Eric Groenewoud is based in Cape Town South Africa with his own label www.catapultkiteboarding.com. Eric previously accumulated 10 years as a professional windsurfer before switching to kite-surfing in 1999, culminating in his participation in the 2003 mens open kiting final and in the 2006 Australian NSW national flatwater title.
Birth Date: 24-03-1968
Place of Birth: Leiden, Holland
Are you a family men: Yes
Sponsors: Catapult, 4WFS, Coreban
Favourite Food: Lisa’s Pasta
Best Kitesurf Spot: Kamers (Cape Town)
Where do you kitesurf the most each day: Dolphin Beach
Best Kitesurfing Comp: Lennox Kite Classic
Pet Hate: Traffic
Ambitions / Aspirations: Have fun in the 2nd half of my life and make my kids are having a great time as long as possible before the real ratrace begins for them. Keep on enjoying the water as long as possible.
Hobbies: Surf, Kite, SUP, Skate, Golf, Music
Clubs: SW, PW, 3-4-5-6-7-8-9-W5-W3-W1
Most memorable moment: Finishing the roof of Africa
Top Contest Result: 2nd Lennox Head Longboard Classic 2008 (40+) 2 nd Lennox head kite classic 2007, 8th overall PWA windsurfing world tour 1988, WP Enduro motoX champion and a whole bunch inbetween worth mentioning but not doing it.