Nicholas Slijk

Nicholas Slijk

Age: 24

Country: Italy

Specialty: Freestyle, Slalom, Wave

Facebook: Nicholas Slijk

Instagram: @nikslijk

Current Residence: Torbole, Lake Garda, Italy

Home spot or break: Torbole

Currently Riding: Force 4, Lift, Mad Dog, Hover 122 + Thrust Windsurf

Other Sponsors: Shaka surf shop

Hobbies: cycling and photography


How did you get into Windsurfing?
Since I was little my dad was running a windsurfing school here in Garda so, i’ve been surrounded by windsurfers my whole life. It was inevitable, that I would love it.

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
My lake

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
My Camera, a good book and board shorts

Favorite Movie?
Pulp Fiction

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
Don’t look back in anger – Oasis
Talk is cheap – Chet Faker
Makeba – Jain
Alright – Jamiroquai
Got to give it up – Marvin Gaye

Favorite post session beverage?
Cold Beer

Favorite post session food?

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
Probably the Mentawais on a boat with a bunch of friends!

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not kiting, SUPing or windsurfing?
Road cycling

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Top 10 at the one hour classic. An iconic slalom competition here in Lake Garda

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
“Good karma is good life”

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
To fly. 

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