Xenia is a certified professor in physical education since 1997.

A trained surf instructor within the DWV-, Xenia knows her students and will guide them to rapidly stand on the board and get riding. For advanced surfers, she will bring out the best in your abilities and help you reach the next step. Xenia has a strong passion for competition surfing, and she knows which training will best suit you to get to the next level.

She has obtained numerous titles in the German Surf Championships (2 times German surf champ in womens long boarding and 6 times German vice champ in the open womens category). Xenia is still an active member of the national team.

Xenia is also a Yoga teacher, having obtained her diploma from the Yoga and Health Institution of Cologne.


Alain is a true local here in the Southwest coast of France. He has been surfing since 1976 and has a passion for big wave riding.

A trained lifeguard, Alain worked as a lifesaver on the coasts beaches for many years. He knows everything there is to know about rips, waves and ocean security. He is also a certified surf instructor with the DWV.

Alain has had great success in Competition surfing, (6 titles in the Coupe du Cap and 4 times Champion in the German Masters category from 2006 to 2009). Not only does Alain bring out the best in your surfing abilities, he will also give you the best advice when it comes to restaurants, and places to visit in the area.

Benn Hähnel – Moniteur de Surf niveau II

Benn is a passionate surfer. An avid traveller, he has surfed in New Zealand, Brazil, Colombia, Morocco, and Portugal to name a few!

Being a short board surfer, Ben doesn’t waste time and is constantly riding waves.

Ben studied sport at the University of Cologne. A young at heart, Ben is a favourite with the younger students here.

Ben has his diploma in surf instructing since 2008, and has been loyal with us, making him one of our core elements here at GO4SURF.

Anna Speier