Per Kamperin also has an exceptionally full and active personal life, characterized by a long list of hobbies and personal interests.
Aside from the many facets of his professional career, Per Kamperin is also very passionate about golf, soccer, watching and analyzing sports statistics, Karate (Kyokushinkai-style), Japanese swords, traveling, exploring the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, reading, and politics. Here’s a little more about his unique personal passions.
From a very early age, watching and playing competitive sports had a very big influence on Per Kamperin’s life. From golf to soccer, watching and playing provided years of enjoyment and still does to this day. Of particular and unique interest to Per Kamperin, however, was his active study and practice of Karate, Kyokushinkai-style.
Karate for Per Kamperin was not just a side interest when he first began. He immediately became heavily involved in its practice and theory. “Kyokushin is a style of stand-up, full contact karate founded in 1964 by Korean Japanese Masutatsu Oyama. Kyokushin is Japanese for ‘the ultimate truth’” and “is rooted in a philosophy of self-improvement, discipline, and hard training”. “More than 12 million” people all over the world currently practice Kyokushin today.
Two of Per Kamperin’s favorite pastimes, often enjoyed together, are travelling and spending time with friends and family. His most travelled to and subsequent favorite travel destinations are Australia, Aitutaki (Pacific island), and Singapore.