I studied mechanical engineering, but I’ve always been more interested in working with my hands and the outdoors. Therefore, I ended up doing various jobs that also allowed me to live in different countries:
I worked on catamarans in Greece, dolphin boats in Portugal and running surf-related workshops in Norway. I worked a few years on building sites and as a surfing instructor in Portugal.
However, I was always shaping a few boards here and there, but never really thought about doing it full time.
Only when I lived in Australia for a year and worked for OKE Surfboards run by an amazing family, I realised I could turn my passion into a business.