Idan Kaplan, 17 years old, shaper and rider.

Idan surfs since he was 10, starting repairing at 11 and shaping at 14 years old. Now he’s testing various new shapes in his business IKS Surfboards Design, working with different materials.

This teenager, whose motto is “Make your board feel like the way you surf”, gives a “special soul” to his handmade surfboards, unlike boards coming from big factories in the eastern. Giving shaping and glassing lessons, he also guides others in making a board from A to Z.

Idan Kaplan, started kitesurfing only 2 years ago and strapless. Now he’s sponsored by Northkiteboarding Israel and Bomber Eyewear, and he plans to trip to Portugal and Tarifa this summer.

Stoke to follow Idan’s progression in the next monthes.

Idan’s video under.