Steve West commenced with Mistral in 2014 and has since been involved with many aspects of the company. He has a love of design whether of SUP boards, Windsurfing and more recently foil boards. He has over 45 years water sports knowledge, was a past pro windsurfing and was for over 25 years involved full time in the sport of outrigger canoeing as an educator, designer, competitor and author, winning the World Paddle Awards for Media in 2014.