Who are you? Dreya Bennett
Job title? Glass Artist
What brings/brought you to the Ocean? I was born in Africa so I was in a pool or the sea nearly every weekend then my parents moved back to Cornwall when i was 9 and my sister and I saw surfing for the 1st time!!!
Your top 7 Beach BBQ guests: A top chef to cook dinner of course maybe heston blumenthal Ellen Macarther, Grayson Perry, Neil Armstrong, Leonardo da Vinci and I have to invite my husband or i’ll be in trouble plus my dog
Your love of the sea? The way it changes it never looks the same and I love the way it sparkles in the sun.
Your hate of the sea? Cold brrr
What would you like more of? Sunshine
What would you like less of? Rubbish
Favourite UK Ocean location? Watergate Bay I learned to surf and kitesurf here, as well as picking up a few scars and some amazing times in the water and on the beach
Favourite Worldwide Ocean location? West
What tunes are you listening to when you head to the Ocean? Whatever is on the radio
What 2 items would you need for a desert island trip? My board and a good book
You can see Dreya’s amazing Glass work that is all inspired by her love of the ocean at https://www.dreyaglass.co.uk
Dreya set the World Record for the Longest Distance Kitesurf – http://www.bbc.co.uk/cornwall/content/articles/2005/07/25/extreme_sports_kitesurf_record_feature.shtml
Dreya was a Former Champion in the TV Show Gladiators – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/i-won-gladiators-in-the-1990s—now-im-professional-athlete/