About Afonso

Certificated Coach; Surf Judge; Local Surfer; Life Guard

Afonso was raised in Ericeira near the ocean. He spent most of his childhood playing with his friends in the streets and surfing. Like most of the kids in Ericeira, he started with a bodyboard – an offer from his cousin – but in his teenage years he changed to surfing. After graduating in Business Management, he changed his goals and turned his mind into surfing. Now he’s a National Judge and a Certificated Surf Coach who loves being in the water helping others to improve. He has a broad vision with focus on important details, giving a lot of attention to every surfing technic and a feedback about your waves.

Most Likely to: be in the water

Random Fact: loves a good meal

“Set one goal and improve it”