Naish Welcomes Ross-Dillon Player
Naish International proudly welcomes Ross-Dillon Player to the team.
Hailing from Cape Town, Ross is one of kiteboardingâs biggest up and comers and is quickly making a name for himself as a threat to any big air contest as recent winner of the Red Bull Megaloop Challenge and always a contender at the Red Bull King of the Air. Ross is much more than just a big air specialist and can do it all from freestyle to waveriding, which aligns perfectly with Naish.
Making the announcement official, Robby Naish invited Ross out to Maui to see what the brand was all about starting with an airport pickup to be remembered and going straight to the beach for Rossâs first session in the warm waters of Hawaii.
âRoss is talented, motivated, young, and has a good head on his shoulders.Â Iâm stoked to welcome him to the team!Â He brings an approach to his riding that comes from years of ripping in the strong winds of Cape Townâ¦ full speed, powerful and confident in conditions where others start to show their fear.â said Robby. âHe absolutely kills it when itâs windy!â
Ross is stoked to come back to the brand where he initially started as a team rider for Naish South Africa. âIt feels amazing to join Naish International as Iâve dreamt of riding for this team ever since I started kiting,â said Ross. âMy trip to Maui was insane! The Naish team were amazing and by far the friendliest, most helpful team Iâve ever met.â
Ross will be riding a variety of Naish products, but his favourite combo so far has been the Pivot 9m with 20m lines and the Motion 142.
Expect to see more from Ross in the upcoming months as he trains to compete with Naish teammatesÂ Kevin LangereeÂ andÂ Stuart DowneyÂ at the 2020 Red Bull King of the Air.
Welcome to the Naish team!