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Sebastian Ribeiro

Nationality
Brazilian

Homespot
Florianopolis, Brazil

Date of Birth
21.12.1992

Kitesurfing since
2008

Favorite Spot
Mokuleia, Hawaii and One Eye, Mauritius

Favorite Gear Set-Up
Neo SLS + Whip D/LAB + Click bar

Biggest Career Achievement
Was the 2nd place in One Eye 2017 and the 3rd of the world in 2013 and 2015

Brazillian wave/freestyle strapless champion 2017

YOUR HOBBIES ASIDE KITEBOARDING?

I really like sports, so when I’m not kiting, I’m surfing, snowboarding, foiling…

WHAT DO YOU DO ON A DAY WITHOUT WIND? 

Probably sports or just have fun with my girlfriend.

WHAT STYLE OF MUSIC ARE YOU INTERESTED IN? 

Most of the time commercial house, but sometimes rock, Hip Hop or slow.

HOW AND WHY DID YOU START KITEBOARDING? 

I started because of those many windy days that I didn’t surf, plus, I’m so addict to sports. So when I saw it for the first time I just got in love.

WHY ARE YOU RIDING FOR DUOTONE?

I think it’s because of my surf background, the Duotone surfboards are really good, but of course we always have a lot to improve on the board developing.

WHAT IS YOUR MAIN GOAL FOR THE FUTURE?

My goal for the future is ride for Duotone and help developing the products. I have been work close with Sky Solbach and we already got some good stuff.

WHAT TRAINING DO YOU DO TO STAY FIT? 

Functional, Gym and swimming

WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN YOUR JOB IF YOU WOULDN´T BE A PRO KITEBOARDER? 

Mechanical Engineer

WHAT´S YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD? 

Pizza and a couple of Brazilian food… haha

WHAT DID YOU ALWAYS WANT TO SAY?

There is always a positive side.

Favorite Gear Set-Up

SLS
Whip D/LAB - Unicolor

Whip D/LAB

SMALL TO MEDIUM WAVES / STRAPLESS FREESTYLE

CHARACTERISTICS

FREESTYLE
FREERIDE
OLAS MEDIANAS
OLAS GRANDES
NUEVO
Click Bar Quad Control - M

Click Bar Quad Control

Barras

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