Name: Julien Taboulet
Hometown: Leucate, France
Known for: High wind aerials
Favorite maneuver: Late big aerial
What piece of advice has stuck with you from when you first learned to windsurf? Just pull at max on your boom to get the maximum speed!
Most unusual place you’ve ever been: Inside a small South African city near Capetown. We were at the house of a local friend…the hospitality was unbelievable!
Song guaranteed to pump you up before a session: No one is innocent (French rock band)
Red Bull or coffee? Coffee
Most surreal (ie. heart-poundingly scary and/or insanely awesome) session: My last session at Jaws in March of 2011. I took three waves so crazy, so glassy to make big turns!
Worst place to take a first date: For a first date, any place is nice…
Favorite thing to do after windsurfing: Drink a beer.
If you could pass one thing on to the next generation of windsurfers, what would it be? The style
So, what’s your goal for 2012? Riding even bigger waves!