Board of Directors
Kristin's name is synonymous with kiteboarding. Having competed in countless competitions since 2002, Kristin holds world championship titles in every discipline in kiteboarding, 9 in total. In 2010 she launched a non-profit female clinic tour called KB4Girls to support female kiteboarders around the world and took and active role in supporting the kiteboarding in the Olympics campaign. Kristin is a driving force behind the KSP World Tour and her vast experience as a professional athlete, event organizer and all-round ambassador of kiteboarding makes her the perfect fit to lead the KSP to success.
With passion and dedication Kristin want's to see the KSP tour bring the discipline of kite surfing to the next level, just like all the other riders.
Even at the young age of 28, Sky is a world tour veteran and one of the most successful competitive American kitesurfers to date. Sky's timeless style and progressive approach in the surf has made him widely regarded and ranked among the world's best kite-surfers.
As a tester, product manager and team rider for North Kiteboarding, Sky spends countless hours in the ocean riding and developing all types of different gear and is a fierce competitor in the surf and on the race course. Sky will no doubt be a top contender on the KSP.
Sky's industry knowledge, competition experience and vision to bring progressive kite-surfing into the professional competitive arena falls perfectly in line with the KSP's mission.
Carola is a passionate and enthusiastic athlete and kitesurfing fan who has watched the sport progress from the very early days. Her hard work and determination to bring competitive kitesurfing into a new realm is a huge asset for the KSP and her experience with numbers will ensure the KSP's treasury will be taken care of well.
Carola has relevant experience with sports clubs founded in Germany and will represent the KSP e.V. i.G. in business and tax questions.
Guilly's lifetime of surfing is evident in his approach to kitesurfing. Flowing turns, critical snaps and one the best back hand re-entires in the business have already earned the eternally stoked Brazilian multiple world championship titles in the surf.
With the launch of the KSP Tour, Guilly will surely aim to rack up a few more titles in the coming years. His focus however lies on bringing the sport to the next level by supporting the KSP in any way possible.
Guilly sits in the Advisory Committee, constantly giving feedback and input to the board of directors to guide the KSP into the best possible direction.
Best known for his exploits in giant hollow surf on his native island home of Sal, Mitu has gained considerable notoriety in recent years as one of the most radical and innovative kitesurfers in the world.
His down to earth demeanor, humble attitude and fearless approach in all types of surf have made him a true kitesurfing icon and an invaluable founding member of the KSP.
Mitu also sits in the Advisory Committee, constantly giving feedback and input to the board of directors to guide the KSP into the best possible direction.
On top of that Mitu strongly supports the young and upcoming riders on Cabo Verde and is a devoted ambassador for the sport and the beliefs of the KSP tour.
Christian studied visual communication and has a small visual communication business in Germany. Christian's work-area, knowledge and experience in the field of media production and management as well as event organization is broad and in the kiteboarding world he is probably best known for his media work for the world cup on Fuerteventura.
As a passionate waterman himself Christian takes any opportunity he can get to get out and ride whatever board he can find.
Christian is the KSP media director, ensuring a substantial media reach and professional promotion of the tour.
Nicole has traveled around the world and from competition to competition. Even though not competing herself it has been a way for her to gather a lot of experience and impression from an outside view that is very valuable in a team of otherwise strongly competition influenced members.
In her off-time Nicole loves to get out on the water herself and while she only rides in small surf for now her work with the KSP might just give her the motivation to push not only kite surfing but also her own kite skills to the next level and explore bigger waves in the future too.
Nicole also sits in the Advisory Committee, constantly giving feedback and input to the board of directors to steer the KSP into the best possible direction.