It’s with great pleasure that The Official Test Centre and Pura Vida announce that Kev Greenslade is going to be the man holding the reigns as the Centre Manager of their new venture.
Kev has been a well known name on the slalom and speed circuits for many years now. Having enjoyed national and international success on raceboard in the 90’s, Kev has gone on to secure a further two British titles in 2010/11 at Weymouth Speed week. Yet on the Weymouth windsurfing scene he is one of the most friendly and approachable characters on the water, so was an obvious choice … if he could be poached from his day job!
Asked about his move, Kev said, “After spending 20 years working in the aerospace industry, it is like a dream come true to have this opportunity, especially working with two of the most proactive energetic guys in the industry. I look forward to helping others at all levels of our sport and spreading the OTC / Pura Vida love. See you on the water!”
Jim Brooks, from Pura Vida comments, “We’ve been sponsoring Kev for more than two years now and know just how passionate he is about the sport, so have been talking about putting a plan into action for quite a while. He’s perfect for the job and provides a real focal point for impartial informed advice in everything to do with windsurfing. We just can’t wait to get going.”
Tris Best, from OTC UK added, “Kev has always been a great support since we opened the UK centre in 2010, so to have him as a colleague now and working with him to help push the sport in the area is really very exciting. His ability on the water is matched by his modesty and willingness to help – he’s an inspiration to lots of the guys in our Team 15 club, so we’re sure to produce some great young windsurfers under his watchful eye in the future!”