Sam Bittner

RIDER PROFILE

Nickname: Sam

DOB:  December 20, 1984

Hometown: Haiku – Maui, Hawaii

Homespot: Kuau and Ho’okipa

Sponsors: Naish, Dakine, Makani Fins

Website: www.americanwindsurfingtour.com

Favorite Naish Gear:  Wave 74L & Chopper (M)

WS goals for 2014:  Compete in 9 events: Defi Wind, Wales and Ireland BWA contests, Santa Cruz, Pistol River, San Carlos, Pacasmayo, Hatteras, and the Maui Makani Classic

Interview

When did you start riding?
In a class at Western Washington University when I was 22.

Favorite song right now:
“Summer Vibe” by Walk Off the Earth

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
Wish this was not true…but check my email.

My philosophy of life is….
Stay positive and positive things will come to you.

The most important person in your life is:
My Mom!

Last time you were scared sh*tless…
Taking a kiteboarding lesson.

When are you happiest?
Any time on Maui in the sun and windsurfing!

When was the last time you were stoked out of your mind?
Completing the AWT with the Maui Makani Classic!

After an epic session, what do you normally do to celebrate?
Beers on the hill at Ho’okipa!

What are you craving at this very moment?
Chocolate! 🙂

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