April 15th 2019 - The Hague – The Netherlands


We are excited to announce that Dylan van der Meij has joined VANTAGE. Dylan is an extremely versatile and technical rider with an impressive competition track record. Dylan's industry knowledge and riding skill set is of great value in defining future product requirements.

Robin van de Putte, founder of Vantage says: “I am very excited to have Dylan involved. We currently deploy a data driven development roadmap, which is evolving and reaching the point where need to showcase the development advantages in real-world conditions. I couldn't think of anyone else more capable of showcasing our next-gen product line-up to it's full potential. Dylan is extremely critical and always pushing for maximum result, a mind-set that fits seamlessly.“

Dylan says: “I am super excited to join Vantage and be part of such a knowledgeable and driven team. Having witnessed their latest data driven kite developments and having flown the kites, convinced me! Data driven development is a true gamechanger, therefor I just had to make this call!“

Dylan grew up in The Netherlands and started his kiteboarding journey when he was 13 years old. Dylan has been active in the kiteboarding community for over 10 years now and can proudly call himself Dutch Champion Big Air. Aside from riding, Dylan is actively coaching the next generation of young kiteboarding talents and guiding them to reach their full potential.

Development program
Vantage will soon announce an exclusive R&D Béta program aimed at riders wanting more. A limited number of positions will be available. If you are interested to be the first to fly the next generation of data driven and community proven kites. Sign up here.

VANTAGE® is an end-to-end kite development company which utilizes computational fluid dynamic analysis and deep learning algorithms, enabling data driven innovation, performance substantiation and validation of our next-gen product line-up. VANTAGE is committed to eliminate todays technology restrictions, allowing for next-gen kite performance, allowing you to further push your boundaries on the water.

Advantage through science.
#Fly #NextGen.