Keanu Merten

Keanu Merten

Duotone Team



Keanu Matt Merten



Estepona, Spain





Top 3 kitesurfing spots?

Tarifa, Estepona, Dakhla


Favourite gear setup?

Neo SLS 7m, Click Bar (24M)


The biggest achievements in your kiteboarding career

GKA U17 World Champion 2022, Spanish Champion overall 2022, Spanish youth champion 2022 


Your hobbies aside kiteboarding?

Skateboarding and surfing.


Do you have any idols in sport/ or life?



What do you do on a day without wind?

When there are some waves I go surfing otherwise skating or just chill with friends.


What style of music are you interested in?

Difficult to say, i listen to all kind of music.


How and why did you start kiteboarding?

I spent a lot of time on the beach with my dad and it was clear: this is what I want to do!


Why are you riding for Duotone?

I started when Duotone was North. I have been on my Neos since then. i have tested many kites and it’s clear: I love my duotone gear. 100 % reliable and it does exactly what i want, when i want :-) 


What is your main goal for the future?

Top 3 of the world in strapless kitesurfing.


What training do you do to stay fit?

i should go more to the gym :-)


What would have been your job if you wouldn´t be a pro kiteboarder?

No idea!


What´s your favourite food?

A good burger!


What did you always want to say?

Not sure if i get the question right, but if i could say one day that i am a world champion i would be stoked :-)


Keanu Merten