Wilhelm is the younger of the two German brothers Wilhelm and Hubert Christahl. Living in Kiel, they spend a lot of time on the water together as a family.
When and where did you start Wing Foiling? I started in 2020 with a small 2m² wing and a foam board without a foil underneath.
What’s your watersports history – from which side did you enter Winging?
We did a lot of Surfing and SUP Surfing.
What do you love about Wing Foiling?
Wing Foiling combines all the hot action in the different playgrounds like riding in waves, in the race and in freestyle.
What’s your favourite conditions?
20 knots and a decent swell to ride.
What’s your top advice for a beginner?
Go step by step, start with a small wing and add constantly some more toys.
Boom or handles?
Boom for sure. It grants you to be the master of wing control.
SURF / FREESTYLE / PRONE / KITE
SURF & FREEFLY / JUMPING & FREESTYLE / FREERIDE
PRONE / WING - SURF / FREESTYLE & GROM