It was nice to catch Svein Rasmussen at the boot show in Dusseldorf. We chatted about Olympic inclusion for SUP and Wing Foiling and how this is crucial for the growth of the sport. Svein was particularly enthusiastic about the new X-15 One Design Wing Foil Class.
Svein Rasmussen is the founder of Starboard, a leading brand in windsurfing, paddleboarding, and watersports equipment. With a passion for water sports since his youth, Rasmussen started Starboard in 1994 in Thailand, where he was drawn to the country’s abundant waters and ideal conditions for water sports. Under his leadership, Starboard has become renowned for its innovation and commitment to sustainability, pioneering eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes in the industry. Rasmussen’s vision and dedication have propelled Starboard to international success, earning the brand a reputation for quality, performance, and environmental responsibility.