Sebastian Diego Ribeiro



Florianopolis, Brazil  





Top 3 kitesurfing spots?

  • Campeche (Home Spot)
  • Mokuleia, Hawaii
  • One Eye, Mauritius


Favourite gear setup?

My favourite setup is the Neo + Pro Wam 5`8 + Click bar


The biggest achievements in your kiteboarding career

  • 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.


Sebastian Ribeiro