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Pedro Matos

Nationality
Brazilian

Homespot
Rio de Janiero, Barra de Tijuca

Favorite Spot
Lakey Pip, Indonesia and Backyards, Hawaii

Favorite Gear Set-Up
Kite Neo SLS 9 and 5.9 Wam D/LAB for waves

Kite Rebel SLS 8 and Voke SLS 5.1 for freestyle

Biggest Career Achievement
2016 IKA wave world champion 

GKA vice-champion Germany 2021

GKA vice-champion Morrocos 2021

TOP 3 Overall GKA rank 2021

YOUR HOBBIES ASIDE KITEBOARDING?

Surf, Foil surf, Wing foil and Paragliding

WHAT DO YOU DO ON A DAY WITHOUT WIND? 

Functional training and my hobbies 

WHAT STYLE OF MUSIC ARE YOU INTERESTED IN? 

My favorite is Hip Hop but I also love to listem to a good rock and Brazilian songs.

HOW AND WHY DID YOU START KITEBOARDING? 

I started with my father in 2010 . Everybody was doing kite at Barra da Tijuca and we thought would be fun to do it. After I learned I just couldn’t stop anymore.

WHY ARE YOU RIDING FOR DUOTONE?

I’ve been riding duotone even before I got on the team. For me it’s the greatest brand out there.

WHAT IS YOUR MAIN GOAL FOR THE FUTURE?

Be the number 1

WHAT TRAINING DO YOU DO TO STAY FIT? 

A lot of functional training and stretching 

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

Probably a surfer 

WHAT´S YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD? 

Sushi

WHAT DID YOU ALWAYS WANT TO SAY?

If your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough.

Favorite Gear Set-Up

SLS
Whip D/LAB - Unicolor

Whip D/LAB

SMALL TO MEDIUM WAVES / STRAPLESS FREESTYLE

CHARACTERISTICS

FREESTYLE
FREERIDE
ONDE MEDIE
ONDE ALTE
SLS
Wam D/LAB - Unicolor

Wam D/LAB

ALL-ROUNDER, SMALL TO MEDIUM WAVES

CHARACTERISTICS

FREESTYLE
FREERIDE
ONDE MEDIE
ONDE ALTE
NUOVO
Click Bar Quad Control - M

Click Bar Quad Control

Barre

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