Ryan Oliver

Ryan Oliver

Age: 45

Country: USA

Specialty: Racing

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Current Residence: Toms River, New Jersey

Home spot or break: Casino Pier

Currently Riding: Maliko 14’0″ x24

Other Sponsors: O’Neill

Hobbies: Surfing, paddling, gym a bit in the winter


How did you get into Kiting, SUP or Windsurfing?
My buddy Gary Clayton got me into paddling. I started on an 11′ surf SUP and went on a few paddles with him and felt quickly what a good workout it was….pretty hooked right off the bat.

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

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
Fins and surf wax

Favorite Movie?
Tough one, but I’m going to go with How to Train Your Dragon….mostly because it is the first movie that I ever took my girls to together. Just the three of us, we had a lot of fun.

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
Right now, its pretty much Rebelution 24/7

Favorite post session beverage?
Beers are pretty good after a super fun evening session

Favorite post session food?
Pitaya bowls kind of always hit the spot

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
I’ve done it a bunch but I always have fun at Tropico Latino in Costa Rica. Definitely, my family is with!!

Favorite thing to do when you’re not SUPing?
Surf, paddle or gym is pretty much how I roll

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Raising 2 great girls with my wife Parrot.

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
Let’s do this!!

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
It would be pretty cool to be indestructible…like just throwing yourself over the falls at Teahupo’o just for fun.

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