Figueira da Foz is where I was born and my dearest place. Think I´ll never forget it´s long waves peeling off in the distance, one after the other as I walked back home from school at Rua do Pinhal. I love Algarve, where I live, the short winters and beautiful weather make me feel like … Continue reading It´s A Narrow Open Road: Part IV
Rode my Vespa to Figueira da Foz to see old friends, surf and shoot some photos. On one of the best days of surfing at Cabedelo, Eurico Gonçalves, former longboarding national champion and Gliding Barnacles event founder and organizer, rode this alternative wave craft. He caught a couple of nice ones and dodged the bigger … Continue reading Surf Pegasus
Surf, eat, party, repeat, repeat, repeat. Catched a ride to my birth place Figueira da Foz (thanks Jerome) couldn´t miss this year´s Gliding Barnacles Festival. Time for T, The Parkinsons, some stylish loggers and cool people were gonna be there too, some too cool... Not to mention the barbecues, beer and wine, etc. Paul Mcneill … Continue reading What Does A Barnacle Do?
Although it´s not the first time I publish in Japan I am stoked to have collaborated with this cool guys from Blue mag. Met Sasao and Jumbo last summer in Figueira da Foz, during the gliding barnacles festival. Cool guys. Interesting to interact with diferent cultures. So funny the ways they have, they must think … Continue reading Print Is Not Dead: Blue Mag
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
Another epic festival in my birth place Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Beau Young, Lola Mignot, Jordan Spee... from America to Japan, good guys. Live music at the beach, free beer, barbecues, rocknroll and art at the garage... Djs. Everything. Checkout the pics: “Life is trouble. Only death is not. To be alive is to undo … Continue reading Perceves Deslizantes
The tide was wrong and the wind sideshore, the banks weren´t perfect, but great waves runned across this point of Buarcos beautiful bay. It was the first day of Liga Meo Surf at Figueira da Foz and the boys were on it warming up for the event. Check out this little slideshow of the action: … Continue reading Buarcos Freesurf