South African Craig Gertenbach is the brand manager for Fanatic and has forged a career in windsurfing by starting as a top PWA pro, then moving into R&D, working with some of the world’s best designers before finally moving into management. He is respected in the sport for a no-nonsense approach and being able to sail at a high level while balancing family life and a hectic work schedule at one of the windsurfing industry’s top companies. Finn Mullen sits down with Craig to discuss windsurfing, life and the future of our sport.
Words Finn Mullen // Photos John Carter, Klaas Voget, Craig Gertenbach, Maleeen Hoekstra, Sofie Louca/Fish Bowl Diarie
This Feature from our May issue 2017.