Involved in the kiteboarding industry since 2001, Ian Ponting has joined Underground as a Partner and is heading the company as Brand Manager. His base in Maui is now the new headquarters for all Underground Design and R&D. Additionally, Ian will be the contact point for US Sales.

An innovative product designer and manager, Ian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in board design and manufacturing techniques.  His unique skill set is a perfect match for the pioneering spirit that is the foundation of Underground.