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MY VILLAGE. Frank Vanleenhove, the man who taught King Philippe how to surf

MY VILLAGE. Frank Vanleenhove, the man who taught King Philippe how to surf: "When the Beach Boys performed here, Knokke-Heist was really California for a moment" He taught King Philippe how to surf and is the country's newest purveyor to the royal household. Furthermore, there is probably no one in Knokke-Heist who does not know Frank Vanleenhove (60). The manager of Surfers Paradise and Lakeside ... Read more

Ike Vanleenhove and Vic Droogmans each bring the Rookie cup to
Lakeside Paradise !

Ike Vanleenhove and Vic Droogmans each bring the Rookie cup toLakeside Paradise !"The Hyperlite Rookie cup is a wakeboarding competition for youngsters who can enter in 2 categories: U11 and U14.This competition calls at all cableways in Belgium (Wake UpAntwerp, Wakepark Gent, Outsider Oudenaarde, Terhills , Lakeside ParadiseKnokke-Heist, De Spin Charleroi) and on ... Read more

Paradise Member Claire Lansenebre is Miss West Flanders 2023

Claire Lansenebre was elected Miss West Flanders 2023 on Sunday evening at the Plopsa Theatre in De Panne. Besides the mis-election and her job as pastry chef at La Terrasse Du Zoute, she can always be found at Surfers Paradise to kitesurf and at Lakeside Paradise she is also known to come wakeboarding weekly. She learned last ... Read more

Lakeside Paradise Cold Water Classic

After 2 years of postponement the green light has finally arrived for the Lakeside Paradise Cold Water Classic, the highest rated wakeboard event in the world, part of the World Cup circuit, with a cash prize pool of € 5000, divided equally between men and women. Frank Vanleenhove: "This "Cold Water Classic" indeed stands for ... Read more

Easter dive at Surfers Paradise!

A new season is upon us, we're allowed a little more, the outdoors is still recommended and if something can be done about our immune system, it's still a must...So Surfers Paradise is still organising the classic opener: the annual Easter Plunge! Participation is completely free and all polar bears are expected at the ... Read more

New in Knokke-Heist: Wake&Run camp !

Tennis & Padelclub Duinbergen and Lakeside Paradise are joining forces, resulting in a cross-pollination of wakeboarding, tennis and padel ! The ideal mix to organise a great sports camp for 10-16 year olds.No experience is required and all equipment is provided, as well as expert guidance.The camp takes place from Monday 4 to Friday ... Read more

surfers paradise receives eneco beach clean cup

At the press presentation of the Eneco Clean Beach Cup 2022 in Bredene, Joyce Vanleenhove could, after waiting for a long time, finally receive this trophy due to well-known covid reasons. Surfers Paradise succeeded in mobilising the most volunteers during the post-season beach clean-up. On Sunday 12 September 2021, the ... Read more