Meet the Team | Bianca van Aardt

What is your name & surname?
Bianca van Aardt

What is your current role at Gone? 
Junior Marketing and E-Commerce Manager

What lead you to working at Gone?
The intention behind the business and the need to surf before work.

What is your Instagram username?

What's your favourite sport - climbing / surfing / trail running ? 

  • Regular or goofy Regular
  • Favourite break? J-Bay
  • Dream surfing destination? Fiji
You also do trail running, right? Tell us about...
  • Favourite trail? Kogelberg 
  • Anything you are training for at the moment? Training to be better!
  • Dream trail running destination? Mont Blanc

What is your favourite piece of Patagonia gear?
R1 TechFace

What’s the one thing you think that people don’t know about the Patagonia brand? 
The effort that goes into sourcing materials, creators, farmers to make the best product that does less harm to the environment.

Your favourite weekend escape / micro-adventure? 
Misty Cliffs

What is your ultimate /dream outdoor-adventure trip?
Hawaii. Running up the volcanic mountains in the morning, surfing the afternoon.

What is the last photo you took on your phone? 
A full rainbow!

Share a description of your favorite material object that you already own? 
A glossy, smooth, 9ft single fin longboard. Bright yellow underneath, fresh white on top. It’s a work of art.

Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
I can remember very specific details, including numbers. Like photographic memory vibes.

What is your favorite documentary?
Bustin’ Down The Door

If you could put anything on a billboard, what would you write? 
What would you do, even if you knew you would fail?

Quick Fire Questions!

  • Cats or dogs? Cats
  • Spotify or iTunes? Spotify 
  • Oceans or mountains? Oceans
  • What do you want to be when you grow up? A shark
  • If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be? Chickpeas