Name: Kai Ziggy Potter
Home spot: Encinitas, California
Favorite spot: La Ventana, Baja California
When did you start wingfoiling? I started wingfoiling in the middle of 2021.
Let’s talk about your water sports background. Which water sports were you involved prior to wingfoiling?
I started flying kiteboarding kites at 2 years old. I’ve been kiteboarding for 3 years. I started wakeboarding 3 years ago and have been riding at cable parks for 5 years. I’ve been foiling behind a boat for the last 3 years and have been surfing for the last 6 years.
What are your favorite wind conditions? 20-25 knots
Favorite size wing to fly: 2.8m Strike
Go to foil and board combination, what do you ride on a typical day and why?
On a typical day, I like the Escape 530, 85cm carbon mast, and a 32L Rocket Surf.
Do you have an idol you look up to in the wind sports industry?
Chris McDonald and Titouan Galea are very inspiring to me.
Favorite post wing meal: Bean & cheese burrito
Is there a location you dream of wingfoiling one day? Tarifa, Spain
Who’s your favorite person to follow on Instagram? Titouan Galea (@titouan_galea)
Be sure to keep up with Kai on all of his adventures by following him on Instagram at: @kai_ziggy_potter