Our Team

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!

Eduardo “Rato” Fernandes

Brazilian

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 old surf magazine, or come see the legend in action with us!

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!!

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!

Beto Búzios

Brazilian

Living exclusively from the wind and the ocean for the last 21 years, Beto Buzios is one of the Kitesurf pioneers in Brazil. His specialty is to solve problems on the water, making sure that everyone overcome their limitations and gets to the most amazing destinations with a lot of fun!

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!

Wandeson Souza

Brazilian

Kiteboarder / Native from Preá Beach, Ceará – Brazilian Kitesurf Mecca
As a Preá native, Wandeson knows exactly what SSF is about! He’s very familiar with the good winds, the beautiful nature, and the enchanting corners of this part of Brazil, and they’ve all shaped him into an incredible kitesurfer! Take notes!

Invited Athletes

Sebastian Ribeiro

Brazilian

Brazilian Champion Strapless Freestyle Wave / World tour 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.

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!

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!

Set Teixeira

Brazilian

Brazilian Kiteboarder / Freestyle
Where I live people breathe kitesurfing and wind. When I was a kid, my brother started to kite and taught me. It was love at first sight, after my first lesson I was passionate about the sport!
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 *in* Brazil. Catch him in the waves with SSF or at the afternoon BBQ, it’s always a good time with Mallory!

Willow Tonkin

South African / Mauritian

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 *won’t* miss this guy in the water!

Sabrina Lima

Brazilian

A south Brazilian sports addict, Sabrina is the type to make the best out of the weather condition she’s presented to.
She’s been around the world exploring different sports, but her real passion is kitesurfing.
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!

Marcela Witt

Brazilian

Kiteboarder | Surfer | TV Presenter Canal Off

Brazilian born kiter, Marcela Witt, is a great role model for girls around the world in kitesurf! She is our ambassador when she’s kiting around the world, and often co-captains a Surfin Sem Fim route in the Northeast of Brazil. She shows us what it means to kite like a girl!

Hendrick Lopes

Swiss / Capeverdean

1x Youth Kitesurf World Champion- 1x African Wingfoil Champ

Professional Waterman out of the seas of Cape Verde who moved to Switzerland for a better education. He is now pursuing his dream of traveling the world looking for the best kite and wing spots. That’s why he fell in love with our Terra do Vento and is always finding his way back here!

Titouan Galea

New Caledonia

From the island of New Caledonia, Titouan Galea has always been into water sports and got introduced to kitesurfing through his dad, when he was 9 years old. He moved to France in 2016 to compete Kite Foiling, which he did until Wing Foiling came around, in 2020. A year later, he won the first ever World Championship Title and is now 100% dedicated to this new sport.

Behind it All

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!!

Silmara Ambrósio

Brazilian

Silmara has masterfully embraced our operation since the beginning of our history, we often lack words to describe the love we all share for her. While our captains have the ability to sail through unknown seas, Silmara certainly has the ability to make everyone follow along within our purpose.

Patricia Calderón

Brazilian

Brazilian, deeply in love with Ceará and its wonders like the wind and the beaches, Patrícia knows our essence very well and embraces it with all her professionalism. She embodies our team as responsible for our image in the media and public relations.

Studio Peixe

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.

Luísa Monte

Brazilian

She left the big city in the past in order to live in a fishing village, next to the most beautiful beaches and the wind of Ceará. Carioca with a Ceará soul, Luísa is responsible for showing, through marketing, the core of the experience of sailing and knack from Terra do Vento.

Staff Members

Brazilian

A mixed aura of a player and explorer soul who guide our routes through the four wheels, César is our backbone on the trips providing the confidence that help is a call away when out of the water support is necessary, to guarantee the best sail always.

Camila Torres

Brazilian