Freddie “Astaire” Meadows

From the cold distant shores of Sweden came this friend of a friend who instantly became a friend by the name of Freddie Meadows. Marlon Lipke had already told me about this insane dude who explores secret slabs and does this crazy hikes, mostly by himself, sometimes at below zero temperatures. We met at Cordoama … Continue reading Freddie “Astaire” Meadows

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Arrifana Sunset Fest

Skipped Salinas and catched a ride to this year´s Arrifana Surf Fest. Time for T were playing also, couldn´t miss that. Nice waves, great vibes and beautiful people. The Feijoada de choco with red wine was epic too! After some partying a tasty bifana and a pastel de nata ended the night sweetly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAjWCEciy70&w=560&h=315 This … Continue reading Arrifana Sunset Fest

Summer Vibes

It´s been a weid summer. After a crazy spring the sun has finaly turned up and tourists are once again flocking to the Algarve. The swell is average onshore wind swell fat as hell and dumping in the end section. Good enough for my boyz Marlon and Gony to have some fun with the summer … Continue reading Summer Vibes

Print Is Not Dead: Prime Surfing Mag

Happy to have this spread of Nic von Rupp published in the latest Prime Surfing mag edition. The cover has Leon Glazer flying high in the tropics. Too fantastic german Homo sapiens specimens with a touch of neanderthal raw power. https://vimeo.com/147998988 Specimen 1 https://vimeo.com/saulgarcia/leonglatzer_schnitzel Specimen 2 "Art is making something out of nothing and selling it." … Continue reading Print Is Not Dead: Prime Surfing Mag

Gony Is All In

Gony, Gonzalo. Moya, Zubizarreta, whatever. Surfer, entrepreneur and lover, not sure about the order. Friend. Stoked to see this guy doing well in my home town winning Liga Meo Figueira da Foz Pro. I have a lot of respect for this guys, like Marlon, Saca and Kikas now; travelling around the globe competing and for … Continue reading Gony Is All In

Wim Hof Method Workshop

As a long time fan of Wim Hof aka the Iceman it was a pleasure to shoot this workshop at Aljezur, Algarve. It took place yesterday at Atlantic Riders Lodge rooftop with a beautiful view and relaxing music. Sweet to catch up with some old friends like Ramon Laureano from Jet Resgate. Alex Botelho was … Continue reading Wim Hof Method Workshop

Balsas

Spent some time with the Balsemão family a couple of moons ago. Concha wants to be a pro surfer and her dad is keen on helping her. This was a quick session after school. The waves kind sucked, but the extreme weather was kind of cool, kind of. Actually the swell was pretty big this … Continue reading Balsas