The team

Xavier the Frenchie
Montpellier – France

Founder & Owner

Xavier has started the Kitesurf School Dubai – KSD in 2009 to share his passion for watersports and kitesurfing in particular. He’s a highly trained waterman, passionate about nature and his environment, and will be your point of contact during your training sessions.  Xavier is a International licensed kitesurf instructor, an experienced paragliding pilot and a keen high altitude skier.

Sophie The Blondie
Vienna – Austria

Girls power

Our youngest instructor, Sophie will make your kitesurf sessions the brightest moment of your day!

Sophie is a freestyle kitesurfer and has travelled the 5 continents to find the greatest place on earth.

Babis the Kitelooper
Athens - Greece

FreeStyle in Style

You will recognise Babis on the beach with his kitesurfer look and his super high energy level !

He’s always on the water trying new tricks with his kites and when he’s not on the water he’s teaching his students how to become great kitesurfers !

And always here to help if you have questions!

Dario the Brit
London – UK

Englishman in Dubai

Dario has a very strong water sport background, being licensed to teach kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing. He’s very knowledgable and will provide his students with tons of interesting and practical informations regarding their kitesurfing training and beyond.

He’s also a great kitesurfer and has been teaching his favorite sport in 4 different continents for the past 5 years!

Hecham the Wise
Sharm El Sheikh – Egypt

Knowledge & Patience

Hecham is one of Dubai’s best kitesurf instructor, train with him and you will become an independent kitesurfer in no time !

With many years of teaching experience, he’s able to share his knowledge like nobody else, and make you feel safe and have fun at all time.

He’s also a super cool guy with lot of stories to tell from his previous travel around the world !


Simone Italiano

Extrem is a lifestyle

Simone is a multi-talented extrem sportsman that will show you the real deal with kitesurfing !

He has a long history of wave rider all around the world, from Venezuela to Mauritius Island, always challenging himself to new carves and rolls.

Simone is also a free spirit, exceptional free divers and base jumper…extrem has a lifestyle and adrenaline for breakfast !

Simone will show you how to become a top class and fearless kitesurfer !