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

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Carve Magazine: Print is not Dead

Despite some haters, english media is spreading my love. Young gun João Mendonça is featured in this spread from the latest Carve mag issue. Epic day at Z-point, fuckers!!! Seems like the last hawaian season was worth it. Didn´t make it out of the barrel, but check out this kid´s flair: This was supposed to … Continue reading Carve Magazine: Print is not Dead

No Peniche Closeouts Here

Portugal waves have been heavily criticized, first it was Nazaré and now it´s Peniche´s Supertubos... Well, I didnt got either places, the name of the game here is variety! I stucked to Sagres and Ericeira as you probably know from Stab magazine. Here´s some photos of my Meo Rip Curl Peniche Pro week: And there … Continue reading No Peniche Closeouts Here

Southern Confort: Batata People

Worked as a lifeguard here and met some cool people. I keep coming back, great vibes, great view. The infamous lagos beach bar parties are great too! I prefer to surf at Praia da Rocha or Sagres, but Lagos has got some characters and some quite good surfers too... Checkout this beautiful autumn day´s gallery! It … Continue reading Southern Confort: Batata People

Stranger Than Friction

Enjoying the silly season in Praia da Rocha with top friend Mazari Zoio. Waves were small, but spirits were high. The trouble was rubbing your shoulders with the bathing tourists in front of you. Had a surf and then shot this talented lady. No leashes allowed!   My Vespa keys mystireously disapeared and reapeared after … Continue reading Stranger Than Friction

Bad Call

Way out north there was this fella I wanna tell ya about. Goes by the name of Eurico Romaguera. At least that was the handle his loving parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. See, this Romaguera, he called himself "Kiko". Got a chance to shoot him logging around Sagres … Continue reading Bad Call

Nice To See You

This is legendary Ivo Cação near my home town! I have been trying to get him back down here for ages. This time Zavial was the excuse, but it was almost flat. We scored Tonel today tough! Warm water and all, check it out! The wonder kid was ripping in trunks, getting some nice barrels … Continue reading Nice To See You