“Finding flow for anybody can take them to a happier level; a state where you're enjoying what you're doing. I think this is missing in a lot of people's lives.”
Rebecca Soni is a six-time Olympic medalist. She is a former world record-holder in the 100-metre breaststroke and the 200-metre breaststroke, and is the first woman to swim the 200-meter breaststroke in under 2 minutes 20 seconds. Soni has won a total of twenty-two medals in major international competition; fourteen gold, seven silver, and one bronze. She was named Swimming World’s World Swimmer of the Year award in 2010 and 2011, and the American Swimmer of the Year award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
“Learning about flow has been life-changing for me in all areas of life. It will give you a tried-and-tested system to use in any challenge. I wish I had started much earlier with this, because you can learn how to find flow.”
World Tour Champion Skier Lorraine Huber is recognised as one of the strongest and most experienced female big mountain skiers in the world, being on the podium over twenty times at international freeride competitions. Lorraine has featured in many ski films and is a winner of the Best Freeride Female Film award by the International Freeski Film Festival (iF3). Now retired from competition, Lorraine is a mental skills coach and runs freeride clinics to teach safe backcountry travel. She founded and co-managed Austria's first ever freeride school, the Freeride Center S Âlden, and has been a presenter at various mountain film festivals and TV channels, a columnist for magazines, and works as a professional speaker.
“Flow has been at the crux of my music teachings. When in flow, music can transcend the room.”
Eve is a passionate classical musician and tertiary music lecturer working professionally at the highest level in Australia. She has worked in the major orchestras of Australia and NZ and toured the world as an orchestral oboist as well as performing in numerous CD recordings, national and international festivals, radio broadcasts, chamber music, and solo concerts. She has taught at the University of Melbourne, Monash University, and ANU, and is currently Senior Lecturer at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Eve believes strongly in the communicative capacity of artistic activities and their capacity to transform lives through the expression and sharing of emotions and ideas. Over the last 10 years Eve has developed her own Flow Music Method which focuses on the ways in which musicians can set up the preconditions for flow during their practice sessions and develop the flow habit for their performances, bringing them increased joy and fulfilment and enhanced performance outcomes.
“When you start professionalising your development, life has a habit of taking on a life of its own.”
Cameron Norsworthy, CEO & Founder
“I find the space between two breaths to be a powerful one—it enables me to tap into my fullest potential and be in a state of real flow.”
Erez has been a Professional FreeDiver (breath-hold diver) for many years. He has held the world record for Unassisted FreeDiving (2001) with a dive to 46m and can hold his breath for over 8 Minutes! He also held all national freedive records in Israel between 1998-2006. Erez has trained and captained the Israeli National FreeDiving team, trained martial artists, swimmers, and triathletes. He is also an award-winning photographer above and below the surface. Erez is the founder of Apnea Australia – Australia’s leading Freediving school. Erez has taught national record holders and has certified over 2000 Freedivers in his 17-year career. Erez served as vice president of AIDA international (the world governing freedive organisation for records and competitions) and is an international judge.
“Knowing that anything is possible opens up the moment-to-moment possibility for flow.”
Nathan plays for the Western Force and was awarded the Whole Force Player of the Year Award 2012, selected by the fans. Nathan has represented Australia on multiple occasions, helping to halt the All Blacks winning streak with a 12-12 draw in 2014. His heroics are not restricted to the rugby field either. Charles is diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a potentially life-threatening illness. Charles has defied all odds to make it onto the field, inspiring plenty of young CF sufferers and others with real and perceived limitations in the process. He is currently the only athlete with the condition in professional contact sport. In 2008 he was awarded the SMH Rookie of the Year after an impressive year which saw him represent Australian U20s at the IRB Junior World Championship.
“Flow helps anyone to be present in what they are doing… it helps us to become more able to make better decisions… has such a multiple faceted plus to our lives.”
Tom Carroll is widely known as one of the best surfers of all time. He is a two-time world champion, considered the best surfer to ever surf the legendary Pipeline, and continues to push his limits today by travelling the world searching for large swells for the Discovery Channel television series Storm Surfers. He won the Australian Junior Title in 1978, the Pro Juniors in 1977 and 1980, the 1983 and 1984 ASP World Tour, and the 1987 Pipe Masters. He became the first surfing millionaire after signing a contract with Quiksilver in 1989. Carroll won the 1984 Surfer Poll and was inducted into the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1991, he won Australia’s Surfing Life Peer Poll and 8 years later was inducted into the Huntington Beach Surfing Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1992. Tom was voted in at Number 7 on Surfer Magazine’s list of the “Greatest Surfers of All Time”.
“Finding flow has literally saved my life when dropping waterfalls. It's when it all clicks into place for me.”
Nick Troutman is a world champion and five-time national champion kayaker, filmmaker, and philanthropist. A prominent figure in the river-sport community, Nick has established several first descents while on expedition in Mexico, Newfoundland, Ottawa, Zambia, Quebec, and the Niagara Gorge. This passionate Canadian river addict now resides in Walling, Tennessee where he has made a habit of claiming multiple North American, Pan Am, and GoPro Mountain Games championships.
“Finding my 'flow bubble' before each race has been crucial for nailing my performances.”
Martina has become one of the most successful female contenders in freestyle kayaking. She can pride herself on winning the European Freestyle Championships and some of the highest profile whitewater races in the world, including the Teva Outdoor Games and the Sickline Extreme World Championships not one, two, but four times in a row. In recent years she has switched codes for a new challenge and started practicing as a slalom kayaker to see if she can dominate across all domains. She is competing for Holland in the coming Olympics.
“My standout flow moments will stay with me forever. I'm always chasing to get my flow in my work.”
Christian is fast becoming one of the world’s most sought after photographers. Specialising in adventure sports where the margin for error is minute, every split second counts for capturing that perfect shot. Christian is a Red Bull photographer, senior staff photographer at Kiteworld Magazine, and ambassador for Aquatech. In recent years he has been engaged in many film productions including multiple Mission Impossible movies, 13 Hours, The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, and many more.
“It's all about flow!”
Homero Diaz is “the best enduro rider in the history of Mexico”. 8-time National Champion and counting! At age 22, Homer emigrated to Europe to run the Enduro World Championship for three seasons as a client of Team KTM Farioli, the best enduro team that exists in the world. His best result was fifth place in the 125cc category that led him to tenth place worldwide at the end of the season. His time in Europe served him well, training to achieve five gold medals in the International Six Days Enduro (Enduro Olympics), three Latin American Championships Enduro, and Enduro five National Championships in Mexico, two of which he won undefeated. Sponsored by RedBull, he is considered one of the worldwide stars of enduro motorbiking. In recent years Homero has focused on giving back to the sport.
“Thank you for helping me find my flow again!”
Sarah Hendrickson is an American ski jumper who won the first ever women’s World Cup season in 2012. She is a 22-time World Cup medalist and 13-time Continental Cup medalist. It goes without saying, but we are delighted to have her on board.
“Those moments in the sky, when everything comes together make everything worthwhile.”
Pal is a multi-time World Champion and record holder. He has been at the forefront of paragliding, pushing new frontiers and creating new tricks for over a decade. His achievements include 1st place in the Acrobatics World Ranking, a personal best and new Chilean open distance record of 304km, Acrobatics World Cup Champion in solo category, Acrobatics World Cup Champion in synchro category, and inventing acro maneuvers: ‘Booster’, ‘Joker’, ‘Cowboy’, ‘Bull-Ride’, ‘Infinity Tumbling’, and on a tandem paraglider ‘Esfera’ and ‘Cork-Screw’
“Learning about flow has been so useful for connecting the dots.”
In 2007 Zoe became the fourth American woman to earn the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations status, the highest level of credential available to professional mountain guides. After setting speed records, climbing first ascents, and guiding numerous expeditions in the highest and most wild mountain ranges, Zoe and her family settled in Chamonix, France. Spring of 2016 Zoe joined the prestigious teaching team of Professors training future generations of Mountain Guides at the Ecole National de Ski et Alpinisme, France’s National Guide School, becoming the second female in the history of the institution, and the first foreign trained guide to join the team. Beyond guiding and climbing professionally for outdoor companies such as Patagonia, Black Diamond, and Scarpa, Zoe’s professional life has seen her working as a Marketing and Sustainability Consultant for companies such as Patagonia, speaking to businesses, investment firms, and schools about the power of the lessons learned through cutting edge alpine climbing as they relate to learning, passion, and business, a freelance writer and photographer, and an environmental educator for the future generations of environmental stewards.