Leo Verrecchia

Leo Verrecchia

Age: 17

Country: Australia

Specialty: Freestyle

Facebook: Leo Verrecchia

Instagram: @leo_verrecchia

Birthday: September 2, 2002 (day, month, year)

Current Residence:  Clontarf, QLD

Home spot or break: Queens Beach Scarborough, QLD

Titles or awards: 3rd place in juniors under 18 – Australian freestyle kiteboarding nationals, 2nd place in juniors under 18 – Queensland freestyle kiteboarding titles

Currently riding: Naish Torch, Naish Dub

Other Sponsors: Briskites

Hobbies: Painting/drawing


How did you get into Kiting?
My dad started kiting and it looked like a lot of fun so I asked if he could teach me.

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
The wind.

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
Camera, cash, phone, snacks and a water bottle

Favorite Movie?
Most comedy movies, like Step Brothers, and Grownups

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
Coldplay – paradise
sky full of stars
adventure of a lifetime Avicii – wake me up, the nights

Favorite post session beverage?
Protein shake or water

Favorite post session food?
Dinner because I come home late nearly every session.

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
I would go to Hawaii or travel around Europe visiting world class kiting spots. I would probably take my family with me.

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not kiting?
Relaxing at home playing the PlayStation or watching YouTube videos.

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Placing at my first Australian kiteboarding nationals.

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
Never give up.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
Ability to fly or super strength

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