Bill Kraft

Owner of And The East End Paddle Club.
Home Town: 
Christian US Virgin Islands

Bill is a career waterman.

Coming from a background of surfing, lifeguard competitions and kiteboarding. Stand up paddleboarding was just his next adventure.
For over 10 years Bill has been a professional kiteboarder. Where he helped and continues to pioneer the sport and brining it to new levels. Now as a coach and business owner.  
He owns and operates and the East End Paddle Club. A full service, top rated water sports operation with kiteboard, stand up paddle and kayak rental and lessons. Located in the heart of Caribbean, on the island of St. Croix in U.S. Virgin Islands. 
The natural progression was adding his new passion. Stand Up Paddleboarding to his career and lifestyle.
Bill started competing in SUP in 2013. Focused on his racing and dedicated to promoting and growing the sport of stand up paddling. In the Caribbean and where ever his travels take him. Spreading the stoke and all the different aspects of the sport, while having fun doing it. Bill has traveled all over the world surfing, paddlesurfing and kiteboarding. The list is long, but some of the standout locations are Indonesia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, Barbados, Antigua, British virgin Island's and Baja Mexico. 
Bill loves introducing people to any of the waters sports he does. And helping to change the way they look at there lives.  Connecting with the water in a new way. 

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