Name: Richard Llewellyn Whittaker

Profession: Professional surfer, Surf coach and Owner of Focus Trust Believe

Focus: Anything to do with surfing and riding waves and what it takes to be a professional surfer.

Life philosophies: Using real-life situations to better your self

From: Mossel Bay South Africa

URL: Waves School of Surfing / Focus Trust Believe

Background:

Llewellyn has been surfing for 29 years and competitively for 27 of those years. He has won 3 SA titles, the prestigious Quiksilver Good Wave event in Durban (2003) and was captain of the SA Open team to Panama. He was also rated top 100 on the World Qualifying Series (WQS) from 2002 – 2006.

Llewellyn has coached the SA junior team 3 times and achieved Silver medal with the team at the World Junior surfing championships.

In 2016, Llewellyn started an athlete and life style brand called Focus Trust Believe, modeled on the ethos used over his accomplished career which now supports the success of his talented students.

Llewellyn Whittaker’s TESTIMONIALS

Llewellyn see’s each kid as unique and has a wonderful way of getting the most out of the sessions

JB Maree

Father of Pro Surfer - Jordy Maree | Cape Town, South Africa

Llewellyn see’s each kid as unique and has a wonderful way of getting the most out of the sessions

JB Maree

Father of Pro Surfer - Jordy Maree | Cape Town, South Africa

Llewellyn shows incredible passion to his job and the kids he coaches. We at RVCA are super stoked to have him work with our team riders and are always interested in working with him and his surf school.

MD @ RVCA South Africa

Llewellyn shows incredible passion to his job and the kids he coaches. We at RVCA are super stoked to have him work with our team riders and are always interested in working with him and his surf school.

MD @ RVCA South Africa

My sons, Bryce and Mitch had a three day training camp with Llewellyn and immediately improved. We went home and Bryce won the Border Closed U13 and Mitch came 2nd. It was that dramatic a change.

Grant Du Preez

Father of Bryce and Mitch

My sons, Bryce and Mitch had a three day training camp with Llewellyn and immediately improved. We went home and Bryce won the Border Closed U13 and Mitch came 2nd. It was that dramatic a change.

Grant Du Preez

Father of Bryce and Mitch