Serkan Erkek

Serkan Erkek

Age: 23

Country: Turkey

Specialty: Freestyle


Name: Serkan Erkek

Facebook: Serkan Erkek 

Instgram: @serkanerkek

Websiteserkanerkek.com

Current Residence: Turkey

Home spot or break: Alaçatı and Urla

Titles or awards:

2015 Bozcaada Mercedes Benz Freestyle Open 3rd

2015 Bozcaada Maksimum Freestlye Open 2nd

2016 İstanbul Kitefestival Freestyle Open 1st

2018 Frestyle Kiteboarding League 1st (Uçurtma Sörfü Ligi)

2018 World Kiteboarding Championship (wild card)

2017 Turkish Kiteboarding Jam Freestyle Open 2nd

2017 Turkish Kiteboarding Jam Big Air Open 1st

Currently riding: Naish Torch and Monarch

Other Sponsors: Urla Kite Camp

Hobbies: Skate, Van Life, Music, Motocross

Interview

How did you get into Kiting?

I was born in Alaçatı and Alaçatı is centre of the windsurfers. When I was 10, I started the windsurfing. And when I was 13, I met Kiteboarding. That was the beginning.

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

Music

What’s in your backpack when traveling?

Gopro, laptop, cell phone, headphone, Tshirt, Deodorant, Sunglass, Money, Driving License, Passport.

Favorite Movie?

Shawshank Redemption

Top five songs on your latest Playlist?

Metallica – Orion,

Black sabbath – End of the beginning,

Black sabbath-Megalomania,

City of the sun – Intro (The xx cover)

King Gizzard the lizard Wizard – Sleep Drifter

Monolith – Holograms

Favorite post session beverage?

Red Bull

Favorite post session food?

Chicken salad

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?

Los Roques with my girlfriend.

Favorite thing to do when you’re not kiting?

Wakeboard

What in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?

Survive

What’s your favorite quote or saying?

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Stop time.

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