Alex has been an ambassador for Cohete Surfboards for a couple of years now, with a huge passion coming straight from Australia. Alex is a two time National Australian Champion who tours the globe in pursuit of world qualification, throwing aerials and impressing everyone with his effortless style. Everything began when he fell in love with our refined Tiny Tank and Red Eye model which he rides at 5'7" & 5'9" accordingly. Alex has also designed a signature model with J.T (CEO and shaper) called AMS (Alex Maniatis Signature). This innovative design is known for its versatility and can be found under our surfboards / performance section.
We're so proud to have Italo Soracco as a team rider. Italo is born and raised in Lima, Peru. He represents Cohete Surfboards in South America surfing world class spots, travelling and spreading the word. His favorite spots are: La Isla, Punta Rocas, Chicama, Lobitos. Favorite board: Jawbreaker 5'11"x18'75"x2'25" 26.1lt.
Effie is a jewel of our team as she's not only a respected athlete amongst women worldwide, but also a stunning woman. She was born in 1992 in the south of Athens and she has travelled around the world either for free surfing or competition purposes. Her favorite board is a Little Mexico that she rides in custom dimension of 5'7"x18'88"x2'25" (25.9lt) and a custom size B.I.J. at 5'8"x19"x2'40" (26lt).
Willemien is a young gun from the Netherlands. At the age of 16 her dream is to become the Benelux WMS Champion! She’s rides a Tiny Tank 5'7" and a Jawbreaker 5'8". Her achievements so far are 3rd position at the O'neill Grom Challenge and 3rd position at the Rip Curl Grom Search. Currently she’s competing in the Dutch National championships and she’s in the 2016 selection of Eurosurf in Marocco.
Rein Demeline is a young gun from the Netherlands. At the age of 18 he won 1st place at the Rip Curl Grom Search in 2012 and many other National and European contests. He rides either his Little Mexico 5'8" or his Jawbreaker 5'8", at his favorite surf spot La Piste in Capbreton. His favorite food is pasta Bolognese, he enjoys listening to Talking Heads and in his free time he skateboards and paints.
Tom Schimmelpennink is a young surfer from the Netherlands. He was 5 years old when he took his first steps on a surfboard. In 2014 and 2015 he finished 4th at the National Championships and 3rd at the Rip Curl Gromsearch. His favorite surfboards are the Tiny Tank 5,4 (custom) and the AMS 5,6. In his spare time Tom loves to eat pizza and improve his skills on his skateboard.
George has been travelling around the globe riding insane spots developing our epoxy built solutions and of course our line of kite surfboard models. His favorite model that he upgrades and pushes to the limit is the SuperDro. Favorite spec is 5’11"x19'1/4"x2'1/4". He has been also testing new prototypes for riding bigger or smaller waves.
Nikoletta is an up coming talented Kite surfer from Poland that you should keep an eye out for. She wants to show that women have the power to compete and succeed in sports and has done so in the PKRA World Tour. She rides a SuperDro 5'10" at local spots in Greece.
John Nelson Eskioglou
John is our main SUP team rider. He is an enthusiastic radical wave rider with lots of experience on wave SUP boards. His favorite board is The Performer 8'5".
Tasos is our main race SUP team rider. He is an athlete by all means and competes in many race SUP competitions. He is testing and developing our race SUP boards in open sea and flat water conditions. His Race has dimensions of 14"x25'5"x7'4" 260lt.
John is a champion of the 12'6" SUP Race Division. An experienced athlete that wins medals and always likes to finish in the top 3 at every event. He is constantly focusing on training, technique and his physical condition. He races with a Race 12'6"x27"x7'4" 260lt and his weight is a bit less than 80kg.
At the moment George is one of the most talented under 18's race SUP rider. He is a champion in the 14" SUP Race Division in the under 18's. Don’t be surprised if you see this guy becoming the next European champion, he has the talent and the dynamic to do so and those are the reasons he is an ambassador in our SUP team. He is racing with a Race 14"x24"x7'4" 242lt and his weight is a bit less than 70kg.