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SHARK Water Sports is a family owned water sports club located on the Athens Riviera at Yabanaki Beach.  We pride ourselves on our friendly environment and offer a wide range of water sports and activities the whole family can enjoy. Whether you're a beginner looking to try a water sport or have tons of experience, we have top instructors with over 20 years of professional experience onsite that can cater to all levels.  We use only the best equipment and safety always comes first.

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Angelo is one of the founders of SHARK Water Sports and is a waterski, wakeboard and wake surf instructor.  A water ski, ski tricks and slalom legend, Angelo is also one of the most energetic, fun-loving and motivational instructors you'll ever meet.  He was a member of the Greek National Water Ski team and has over 20 years of experience coaching water sports.

During his competitive career, Angelo earned many awards, including among others:

International

2nd Place: Slalom, Southeastern European Championships

3rd Place: Triathlon, Southeastern European Championships

12th Place: Ski Tricks, World Championships

Regional

1st Place: Water Ski Jumps Hellenic National Youth Championships

1st Place: Water Ski Tricks Hellenic National Youth Championships

1st Place: Slalom Hellenic National Youth Championships

1st Place: Triathlon Hellenic National Youth Championships

3rd Place: Water Ski Tricks Hellenic National Teen Championships

3rd Place: Triathlon Hellenic National Teen Championships

1st Place: Water Ski Tricks Hellenic National Teen Championships

2nd Place: Water Ski Jumps Hellenic National Mens Championships

3rd Place: Water Ski Tricks Hellenic National Mens Championships

Owner & Instructor

ANGELOS POLYZOGOPOULOS

Dimitri is one of the founders of SHARK Water Sports and is a waterski, wakeboard and wake surf instructor.  He graduated from the University of Athens School of Physical Education and Sport Science where he specialized in Water Ski Instruction.  He has over 10 years of experience coaching water sports.

 

Dimitri currently competes on national and international wakeboard circuits.  In 2018, he earned 2nd Place at the Hellenic Wakeboard and Wake Surf Championships.

Owner & Instructor

DIMITRIS FATSIS

Mina is a waterski, wakeboard and wake surf instructor.  He graduated from the University of Athens School of Physical Education and Sport Science where he specialized in Water Ski Instruction.  He over 20 years of experience coaching water sports.

Mina was recently the coach of the Greek National Water Ski team.  During that time, the team earned a gold medal in Slalom at the 2013 World Championships in Australia and placed in the top in Slalom at the 2012 European Championships in Holland.  Mina also spent 13 years as a water sports instructor at the Vouliagmeni Nautical Club and also worked as a water ski instructor at the Halkis Waterski School.

In addition to coaching, Mina judges waterski competitions and is an International Homolgator for the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWFF).  He is also a waterski pilot for waterski competitions.

Instructor

MINAS IOSIFIDIS

Dimitri (otherwise known sometimes as "Jimbo") started woking at SHARK Water Sports in 2014 and has been coaching there ever since. He graduated from the University of Athens with a degree in Physics, but had such a love for extreme water sports that he decided to also get certified as a water sports coach by the German Water Sports and Wakeboard Federation.  Coached by some of Europe's top talent, Dimitri has become a water ski, wakeboard and barefoot ski expert.  When he's not working on quantum physics, you can find Dimitri at SHARK Water Sports with a smile and ready to teach!

Instructor

DIMITRIS KOGIAS

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