Summer Vibes

It´s been a weid summer. After a crazy spring the sun has finaly turned up and tourists are once again flocking to the Algarve. The swell is average onshore wind swell fat as hell and dumping in the end section. Good enough for my boyz Marlon and Gony to have some fun with the summer … Continue reading Summer Vibes

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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

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

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

Buarcos Freesurf

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

Escape

Spent a couple days in Ericeira for the best swell of the season. Here´s some random pics of trip, plus a video, plus the epic diner at Tasca da Boa Viagem. Escape to Ericeira from joao bracourt on Vimeo. It was all fun and games and in the end a 8,800 Kgs Seabass for diner. … Continue reading Escape

Marlon & Alves Score Huge Tonel

We drove to Sagres on the south coast of Portugal. The swell was west, solid, masses of water moving caressed by an offshore breeze. The tide was super low, just perfect conditions. Marlon Lipke and Francisco "Chico" Alves were on it and catched a few beautiful beasts until they got smashed and broke their boards. … Continue reading Marlon & Alves Score Huge Tonel