Axon Kiteboarding continues the vision to manufacture products with quality and soul. Ben Meyer, founder of Axon, has been involved in every aspect of the kiteboarding industry for 15 years. He began as a team rider ultimately achieving a world ranking as high as #7. As a member of product development teams for almost a decade, Meyer has led design and testing for iconic industry products like the Naish Torch.
As a brand spokesperson, he has visited more than 30 countries having the opportunity to not only ride in different conditions, but work and partner with retailers, importers, and opinion leaders to help shape his vision for product design and function. A resident of both Hawaii and Hood River in the early days, Meyer went from playing guitar for a free meal at local bars, to passionately pursuing his goal of developing the highest quality kiteboards on the market.
He curently lives in Maui with his wife and two little grommets.