Tiago Pires, better known by his nickname ‘Saca’ is widely regarded as the best surfer in Portugal. And that is no mean feat, as Portugal is one of the world capitals of surfing and home to Ericeira, one of only 3 designated World Surfing Reserves, along with Malibu, California and more recently Manly Beach in … Read More
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Quicksilver Pro results and surfing in Toronto
Portugal’s pro surfers experienced a bit of mixed luck at the Quicksilver Pro Gulf Coast surfing competition over the weekend. The Pro Gulf Coast, which took place at Snapper Rocks in Queensland, Australia, saw Tiago Pires eliminated in the second round by Australian Bede Durbidge. From bettor.com: Squaring off with Pires in the 11th heat … Read More
Portuguese surf fashion
Those who know me also know that I am a well-known ‘fashionista’ – always on the cusp of international couture from the runways of Paris and Milan to the streets of London, New York and Moscow. The fact that I choose to wear sweatpants and a fleece jumper 75% of the time should not take … Read More
Pro surf news from Portugal!
Most of you who follow the professional surfing circuit probably already know the main results of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal competition held last week in Peniche. American Kelly Slater was beaten in the finals by Brazil’s Adriano da Souza, but Slater is still on course to win his 11th World Surfing Championship. Da Souza … Read More