Dorian van Rijsselberghe

Dorian van Rijsselberghe

Double Olympic surfing champion

About Dorian van Rijsselberghe

Dorian van Rijsselberghe is Holland’s best windsurfer in the RS:X class. In this class Dorian won a gold medal at both the Olympic Games of London and Rio de Janeiro. A unique achievement which puts him in an illustrious row of Dutch athletes. Van Rijsselberghe ended his windsurfing career at the beginning of March 2020.

Becoming a champion is great, but the road to it is even more beautiful

Why Dorian van Rijsselberghe Book as a speaker ?

Dorian is available for clinis, demonstrations and presentations or based on interview. He loves to tell you passionately about windsurfing and the road to Gold. He is also available for a windsurfing clinic during a windy day in the Netherlands where he learns the tricks of the trade.


Dorian van Rijsselberghe was born on Texel. Soon it became clear that he loves water sports. At the age of 13 Dorian wins his first Dutch title. Dorian has worked very hard all his life to become the best surfer in the RS:X class. In 2011 he became World Champion and in 2012 Olympic Champion at the London Games. But also during the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro in 2016 he achieves a gold medal with great ease. In addition to his sporting career, Dorian is committed to his own foundation, the Dorian Foundation. With this foundation Dorian supports athletes with the means they really need to achieve their goals. Dorian passes on his successes to others, so that they too can realize their dream.

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