Kitesurfer Annabel Van Westerop

Bazingaa ! Meet the 22 year old , Annabel Van Westerop, who is becoming one of the most promising kitesurfers in Freestyle and Big Air. Discover her story and her incredible shots where she seems to fly in total serenity.

From the Netherlands to the West Indies

After growing up in the Netherlands and when she was eleven years old, her parents decided to move to the beautfiful island of Aruba… lucky her! During the first few years, she was totally into Paso Fino horseback riding. She even went to the world championships in Colombia and returned with a silver medal.

From Paso Fino to Kitesurfing

Not much later, at 15 years old, she got to know kiteboarding and was immediately hooked. After four years of practicing the sport, she finished high school and immediately started her career as a professional kiteboarder.

At the moment?

She is “living a dream“, travelling all over the world competing in the Kite World Tour of freestyle (PKRA) and visiting as many events as possible. We are looking forward to another great season for her!

Photo session on her favorite spot : Aruba 

Discover the photo shoot of Tony Filson, held in Aruba near the Fisherman’s Huts. You will notice the particular approach that focuses particularly on the emotion of the rider:



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