Paul Serin 23
Nationality : French
Currently living in : Montpellier, France
Date of birth : 17 September 1993
Discipline : Freestyle/ Big Air
Favorite spot : Deprano, Greece
Favorite move : Double Heart Attack
Inspirations : Lindsey Vohn and John john florence
Major accomplishements

3x French Freestyle Champion
6th on the world tour in 2016

Take the risk or loose the chance

One sentence about the products that you are using
In freestyle, we have a special need and it’s sometimes hard to find a brand capable to follow those needs. I’m so stoked F-one developed a freestyle kite (WTF) for us, we’ve been working hard by putting all we were looking for on it. And it came up to be the best freestyle kite I’ve ever ridden. I don’t have any excuse now, I have to Win The Freestyle.

How did you get into kiteboarding?
In the early days of kiteboarding my dad taught me how to ride. I knew how to fly a kite on the beach, but I was too light to go on the water. At the age of 10 I did my fisrt ride and after that I was hooked and I had only one thing in my mind : “When the next session gonna be”.

What do you do before getting in the water?
First I warm up, freestyle is a pretty painful discipline for your body so a good warm up is essential if you want to last long.

Tell us about your best kiting memory
I’ve been traveling a lot of, so I have quite some good memories but what’s really important is to always be with someone to share the session or the moment with. Otherwise, it doesn’t taste the same that’s for sure.
From the sunset kite sessions in Brazil, or the sunrise surf sessions in Sri lanka or even the SUP session with the wales in Canada, my head is full but there is still plenty of space for more.

Your worst wipeout?
I had a pretty bad crash while training, I got knockout and unconscious in the water but thanks to my friend they pull me out of the water and after a few minutes I was back to reality. Well I had a knee injury too but I didn’t even crash I actually land the trick so doesn’t count as a wipeout…

Who you would like to say thank you to?
First I would like to thanks my parents for always believing in me, and we all know it’s way easier to support a kid who wants to study than a kid who wants to live from his passion and travel the world on his own. I’ll always be grateful for this and for the life my parents let me choose. And then I would like to thanks the whole F-ONE crew at the office for putting some hard work on a daily basis and to make our life so much easier as a rider.

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