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Ryan Hooker

Ryan Hooker

Ryan Hooker

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The stoke master himself! Ryan started working back in the day as an instructor and has not looked back since. He will pump you up and push you to get the best session of your life. Although he doesn't ride all the time he is always super stoked when he does. The dude fishes like crazy in his free time.

Riding Stats:

Weight - 185 lbs

Riding style - I got no style

Dream Quiver

  • Kite: 10/7m² Roam Aluula
  • Boards: Hover 97, Jaime 136, Appleslice wingboards
  • Wing: 5/4m² Mantis 
  • Foils: Axis 860, Axis 1050
  • Efoil: Waydoo Patroller

Who is Ryan?

  • Favorite spot to ride - Grand Haven
  • When Did You Start Working at the Shop? 2014 
  • Winging or Kiting? Both 
  • Coffee or Energy Drink? Neither
  • Big Air or Big Trick? Air
  • Order Picker or Forklift? Order Picker
  • Waves or Slick? Waves
  • Worst foil fall? I never fall
  • GoJoe or Retractable Leash? Gojoe
  • Phone or Livechat? Phone
  • Warm n' Crowded or Cold n' Secluded? Warm n crowded
  • College or drafted straight out of Highschool/Start of College? Grand Valley State University 
  • Favorite Warehouse Memory? None.
  • Work Transport: Onewheel pint or XR? Pint
  • Carbon or Aluminum? Either
  • Rope Slider or Hook? Rope
  • Goofy or Regular? Reg
  • Any "Kitemares"? Bar got tangled around the center lines after crashing in gusty side off conditions. After getting teabaged for awhile and unable to fix I pulled the safety which sent the kite into a death spiral. Not much fun in overpowered conditions.
  • Fold or Scrunge Your Kite? Depends on the day 
  • Anything Else the World Should Know About Ryan? Nope!

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