You’ll often hear Andre Phillip, or simply “Dre”, referred to as “The Godfather of the Triple-S”. Dre has pulled down more silver than anyone at the Triple-S since it’s inaugural run in 2006. He’s also the rider who pioneered speed and style on the sliders and set the level for where the younger riders are taking it today.

Here’s a clip of Dre from the very first Triple-S Invitational in 2006, back when this event was thought of as an obscurity compared to other kiteboarding competitions during that time period. Oh how times change and other things, like Dre’s riding, are timeless….

You can buy the full 2006 Triple-S action DVD here.