Pedro Matos

Pedro Matos




Pedro Matos



Rio de Janeiro, Barra de Tijuca





Top 3 kitesurfing spots?

Barra da Tijuca-Rio de Janeiro, Lakey Pipe - Indonesia, Backyards - Hawaii


Favourite gear setup?

Kite Neo SLS 9 and 5.9 Wam D/LAB for waves

Kite Rebel SLS 8 and Voke SLS 5.1 for freestyle


The biggest achievements in your kiteboarding career

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?



What did you always want to say?

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


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