Team Riders & Ambassadors

Claire Falconer

Nationality: Australian

SEAKISS HEALTH AMBASSADOR

 

 

Claire is a qualified Personal Trainer, Biosignature practitioner and has an AFMCP (Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice) certification from the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM). Claire is currently completing her Bachelor of Health Science Naturopathy and also heads up the marketing and branding of a new healthy meal delivery company called Love Food. Love Food provides healthy, unprocessed, sustainable, and nourishing meals that packs a massive nutritional punch.

And you thought she was just a pretty face that could do wake airs!

Claire is not only uber intelligent with all things nutrition/fitness and gorgeous inside and out, but an active advocate for clean eating and healthy living.

Claire is also a wicked wake-boarder and loves to play beach volleyball.

Seakiss is super stoked to have Claire onboard both as a cover girl (Claire features in our 2015 Tropics Lookbook) and as a healthy role model to promote an active sports focused lifestyle.

Karina Bensemann

Nationality: New Zealand

SEAKISS SURF AMBASSADOR

 

Karina is an established and well-respected Fitness Icon in Dubai. An elite female athlete packaged in one. A qualified teacher of body combat, pump, SUP and lead coach at 'Rig Cross Fit'.

Karina breathes fitness everyday.

Karina is also one of the top all-around endurance athletes in the Emirates region - winner of the Wadi Adventure Races (W.A.R. 3 & 6) A lifetime sportswoman, Karina competed and represented at National and International levels in both individual and team sports for New Zealand (New Zealand National Golden Gloves Champion, Cross-Country National Champion, Athletics, Hockey, Rugby and Touch Rugby, Muay Thai and National Triathlete). Karina was also the 1st Female Navy Diver in the New Zealand Navy.

Impressed yet? Did we mention she absolutely rips as a surfer and skater as well? Karina took out first place in last year's Surf Dubai Sunset Open 2015. Yew!!!

The embodiment of sport & community values integrated in Karina makes Seakiss proud for her to fly the flag in the fitness and local surf community within Dubai.

As one of the most humble of sports women, we just can’t get enough of this fitness legend!

Donna Masing

Nationality: Australian

SEAKISS 'DREAM BIG' AMBASSADOR 

We first met Donna in 2011 in Dubai when she was just learning to surf and working at a Specialist Sports Medicine Centre as a massage therapist.

Fast forward to 2016 and Donna now works for the Hurley High Performance Centre on the North Coast of Australia as their only soft tissue therapist. Donna's dream job has come true working on Australia's elite professional & up and coming surfers.

Like her career, her surfing has also enjoyed rapid success. After only a short period her surfing competence and quiver (surfboard range) started to expand. She competed in her first competition in 2013 at the Wadi Adventure Wave Pool in The Volcom Surf and Skate Jam and came an impressive 3rd place, and in 2014 placed 2nd in the same competition. In 2014 she took the silver 2nd place podium in the Quicksilver Sunset Open. 

The secret to Donna's success? Dream Big and work hard.

What we have witnessed over time with Donna is that everyday counts. She took the leap of faith and enquired into working as a Massage Therapist inside the medical tent for the US Open of Surf at Huntington Beach.  Donna didn't give up until her services were accepted. She travelled to California to work with the World's Top Surfers and alongside the world's top medical support team. The result? She got asked to return again to for the Hurley Pro in Trestles, California, the following year. In between there were countless emails, skype calls & texts to secure her position and get her noticed. The ultimate pay off was when she was head hunted to work full-time with Australia's top surfers at the Hurley High Performance Centre. Her surfing took the same approach.  It was tenacity and working every single day towards becoming a better surfer that saw her improve so quickly. 

Donna is an inspiration for all to dream big, go hard and work little by little everyday to make that dream come true.

We are ecstatic Donna will be wearing Seakiss amongst Australia's brightest home grown female surf talent.

TALA ELAJOU

Nationality: French / Saudi Arabian

SEAKISS FITNESS AMBASSADOR

Tala is one of those athletes that just exudes natural talent. Coming from a running background, this epic chick has gone from conquering tube riding in the Canaries… not on a surf board, but on a kite-board! (you getting how intense that is?!).

Tala started kite-surfing 10 years ago, competing in PKRA (Professional Kitesurfer Riders Association) competitions in the Dominican Republic & France in 2010. She is also a Qualified IKO instructor & dive-master.

Since moving to Dubai in the last two years Tala has dropped the kite and migrated more towards surfing. Her talent from her competitive kite-boarding days means she is already mastering a level beyond her years

Tala studied at the University of Tampa and graduated with a double degree in Marine Science and Biology, then qualified as a Personal Trainer with ISSA, specialising in run coaching with a healthy running philosophy. She has qualifications in rre/post natal personal training and is qualified in TRX with the emphasis on functional training. 

The main thing Tala loves and trains hard for is: Running. She has competed in Iron Man challenges, Marathons and competitively won a lot of races across her young athletic career. She also, just casually, speaks 5 languages!

Tala is our all rounder and can be seen wearing her Seakiss with clients during beach training, long marathon preparation runs, as well as swimming, SUP and surfing.

Tala proves that Seakiss goes beyond water wear and is her go to swimwear for both training and playing in!

 

WANT TO COLLABORATE WITH SEAKISS?

We get asked nearly daily to collaborate with different athletes, yogi’s & bloggers.

To collaborate with Seakiss we require fashion & fitness bloggers with the following:

  • Instagram followers of at least 10,000
  • FB followers of at least 3000

Athletes & Sportswomen:

We love supporting women striving for a healthy lifestyle & to become the best in their field. We are open to collaborate with athletes that may not have a big following, but more of a hands-on influence in their respective fields.

Our Ambassadors aren’t chosen for social media influence but because they make a difference in their fitness communities.

We look mostly to support young competition surfers, wake-boarders, professional volleyball players & yogi’s who are very active competively.

If you think you have what it takes to spread the Seakiss love email info@seakiss.me

Please detail your sporting accomplishments & what you can offer to get your team mates, fans, friends & family to get active in ‘Seakiss Swimwear’.

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