New Kids On The Block

Surf schools, academies and pts, even physiotherapists spoil this kids nowadays. The change of the guard for better or for worse will happen one day. Here are some pics of the kids from my town. Internet and gaming are big distractions for this brats, but the outdoor should be a way to balance that. Ricardo … Continue reading New Kids On The Block


Moody Waters

I can be moody. Maybe that´s the ocean. If you go with the flow it means you have to go fast then slow, then stop, repeat and viceversa. Stability is a bad sign, I heard when your heart is beating to the same pace all day your are in trouble. Mine isn´t. I also heard … Continue reading Moody Waters

Dont´Foil Yourself

Let me introduce you Arnaud Dussen. I know this kid since the early 90´s. His family own a windsurfing school on the other side of the river from where I live in the Algarve, Portugal. I would ride my bike to surf Ferragudo and sometimes I would see him sailing his skate or doing something … Continue reading Dont´Foil Yourself


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



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