Hen Durbin


Q) What kitesurf and sports qualifications do you hold?

A) I hold the BKSA L1 Instructors qualification (only a few hours off being able to take the Senior Instructor course!), I also help coach the new recruits in my Roller Derby team in Eastbourne.

Q) How long you have been teaching for?

A) I ‘ve been teaching for a year and a half

Q) Where you have taught?

A) I haven’t taught anywhere exotic – only Camber & Lancing!

Q) What kit do you ride?

A) I ride 2012 Ocean Rodeo kites, 7m Rise, 4/10m Razors & 2013 CrazyFly Shox TT in the UK and in Spain I keep my old 2010 10/6m Liquid Force Envy’s and antique Shinn Pro

Q) Favourite spot in the world?

A) I love kitesurfing in California, Wadell Beach is amazing, and Oliva in Spain near where my brother lives but nothing beats my home spot in Pevensey Bay.

Q) Why do you like teaching?

A) I love teaching people to kite surf. In 2011 I finally got around to doing my BKSA Instructors course and I can honestly say it is the best thing I ever did. I love introducing new people to kitesurfing and have met some fantastic people from around the world.