Photo: Analice Diniz

Our Team

You’ll be lucky to find yourself kiting with Rato— a real surf legend. As a former professional surfer and avid water sportsman, he picked up Kitesurfing and he loved it! With an awesome sense of professionalism, Rato captains and co-captains some of the Surfin Sem Fim routes, delivering unforgettable experiences. Check him out in an…

André Penna

Brazilian

Adventurous Kitesurfer / Downwinder Fanatic

Before Surfin Sem Fim was born, there was Andre Penna. This is the guy that was spotted kiting (alone) along remote regions of Brazil’s northeastern coast, “just exploring”. As an advanced kiter and avid adventurer, it seems that Surfin Sem Fim and Andre were meant for each other! He is often a captain of the Surfin Sem Fim routes, he is one of our drone photographers, and he always has the best stories. Don’t miss out!

Guilly Brandão

Brazilian

3 x World Champion – 9 x Brazilian Champion – South American Champion

Another Brazilian native, Guilly Brandão sets the standard for quality kitesurfing. He is a 3x Kitesurf World Champion and continues to impress us in the water today. He captains many routes for Surfin Sem Fim, and also offers Kitesurf Coachings in various locations around the world. Don’t let this nice guy fool you, his ability in the water is mean!!

Estefania Rosa

Brazilian

This Cumbuco native is an expert in the freestyle discipline, with multiple regional championships under her belt. She is a shining light on our team, very family oriented, and always giving back to the community— an excellent example for anyone!

Mitu Monteiro

Cape Verdean

1x World Champion – 3x Vice World Champ – Watermen Experience

The man, the myth, the legend: Mitu! Straight out of Cape Verde, he has been kitesurfing since 2002 and has dominated the kitesurfing world in the wave riding discipline. A family man, and dedicated friend, Mitu always finds his way back to Brazil to enjoy another SSF!

Invited Athletes

Sebastian Ribeiro

Brazilian

Brazilian Champion Strapless Freestyle Wave
WorldTour Top 5

One of the newest member to the SSF team, Sebastian is a young pro rider that is killing it right now! He’s been on many podiums after proving his skills in the water, and there’s more to come! Check out what the future looks like.

Brazilian

Brasilian Kiteboarder / Freestyle  Where I live they breathe kitesurf and wind, and when I was a kid my brother started to kite, and he started to teach me and after my first lesson I was passionate for the kitesurf!

Pedro Matos

Brazilian

Here we have ourselves a “Carioca”, straight out of Rio de Janeiro. His well rounded skill set has proved him to be one of the best Brazilian kiters. With youth on his side, he has potential to be one of the world’s best. Let’s go Pedro!

Matchu Lopes

Cape Verdean

2016 World Champion / 2017 World Vice Champion

Born to ride, Matchu has been dominating the waters of Cabo Verde since birth! His natural and fearless style easily qualifies him as one of the best riders out of the African continent.

Keahi de Aboitiz

Australian

4x Kitesurfing World Champion

As a kitesurfer, surfer, and stand-up paddleboarder, Keahi has proved to be one of the most well-rounded wave riders around the world. This Australian born pro has already left his mark on the world of water sports and continues to impress. We are pleased to have him on our team!

Mallory Villemarque

Spanish

Kiteboarder / Kite Coach

Coming to us from across the Atlantic, this French born F-one rider is a freestyle freak! It’s always a show when he arrives to Brazil. Catch him in the waves with SSF or at the afternoon BBQ, it’s always a good time with Mallory!

Reno Romeu

Brazilian

2013 Brazilian Kiteboarder Champion

This Carioca (Rio de Janeiro native) has got style and isn’t afraid to show it! The high-flying Reno Romeu has been on the kitesurfing scene since the early 2000’s, and quickly made a name for himself as a pro. SSF welcome’s Reno every year to show our clients what kitesurfing is all about!

Willow Tonkin

Mauritien

Pro Kiteboarder

A real island boy, Willow comes to us from the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’, Mauritius. This well-rounded kitesurfer can school you in the waves or in the lagoons, your choice! With those signature blonde locks, you wont miss this guy in the water!

Alex Neto

Brazilian

Brazilian Pro / Kiteboarding Champion 2014 / World tour Top 5

A Cumbuco local, from the northeast of Brazil, Alex Neto has been shredding since 2007. He’s been around the world kiteboarding and competing, but always makes time to get in his SSF trips!

Behind it All

Marco Dalpozzo

Italian

The captain of Surfin Sem Fim itself, Italian born Marco Dalpozzo is the visionary that brought this wonderful experience to life. His passion for kiting, nature, exploring, and belonging has brought many people together from all over the world, to experience something unforgettable! He loves the challenge, so you’re sure to find him as the captain of the Iron Man or Ultra Man routes!

Paolo Piatti

Italian

One of the God fathers, Paolo Piatti brings life to SSF. Italian born and raised, he gets the job done! His dynamic with Marco Dalpozzo had led SSF to where it is today; thanks Paolo!!

Brazilian

A group of artists and professionals with diverse experiences, who believe in art, design and the human ability to tell stories, create content and smart solutions in different areas of the branding.

Vincent Daubagna

French

A dreamer isn’t the right way to describe Vincent, but more as a Visionary. He was one of the founding fathers of SSF, helping to explore the northeast of Brazil many years ago, when it was basically untouched. Now he’s back every year to enjoy an amazing project that he helped create: SSF!

Photos Bruna Arcangelo Toledo: Sebastian Ribeiro, Alex Neto, André Cintra, Reno Romeu
Photos Analice Diniz: Bowen Dwelle, Marcela Witt.