MEET THE R&D TEAM

Anything to do with water, Nicki is the man- Master craftsman, shaper, designer and a former world champion athlete, Nicki heads up the Research & Development board HQ.

NICKI CARSTENS

GLOBAL PRODUCTION

“The Ox”, from West Coast of South Africa, heads up the Signature production and Signature team as they redefine the future, pushing beyond the boundaries of current designs, helping take riders around the world to a new level of riding.

MICHAEL OXLEY

Innovation

Over 30 years of working with the worlds best shapers, designers, inventors and athletes, Ivan (a former professional waterman for 20 years, & award-winning film maker) adds the innovative touch as he takes the dreams & concepts and turns them into a living, functional reality .

Ivan van vuuren

DESIGN & TESTING

N8V may be young in years but born + raised on Maui , Nate has spent more time in shaping bays & with top designers than most athletes will have in a lifetime.

Creativity, innovation and design run through his veins as he spearheads the new school sports arena both on and off the water. 

 Go behind the scenes with CNN as they spend a few days with the N8V. 

NATHAN VAN VUUREN

WE LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

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