12 Apr Erik Volpe
NAME: Erik Volpe
HOMETOWN: Corato, Italy
FIRST RIDE: 9 years old
AGE: 24 (19/09/1991)
LITTLE STUFF ABOUT YOU: Im the only guy in a family of 5 women, My favorite food is grilled meat …
I discovered kite thanks to my dad and once i started all i could think about was going in the water and feeling that sensation of flying.
WHAT MOTIVATES YOU IN LIFE?
Personal drive to achieve. For example, everything you do in kiting belongs to you, every trick, jump, loop, trip, it’s all yours. So everytime you achieve something new its a personal victory. This sport gives you an infinite amount of those.
WHAT DRIVES YOUR PASSION?
Purpose. I still have goals i want to achieve as a kitesurfer and as a person that keep me going everyday and make me push my limits in this sport.
FAVORITE LOCATION AND WHY?
Adicora, Venezuela. The wind is on every single day, it has great conditions and the locals are more than happy to welcome you in their town.
FAVORITE RIDER AND WHY?
Aaron Hadlow, because he has great technique and a very unique style when it comes to doing tricks.