Portuguese Man O’ War

Las weekend we had the honor to see Frederico Morais aka Kikas surf in our beautiful Algarve. The level he was displaying was phenomenal. Unfortunatly the waves did not cooperate. Swell, winds and sandbanks combination here make this place a very fickle one. Friend Gastao Entrudo was on the water shooting video. This guy can … Continue reading Portuguese Man O’ War

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Z-Victim: Octávio Lourenço

Just another new year´s day in the Algarve. It wasn´t cold, it wasn´t hot, waves for all tastes and lots of kooks. Octavio is not one, but payed the price for charging solid Zavial and unfortunatelly did a couple of ribbs. Here is the wipeout: This guy besides shaping Alex Botelho´s boards, Ferox of course, … Continue reading Z-Victim: Octávio Lourenço

Faina: A Little Exhibition

Made this show at Faina a couple of days ago, sorry I didn´t invite you. It´s pretty small. The food is big time. And so is the wine. Chack out some photos of the vernissage. Thanks to Emidio Freire, Ana, David, etc. You know who.  Whooohoo! Anyway great selection of wine and deliciouse food, check … Continue reading Faina: A Little Exhibition

Carrapateira

Another day in Sagres, or shall I say Costa Alentejana, lol. Caravan Park, lololol. Just a couple of waves with Marlon Lipke and Pedro Coelho, and some kooks. Prove me wrong and thank me kids, lolololol. The kook crowd was ok this day, just 12 campervans wich is nice for todays standarts. Even the fishermen … Continue reading Carrapateira

Print Is Not Dead: Die Zeit

With the remaining surfing magazines in an agonizing death and the sport going mainstream it´s natural that Germany´s biggest newspaper Die Zeit publishes your work. 12 year old João Maria Mendonça showing how it´s done in the Algarve. Thanks for the contact Tim Wendrich. “Hang on to your youthful enthusiasms -- you’ll be able to use them … Continue reading Print Is Not Dead: Die Zeit

Fe Paz Amor: Ricardo Diniz

Met Ricardo Diniz today through "my" Skipper Manuel Dantas. Sailor/surfer/entrepreneur, Ricardo is solo sailing to Brasil (with his cat) where he is delivering a saint from Fátima sanctuary in Portugal. The weather has been a bit crazy and he made a quick stop in the Algarve. In 2006 he sailed from my home town Portimão to … Continue reading Fe Paz Amor: Ricardo Diniz

Sliding Society

Went to Faro for this longboarding contest to have some wine with old friends, the waves sucked, but who cares even met new ones like João Lima and Diogo Gonçalves. Almost made a tatoo with Catherina Cardoso too, ahah! Check out the action. Thanks Necas for the nice event, always nice to go back to … Continue reading Sliding Society