Founder & Executive Manager
Luis M. Pinto

ABOUT is an international surfing news center in daily contact with the surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing and bodyboarding community: athletes, sport governing bodies, industry, corporate marketing and media divisions and environmental NGO's.

HISTORY was founded in Portugal, in November 2007, by Luis M. Pinto.


Publish and deliver selected sports news to the international community of surfers, kiteboarders, windsurfers and bodyboarding, professionals or non-professionals of the water sports industry.


Lead the international surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing and bodyboarding news through the transmission of the true sporting values of innovation, culture and mutual respect in competition.

CORPORATE INFO is fully owned by Luis M. Pinto


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