Local Talent: Jamie Overbeek, Workum, Netherlands
Jamie is now 13 years old and started his career with landboarding at Rømø in Denmark at the tender age of just nine! In the same year he tried Kitesurfing on the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands.
His homespot is Workum on the Ijsselmeer where he can be found every weekend when the conditions are right. He is currently practicing for the Olympic Games in 2024 where he hopes to participate in the Hydrofoiling race. Further Jamie is develloping his skills in airstyle and big air with kiteloops - currently his personal best flat water jump is 22.5m! Jamie and his family also frequently visit the Dutch coast and the Overbeek family can also be found at the Ringkobing Fjord and Hvide Sande in Denmark.
This year Jamie will be attending the Dutch Big Air Championship.