Bryan Hopkins surfing in Virginia Beach. As a native of Virginia Beach Bryan has been around the water all of his life. Since a young age he has had a passion for spending time outside, birdwatching, hiking, surfing and kayaking. Bryan created GoKayak to share his love of nature and exploration with others. With over 15 years of experience surfing and kayaking the local waters of Virginia Beach and his many years of experience in the hospitality industry Bryan is the perfect tour guide!