Boy Toys

Me and my mate Jerome just got some new surfboards from The Retro Movement shaped by the charismatic Dan Costa! Both are 7'2 and were inspired by a Devon Howard stick. Check out what he has to say about eggs on Surf Splendor Podcast.     https://youtu.be/Z-tOYq1W034 One of my favourite aspects in surfing has … Continue reading Boy Toys

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Print Is Not Dead: Pacific Longboarder

In the ultra modern age of the 21st century plates are square or even triangular. To be honest, I am pretty conservative when it comes to food, it´s not that I am against brazillian wax, but gourmet, design and sushi... Anyway, found inspiration for my Pacific Longboarder magazine piece in this old plate of mine, check … Continue reading Print Is Not Dead: Pacific Longboarder

There´s A Big Dilema About The Big Storm Emma

Emma was mixing pleasure with pain yesterday. The surfers were happy, at least the ones who don´t have beach businesses... Waves everywhere, including inside Portimão harbour. Portuguese Kai Lenny Arnaud Dussen was on it as well as Portimão Surf Club actual president Francisco Canelas. The policia maritima kicked the boys out of the water, but … Continue reading There´s A Big Dilema About The Big Storm Emma

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

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