Founders Kite Club was initiated by a bunch of entrepreneurs and founded by Sebastian Heitmann (CEO BEST Kiteboarding), Christoph Jost (German Internet-Entrepreneur) and Florian Wilken (German Internet-Entrepreneur) in February 2013. In 2017 Alex Hegeler joined the team and is now in charge of the operational business.

Inititiators

Sebastian
Sebastian

Sebastian has been kiting since 2000 but despite the years of practice he never made it to a professional level.

Still desiring to make a difference in the sport he joined Best Kiteboarding in 2003 and today is the CEO.

Alex
Alex

Alex, is an experienced marketing and event management expert.

After 5 years in Cape Town, Alex spent his recent years as project manager for a Hamburg based agency, working with some of the biggest windsurfing and kitesurfing events around the world. Alex will be an asset in professionalizing FKC and making our events even more successful and engaging.

Liraz
Liraz

Dr. Liraz Lasry from Tel Aviv is an experienced brand specialist, who will help FKC define its values and build a strong brand.

With over 14 years of experience in personal growth, and a vast experience in advising, teaching and guiding entrepreneurs and investors to personal and business growth, Liraz will be an asset in content curation and event facilitation.

Florian
Florian

Flo's element is water. While circumnavigating the world as cofounder of the wildlifesail.org project, he found his true passion in kitesurfing.

Since 1997 he has been building startups andenjoys sharing what he has learned and supporting other entrepreneurs.

Andreas
Andreas

Andreas Bonnier from Sweden will complete the board of the FKC with great experience with starting and growing companies in international environments.

His strong background with providing guidance for management teams, and structuring growth will be a strong asset in our newly found board.