Ethan Koopmans

Ethan Koopmans

Age: 22

Country: South Africa

Specialty: Racing, Surf, Foil


Facebook: Ethan Koopmans

Instagram: @ethankoopmans

Current Residence: Maui, HI

Home break or spot: Ho’okipa

Titles or awards: N1SCO Worlds Champion

Currently riding: Maliko,  Hover 135, Hover Comet, Thrust Surf

Other Sponsors: Sunski

Hobbies: Cooking, Diving, Kiting, Big Wave Surfing

Interview

How did you get into SUP?
My mom bought a board for the family and I’ve been hooked ever since.

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

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
Headphones, Extra pair of clothes, and charging cables

Favorite Movie?
Tangled 

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
A$AP Mob – Bachelor
ScHoolboy Q – Studio
John Mayer – New Light
Desmond Cheese – Polyfizzel Dizzel
Pink Floyd – One of These Days

Favorite post session beverage?
Coffee

Favorite post session food?
Something light like a nutritional smoothie 

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
I’m going to Micronesia i’m bringing everything and taking my brother and Georgia. 

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not kiting or SUPing?
Surfing and free diving.

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Moving to Maui and staying positive. 

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
“Don’t cry because it’s over smile because it happened.”

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
Really Rich 

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