There is more than one way to think about the power of water

Clayton Barker has managed to turn a hobby of riding waves on flowriders into a career. How do you turn passion into a career, Clayton shares his story.

About the speaker

Clayton has been in the UAE for 8 years and worked at all of the large waterparks in the region.

For as long as he can remember Clayton has been involved in the leisure entertainment industry.

A photographer by training he got his start in the waterpark industry at the WaveHouse in South Africa as a flowrider instructor. In 2011 he won his 1st World Flowrider Championship repeating this again in 2014 and 2015 retiring from the sport in 2016 with an epic 2nd place in the world championships in Abu Dhabi.

Clayton is currently the operations manager of the Laguna Waterpark where his mandate is to oversee growth. Water is his passion and creative ways of selling this medium is his latest adventure.

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