Philippe Bru


Windsurfing since he was 13, the charming Frenchman is a legend in the French and international windsurfing communities. Philippe’s background is in event management, which he used to inspire passion for watersports for 25 years.

His most notable event is Defi Wind, which has been the biggest yearly international windsurf events, occasionally called the “Woodstock of Windsurf”.

Together with his friend Bjorn Dunkerbeck, Philippe decided to expand Le Defi into the Caribbean and chose a beautiful island – Bonaire.

  • 40 Years of Windsurfing
  • PBO Chairman
  • Events Organized
  • Windsurf Instructor
  • Creator of DefiWind (assembling 1000+ ProAm Windsurf participants)