Founder & Executive Manager: Luis M. Pinto


ABOUT is an international surfing news center in daily contact with the surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, bodyboarding, skimboarding and wakeboarding communities: athletes, governing bodies, industry, corporate marketing and media divisions, as well as environmental NGOs.

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


To share carefully curated information with the international community of surfers, kiteboarders, windsurfers, bodyboarders, skimboarders, wakeboarders, professionals or non-professionals of the water sports industry.


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

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