Philipp started freestyle windsurfing in 2009 on the eastfrisian island Borkum. After school he moved to the island Norderney to do his civil-service and to spent as much time on the water as possible. Subsequently he started studying economics in Kiel, which is the surf-capital of germany. His favorite spots are the unlimited sandbars in the german Wadden Sea, which are a perfect flatwater playground. His favorite moves are skopus, shakas and frontloops.
Competing was never an option for him, he focusses on quality time on the water with his friends and seeks to produce impressive surf-videos. Besides that Philipp is the author of many articles of germanys SURF-magazin.