Rider Profile: Sebastian Balland
Sebastian has been in the wakesurfing game for quite a while. You can find him on his home lake, Lake Leman ( Lake Geneva, Switzerland). Sebastian has influenced and taught many surfers around the world. His go big style of riding and always a fun to watch.
Age: 28 Years Old
Hometown: JUVIGNY. Small village between Chamonix and Geneva (Swiss)
Sponsors: Mastercraft Swiss and Phase 5
What Boards are you riding? This year I am riding the Phantom 53 and Matrix 53
Why wakesurfing? After I dislocated my shoulder in wakeboarding I needed a sport without the rope. So I moved to wakesurfing and I fell in love with the sport and the community
Most prized possession? My wife and my baby boy 😃
If you are not wakesurfing? I am driving the boat and teaching wakesurfing in my school, Fitwake.
How do you stay healthy? I try to eat less meat and more vegan products. More easy when you are not a meat lover like me 🤣
What do you do in your off season? I love skiing. So during the winter season I go up in the mountains for some slopes and freeride. Also I travel. It is so cool to discover parts of the worlds.
Advice for new surfers? Never forget to have fun. Try different models to find the one that you will love.