Ralph Boelen - GKA Kite-Surf World Tour


Ralph Boelen has been a regular on the GKA Kite-Surf World Tour since it began. He’s been a staple of the top ten during that time and he’s able to apply his athletic riding style to strapless freestyle and wave-focused events. In 2018, he made the move from long-time sponsor North Kiteboarding to RRD International and this year’s he’s going to be gunning hard for some podium finishes at upcoming events.

RRD International
Home spot:
Years riding:
Years competing:
Best results:
5th place overall 2016 GKA Kite-Surf World Tour
Specialist discipline:
Wave riding
Favourite spot:
One Eye in Mauritius and Silver Sands in Barbados
Favourite trick:
Double front roll
Favourite thing about competing on tour?:
The atmosphere is friendly and there's a high professional level at every event
Favourite competitors to ride against and watch:
All the riders are showing an amazing level so I want to compete with everyone and I really enjoy watching all the riders
2018 goals:
The podium of course!
How do you train?:
The gym is my second home and I like a game of ice hockey for cardio!