would you do first? 

I travel with my daughters to show them the most beautiful spots on the planet.

 

Next destination?

Maybe a road trip to Brittany. But wing foiling is changing the game… So maybe Brazil? Hawaii? Or Cape Town. There is no better place to get great conditions!

“ I do prefer the big, fall sessions in strong winds. ”

Greg Interview

What’s the most amazing thing you’ve experienced?

A session at Platboom in South Africa. There were only two of us in the water, and frightening conditions, it was really strong!

 

What are you doing during a day without wind or waves?

Crossfit as much as possible, but I also like photography. I’m always planning the next session as well because we are lucky to have very few days without winds. I’m always spending time on the water!

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