Among his colleagues Artem Khalyavin is known as a challenger of the ocean, lover of the waves and fearless conqueror of the elements. He has won the Russian Wakesurfing Championship multiple times and is thrilled that he gets to do what he loves, having turned a hobby into his life’s work. It is when he’s on the water that he really comes to life. A gifted teacher and a successful athlete and entrepreneur, Artem has found himself in surfing. Quiet and focused, he himself has somehow managed to absorb the mystery of the ocean along with its intrinsic hardness and strength. He sees life as an endless wave that must be caught and conquered.