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Volkswagen California SE camper van for kitesurfing champion

Hannah Whiteley

Triple British kitesurfing champion, Hannah Whiteley is now using a Volkswagen California SE camper van as a home-away-from-home while she trains and competes around UK. The California SE ensures she can carry her all her equipment when outdoors. She commutes over an hour each way to her closest practice spot in Lytham, Northwest England. The camper van will hemp her set up basecamp at the beach while she’s out in the water.

Hannah WhiteleyPowered by a 2.0-litre TDI engine, California SE is about easy outdoor living and is fitted with a 2 burner hob, a kitchen sink and a 42-litre fridge, 2 full-sized double beds, 2 chairs and a table that folds away neatly into the tailgate. Great place to rest after a hard day’s surf. The vehicle is on loan Whiteley as part of an ongoing sponsorship agreement with Volkswagen.

Hannah Whiteley, said, “I am over the moon with my new Volkswagen California. It will really help me with my training and getting to and from competitions. I have a great deal of kit to carry and the California allows me to do this in style. I’ve now got a mobile luxury base, which allows me to train for longer as well as stay over if I wish. I can’t wait for my first road trip away!”


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Nabanita Singha Roy

Nabanita Singha Roy

Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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