Robby Naish

Robby Naish

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Robby Naish posted a photo
5 days ago

Taking the Naish Wing-Surfer to new heights in Tarifa, Spain...
Mahalo @timmfl for the pic!
@redbull @quiksilver @naishfoiling @naishsails @naish_kiteboarding

Robby Naish posted a video
2 weeks ago

A little light wind Sup fun with the Wing-Surfer.... @redbull @quiksilver
@naishfoiling

Robby Naish posted a video
3 weeks ago

And that’s a wrap... a nice run with @jasonpolakow and @jdphotofairy ends our @wflworldrun at 2 am... 🤙 aloha!

Robby Naish posted a video
3 weeks ago

On the road with JP and we’re already slowly running out of gas… @wflworldrun @redbull @quiksilver

Robby Naish posted a photo
3 weeks ago

Off we go ! @wflworldrun

Robby Naish posted a photo
3 weeks ago

Six hours to go before @jasonpolakow and I will head out into the night at 1:00 am Hawaii time to jog out a couple of miles simultaneously with runners from all over the world for the @wflworldrun (Wings For Life World Run)... this year I will be smart and run the way I’m used to running... slowly, not too far and barefoot !! Come join us virtually with the app and help a great cause in working towards a cure for debilitating spinal cord injury.

Robby Naish posted a photo
4 weeks ago

Heading back to Maui after talking at the RB Leipzig Business Day and visiting the Red Bull Academy at the RB Leipzig training centre yesterday. What an amazing setup they have here, giving these talented young soccer players one hell of an opportunity to develop their skills both on and off the field. Good luck @dierotenbullen in the upcoming final against Bayern Munchen!! Many thanks for the warm welcome and hospitality during my short stay in this beautiful city. Now back the the wind and waves of Maui!

Robby Naish posted a video
1 month ago

Thank you for the overwhelmingly positive response to the recent Wing-Surfer posts. Since posting those photos and video on the Wing-Surfer surf foil I have received a lot of good questions about it. In this video I will do my best to answer many of the most frequently asked ones.
Aloha and good sailing,
Robby

Robby Naish posted a photo
1 month ago

Moto GP qualifying at Circuit of the Americas with my mom and dad... thank you @redbullmotogp ... so stoked to be here and enjoying this with my parents! My dad Rick is still riding hard and fast on his BMW S 1000 R!! @redbull @motogp

Robby Naish posted a photo
1 month ago

The Wing-Surfer is not designed to replace Windsurfing or Kitesurfing. You may not sail as fast, jump as high, or hit the lip as hard.... But there is beauty in the simplicity... and enough potential on the performance, accessibility and thrill side of things to make it an absolute blast and a great addition / compliment / alternative to these wonderful sports ! @naish_kiteboarding @naishsails @naishfoiling @redbull @quiksilver

About
This is the official Facebook page of Robby Naish, professional windsurfer, kiteboarder and stand up paddle athlete.
Bio
Name: Robert Staunton Naish
Date of Birth: April 23, 1963
Place of Birth: La Jolla (San Diego), California, USA
Moved to Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii in 1968
Sports: Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, Stand-Up Paddling
Partners: Quiksilver (clothing, wetsuits, eyewear, shoes), Red Bull
Favorite Spots:
• Ho’okipa and Jaws/Peahi, Maui
• Backyards and Diamond Head, Oahu
• Namotu Left and Cloudbreak, Fiji

Philosophy of Life: Life’s what you make it…. And Every Day on the Water is a Good Day!

Robby Naish is widely acknowledged as the greatest windsurfer of all time. He shocked the sport by winning his first world championship title aged just 13 in 1976 and then proceeded to win another 23 world titles over the next 16 years. The best-known name in the sport, Naish is acclaimed as the ‘Legend of Windsurfing.’

He has written two books on the sport while his three windsurfing videos are regarded as classics of their kind.

Naish, who began surfing and sailing in his early years and then started windsurfing at the age of 11, won his first windsurfing world title in the Bahamas to become the youngest world title-holder in the history of the sport at age 13. He successfully defended his crown the following year in Sardinia, Italy and made it a hat trick of world titles when he triumphed again in Cancun, Mexico in 1978, and again in Florida in 1979. For the following decade, he dominated windsurfing competitions worldwide, traveling extensively and competing in more than 20 countries each year on the professional tour.

An excellent slalom and course racer, his Hawaiian upbringing from the age of five has provided him with a special affinity and talent for wave riding. He made a clean sweep of all four titles in the inaugural Pro World Tour in 1983 - clinching the overall, the wave riding, the slalom and course racing championships - and repeated the feat in 1984.
Over his windsurfing career, Robby earned himself a total of 24 world championship titles and over 150 event victories.

In 1995 Robby founded Naish Sails Hawaii, a company designing and manufacturing windsurfing equipment, which is sold world wide under the Naish brand. In the late ‘90’s Robby was a pioneer in the new sport of kiteboarding, a discipline in which he won the slalom world title in 1998. The following year, he won the kiteboarding world titles in both slalom and jumping. The Naish brand quickly became a world leader in the development of kitesurfing equipment.

In 2006 Robby was again influential in the growth of the new sport of stand up paddle surfing, and again the Naish brand has been at the forefront of the development of SUP equipment. Today Naish is the premier stand up paddle brand in the world and offers the most complete range of stand up paddle boards on the market.

Robby remains incredibly active in all three sports: windsurfing, kitesurfing and SUP. Today his time is spent between constant equipment development and testing, promotional events and traveling the world in search of wind and waves. His name has become synonymous with boardriding, and Robby is recognized over the world as one of the great watermen of our time. He is the father of 2 girls (as well as a proud grandfather), Nani (31) and Christina (6) and lives in Haiku, Maui with his wife Katie and daughter Christina. Although his passion still lies on the water, Robby does have a life long affection for cars and owns an assortment of vehicles old and new, including several Porsches. He speaks German, loves spicy food and although a very successful businessman, he lives life with a casual, youthful and playful attitude.


www.naishsails.com
www.naishsurfing.com
www.naishkites.com
www.facebook.com/RobbyNaishUS1111
Instagram: robbynaishus1111






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1 year ago | 13:30

Robby Naish and Ashley Baxter - SUP Surfing in Maui, Hawaii, Check out the best videos of SUP surfing from 2018 so far! Stand up…

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2 years ago | 2:58

This trailer is AWESOME! What's even better is that the film will be free for a week in October on Red Bull TV. Kai Lenny…

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2 years ago | 00:55

The 2018 Naish SUP gear looks good! Check out this clip showing it all off! At Naish, our unwavering commitment to the sport we love…

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2 years ago | 00:59

Listen to Kai Lenny tell you all about the 2018 Naish Nalu and why it might be the board for you! Cool edit to go…

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2 years ago | 01:38

Love that classic lines and longboard shapes are very much the now in SUP. I think as paddlers and SUP surfers we race to the…

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2 years ago | 01:50

Robby presents us with the latest 2017 Naish raceboard offering. These are about the most progressive shapes around, big wide tails with concave for catching…

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3 years ago | 01:33

More tidy looking 2017 gear gracing our screens for the ultimate in SUP porn. Naish with yet more sleek looking numbers that should plug quiver…

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3 years ago | 04:59

A board for all the family, literally. Tis the season for 2017 gear to be released, Naish leading the charge again... This time, their latest…

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3 years ago | 02:18

Got room in your garage for a quiver of SUPs? No me neither. Reckon this offering from Robby and Co could be the one to…

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3 years ago | 1:38

In a day where we couldn't let all these little Naish sneaky peaky vids go by, this was another one that we really liked the…

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3 years ago | 2:18

Some serious downwinding and allwater race gear from the Naish 2017 line up. Straight out of the Javelin race proven board line. If it's good…

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3 years ago | 1:3

In our day of all things Naish, it would be very rude to let these little shred sticks go over looked. Gucci looking boards for…

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