Foil Drive Podcast | Ep 08 | Josh Ku

This episode, Paul and Ben spend some time with Josh Ku, an enthusiast and expert in the foiling world. The boys reflected on the organic connection with Josh. Their encounters at various events and shared interests have created a great bond. Josh reminisced about their initial meeting at Long Reef, where a quick video shoot sparked his interest in Foil Drive.

The guys get into the intricacies of the Foil Drive's manufacturing and design. Contrary to Josh's initial assumption of outsourced production, he discovered the meticulous craftsmanship and quality control maintained by the team.

Josh delves into the technical aspects, specifically, of foil surfing, drawing parallels between aerodynamics and hydrodynamics. The fusion of knowledge from the diverse fields of Ben and Paul, including professional drone technology and composite glider design, emphasises the innovative spirit driving the Foil Drive brand.

The boys discuss experiences of discovering remote surf spots and uninhabited reefs, highlighting the freedom and creativity enabled by the Foil Drive. He emphasised the ability to escape crowded lineups and access untapped waves, rekindling the essence of surfing's spirit. 

Furthermore, Josh explained exploring the different disciplines within foiling, ranging from paddle to wing. Each variant offering its own set of challenges and rewards, contributing to a rich tapestry of experiences for enthusiasts like himself. By embracing versatility and experimentation, Josh epitomises the spirit of innovation driving the foil surfing community forward.

Keep your eyes out for content from Josh as he begins his role as Foil Drive Team Rider Manager.

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Josh’s visit to Foil Drive HQ

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