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


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


Brendon Has Just Left The Building

Brendon Gibbens is another "hot" surfer at least by mag/clip standarts has been cruising a lot in Portugal. I almost bumped into him and Craig Anderson (another hot surfer) in Sagres at the begining of the year. I was with Sebastien Salty Frames, but we thought eating chicken in Monchique was the go. This time … Continue reading Brendon Has Just Left The Building


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


People Who Surf: Yoni Klein

Met this super nice, mellow bloke at Tiago Oliveira´s place. As we say here: "Amigo do meu amigo meu amigo é."... By chance I had taken this cool pics from Cave while photographing Alby, Torrey and Nic. He payed dinner... Tiago had told me this fantastic story when he and this Israeli surfer surfed perfect … Continue reading People Who Surf: Yoni Klein