Paula Rosales

Paula Rosales

Age: 33

Country: Philippines

Specialty: Freeride

Home spot or break: Philippine Islands

Other Sponsors:  Oahu Gear Co. / VMV Hypoallergenic’s / David Salon / Ride Engine Wetsuits / Bianca Bikinis

Hobbies: Surfing, Wakeboarding, Tennis , Photography , Traveling


How did you get into Kiting?
I was a professional wakeboarder before kiteboarding, and was also working as the Brand Architect / Director of a board sports conglomerate in Asia and was given a kite to learn as they said, “it’s the next big thing and i should get on it.”

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
Coconut Oil

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
VMV Armada Sports Sunscreen

Favorite Movie?

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
1. Moloko – Forever More
2. Sade – Hang on to your love
3. Black Coffee – Turn me on
4. Erykah Badu – Next Lifetime
5. Bob Moses – Tearing me up!

Favorite post session beverage?

Favorite post session food?
Poke or Ice Cream

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
Dream trip is a kite destination in the middle of nowhere with perfect flat water lagoon and a nice steady left around 5-6 ft. with warm waters. Aboard a catamaran with the Naish team!

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not kiting?
Traveling, experiencing new things, and exploring nature.

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Starting up the first world class kite park in Asia.

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
Strive for excellence even if mediocrity is required.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
Control time.

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