TEAM ROSTERS AND BIOS
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Portugal
DIVISION / U18 Girls
Beatriz Carvalho
  • Age / 18
  • Resides in / Costa da Caparica, Portugal
  • Favorite surf break / Any place with good waves and a good vibe
  • Board / My 5’9 sharpeye
  • Sponsors / Oneill ; Ocean&Earth ; Sharpeye surfboards ; Marcelino Beach Club
  • Biggest Achievement / Won the Portuguese Grom Search and got qualified for the World championship that was canceled due to Covid
  • Hobbies / I’m finishing my last year in high school so must of the time I’m studying or surfing. I workout every day and on Tuesdays I have a specific apnea training.
Just grateful for being here and for all the work I've been doing. Without everyone who keeps supporting me and believing in me this wouldn't be possible, especially my family.
We came strong and we came as a team!!!

Let's go Portugal!!!
Portugal
DIVISION / U16 Boys
Matias Canhoto
  • Age / 14
  • Resides in / Peniche
  • Favorite surf break / Supertubos
  • Board / SPO 5'9
  • Sponsors / Rip curl,edp,fonteviva,futures,jamtraction,spo
  • Biggest Achievement / European champ grom search
  • Hobbies / Football
I im matias canhoto im 14 years old im from portugal peniche supertubos my idol is gabriel medina i would like to be like him

My dream is to become professional surfer and live the dream

Im starting now my carrer in pro juniors ,staring to learn about more things .
Portugal
DIVISION / U16 Girls
Maria Salgado
  • Age / 15
  • Resides in / Santa Cruz
  • Favorite surf break / Santa Cruz
  • Board / SPO - 5´6 - 17.62 * 2.12
  • Sponsors / Noah - SurfHouse / SprintMoto / HortaFina / Smoothstar / Spo / Sabseguros
  • Biggest Achievement / National Champ U16
  • Hobbies / Skate, family and friends
I am a 15 years girl who leaves in Lisbon, Portugal! I really love to surf all day! I want to do this for all my life and to share with all how wonderfull is this life style
Portugal
DIVISION / U16 Boys
Jaime Veselko
  • Age / 13
  • Resides in / Carcavelos
  • Favorite surf break / Carcavelos
  • Board / Polen surf Boards
  • Sponsors / Quiksilver, fonteviva, Polen Surfboards, smoothstar
  • Biggest Achievement / Nationat champion and being in ISA
  • Hobbies / surf!
all i do is about surfing! Its my passion!
Portugal
DIVISION / U18 Girls
Gabriela Dinis
  • Age / 17
  • Resides in / Portugal
  • Favorite surf break / Coxos
  • Board / Lost 5,8
  • Sponsors / Billabong, EDP, Ericeira surf&skate, Coral, Lombos Praia
  • Biggest Achievement / 2ndEuropean Pro Junior
  • Hobbies / Play piano
Im Gabriela Dinis Im 17 years old and I came from Cascais, Portugal.Im currently finishing my last year of school and I cant wait to dedicate my time to surfing and became a professional surfer while doing some subjects in university. My biggest Inspiration is Carissa Moore.
Portugal
DIVISION / U18 Boys
Francisco Ordonhas
  • Age / 16
  • Resides in / Cascais
  • Favorite surf break / Carcavelos
  • Board / Chilli Model “A2” 5’8
  • Sponsors / Quiksilver / Ocean & earth / Shapersfins / Chilli Surfboards / The Base Surf Store
  • Biggest Achievement / 2x National Champ
  • Hobbies / Hang with friends
16 years old surfer from Cascais (Portugal), love surfing with my friends. It's my first time representing the Portuguese Team.
Portugal
DIVISION / U16 Girls
Maria Dias
  • Age / 15
  • Resides in / Costa da Caparica
  • Favorite surf break / Peniche
  • Board / 5´9 Sharpeye Inferno 72
  • Sponsors / Sharpeye Surfboards, Associação de Surf da Costa de Caparica
  • Biggest Achievement / 5th in the Nationals
  • Hobbies / Judo and other sports
I love surfing and discovering new places to surf, since I was litlle I dreamed of competing with the bests surfers, cathc amaizing waves and meet new people.

For me surf is freedom, when I am in the water that is the most relax time I have.

Being able to come here it´s one of my dreams coming true.

I was 5th in The National under 16 in 2021 and 3rd in Ripcurl Grom Search under 16.


I also practise judo, I have been National Champion in 2019 and Second in 2022.

Competing is something that I love.
Portugal
DIVISION / U18 Boys
Martim Nunes
  • Age / 18
  • Resides in / Sintra
  • Favorite surf break / Praia grande
  • Board / Fever 5.8
  • Sponsors / Vissla, g shock, creatures of leisure, futures fins, green bush
  • Biggest Achievement / National champ
  • Hobbies / Hang with friends
Love surfing with my friends
Portugal
DIVISION / U18 Boys
Francisco Queimado
  • Age / 18
  • Resides in / Cascais
  • Favorite surf break / Coxos
  • Board / SPO, Bradley
  • Sponsors / Boardculture Surf Store
  • Biggest Achievement / 3rd place U16 and U18 on the portuguese championship, regional champion
  • Hobbies / I like to play guitar and to do sports
I've been doing sports since I was a kid but surfing was the one I liked the most. I started surfing when I was 9 years old, on that time my dream of being a professional surfer was born. Since I dedicate myself daily towards my dream. I love to compete and to feel the pressure. I am proud to represent my country on the ISA Juniors. I really like music and to play guitar. I also like to travel and to surf new spots, preferably big point breaks.
Portugal
DIVISION / U16 Boys
Martim Fortes
  • Age / 15
  • Resides in / Ericeira
  • Favorite surf break / Coxos
  • Board / Semente
  • Sponsors / Billabong; semente; globe; brusco; sambazon
  • Biggest Achievement / Regional champion
  • Hobbies / Skate
My father was already a surfer and at the age of two he put me on a surfboard. By those ages I used to skate more, until at age 4 I started surfing every day and I hope to continue surfing every day.
Portugal
DIVISION / U16 Girls
Erica Máximo
  • Age / 16
  • Resides in / Carcavelos
  • Favorite surf break / Carcavelos
  • Board / 5’7 Al Merrick
  • Sponsors / Clube dos Lombos, Bana, Elite Surfing and my parents.
  • Biggest Achievement / Nacional champion of the RipCurl Grom Search under 16 fem
  • Hobbies / Music, surf and draw
I've been surfing since I was 7. I study at the French High School in Lisbon. Training with António Pedro (Topê). I aim to one day get to CT, be world champion and be able to learn from the best.
Portugal
DIVISION / U18 Girls
Benedita Teixeira
  • Age / 18
  • Resides in / Almada
  • Favorite surf break / Ponta Ruiva
  • Board / Al Merrick, happy
  • Sponsors / Brandlooks , Jhonnysurfstore
  • Biggest Achievement / Second place at nacinal league
  • Hobbies / Play football
Surf has ben a big part of my life. So i'm very gratefull to be in here. I do surf since i remender, and i love everthing about it. For me surf is not just a sport it's a way to live.
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