About us

 Welcome to Byron Bay Kitesurfing! One of Australia's longest running kitesurfing schools established in 2000. Prior to becoming a kitesurfing school we were known as Wind'n'Water Action Sports which was founded in Lennox Head NSW by Jason Golding in 1994.

All of our kitesurfing instructors are fully accredited IKO and KA trained with a broad base of knowlege in wind and water sports. After 17 years of recieving feedback from our students we believe that the course structures and teaching methods to be second to none!

"Meet the team" 

Jason Golding - Founder / instructor IKO qualified

 

In 2000 Jason introduced kitesurfing lessons to the already established windsurfing school

  • Obtained IKO qualification in 2003  (ID 270)
  • KA qualified
  • Boat License
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Senior first aid certificate
  • Jason has taught over 5000 students in 17 years
  • Competed in NSW state and National wave titles - Best result in 2006 equal first place
  • Kitesurfing experience - West Australia - Fiji - Hawaii - USA - Cook Isalands - Vanuatu- Mauritius

WINDSURFING Experience

  • Jason started windsurfing in 1981
  • Instructor for local Sailboard centre at the age of 17
  • RYA instructors certification and Level 4 windsurfing assesment
  • Started WindnWater Action sports windsurfing school in 1994
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Competed in wave events and Slalom
  • Windsurfing experience - West Australia - Fiji - Hawaii - USA

OTHER SKILLS

  • Surfing Instructor
  • SUP coach
  • Wakeboarding coach
  • Hydro Foil coach
  • Boat license and extensive experience instructing kitesurfing via boat support
  • Senior first aid certificate

 

Ika Grujicic - Instructor and IKO examiner

 

Examiner and Instructor of kiteboarding, Passionate watersports man, Surfing, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Sailing and Scuba Diving. Junior sailing champion of Yugoslavia in Laser and Finn class 1993-1996. Lived abroad from year 2000. Fluent in English, Spanish and basic German language. Worked in tourism industry for last 16 years.

 

Ze - Instructor IKO qualified

Ze from Cape verde  is a true waterman , professional kitesurfer in strapless surf discipline - windsurfing since he was a child and surfing. Having taught 1000's of people how to kitesurf and windsurf he has joined the BBKS team this season. Having owned his own kitesurfing school in Puerto rico for 12 years.