Name: Serkan Erkek
Facebook: Serkan Erkek
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
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?
What’s in your backpack when traveling?
Gopro, laptop, cell phone, headphone, Tshirt, Deodorant, Sunglass, Money, Driving License, Passport.
Top five songs on your latest Playlist?
Metallica – Orion,
Black sabbath – End of the beginning,
City of the sun – Intro (The xx cover)
King Gizzard the lizard Wizard – Sleep Drifter
Monolith – Holograms
Favorite post session beverage?
Favorite post session food?
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?
What in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
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?