Specialty: Strapless Freestyle
Facebook: Gustavo Arrojo
Birthday: March 23, 1992
Current Residence: Tarifa
Home spot or break: Balneario, Tarifa
Titles or awards: Spanish Champion 2017
Currently riding: Pivot & Skater 5´2″
Hobbies: Surfing, Windsurfing and Cycling
How did you get into Kiting? When I was a kid, my father was a windsurfer and he teached me. First with windsurf and some years later I learned to kitesurfing and since this moment this sport became the center of my daily life.
What’s the one thing you can’t live without? Faraway from sea
What’s in your backpack when traveling? Laptop, Airpods and Go Pro
Favorite Movie? “Point break”, this is my favorite film since I was 10 years old
Top five songs on your latest playlist?
One of my favourite groups are ‘’The Black Keys’’ and ‘’The Cooks’’, in English, but usually I hear Spanish Music.
Favorite post session beverage? In Summer fresh smoothie, in winter hot coffee
Favorite post session food? Italian Pasta
You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with? My dream trip is going to Hawaii, because of the environment, waves, wind, biking… There you have all the perfect conditions for all sports. Since I was a really young I saw films and videos from there, I thought that one day will be there for do them. I want that my girlfriends comes with me because we share the love for all the sports to practice together.
Favorite thing to do when not you’re not kiting, SUPing or windsurfing?
Cycling is my another love. Now I have my own company, ‘’Ebike Spain’’, and I work in it with dedication.
What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
For me, it is really satisfying and makes me happy that every day I am able to dedicate myself professionally to my greatest passion.
What’s your favorite quote or saying?
‘’Living without thinking is like shooting without aiming’’, I don’t know if the translate is good, but this is the idea of the quote J
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
It has always caught my attention ‘’to fly’’: the physical forces and the aerodynamic which make a plane to fly, the movement in a paragliding, the maneuver with a kite… For that, if a had a superpower, I would choose to fly like a bird.