Ultraman Diary

“.. Tristeza não tem fim Felicidade sim A felicidade é como a pluma Que o vento vai levando pelo ar Voa tão leve Mas tem a vida breve Precisa que haja vento sem parar A minha felicidade está sonhando Nos olhos da minha namorada É como esta noite, passando, passando..” (Antônio Carlos Jobim – A…

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SSF Coaching in Matanzas, Chile

Out of the plane already late at night numb eyes from the flight, but there’s no mistake in what I’m seeing…all bags rolled out from the belt and mine board bag its not there. No extra volume doors to open magically and reveal it for me, it actually didn’t come that’s the fact. Long story…

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SSF Namibia – More than a Kitesurfing Experience

Tell us your name and a little about yourself: I’m Marcelo Gomes Teixeira. I’m 54 years old, and I love traveling. I’ve been in 80 different countries; I’ve lived in the United States, Mexico and Hong Kong. Getting to know Namibia has always been a dream of mine, and combining this trip with Kiting could not have been more…

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2019, A Year of Evolution

Machu Lopes flying high. Photo: Ydwer As human beings, we are on the constant mission to evolve and better ourselves; it’s something that’s buried within us, something that we can’t control. When we set goals for ourselves we seek the tools and means to get there, and this is something that we must embrace in…

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GKA Ceara Kite Pro 2018

This year, Brazil had the wonderful opportunity to host the penultimate stage of the GKA Kitesurf World Tour on it’s own turf, and better yet in our own backyard here on the beaches of Preá! The event began November 20th with a registration day, and would lead the competitors into days of single elimination, double…

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Kiting in Paradise: The Lençois Maranhenses

Lençois Maranhenses is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is an immense mass of sand and fresh water, constantly changing under the intense action of the wind. It’s almost like a living being, which makes it even more magical. Its dunes and lagoons do not stop moving, covering forests, houses…

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Ultra Man: Kitelooping 1,000km through the Northeast

  Our first day of the adventure started in Ponta Negra, where we stayed at the Manary hotel, in front of the kite spot and 40 minutes from the Natal airport. The anxiety set in as we were about to start the longest kite trip of our lives. On August 21, 2018 we started the…

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Finding My Way In Brazil // A Travel Story

  This year has been a wild ride. From starting the year out in Cape Town, South Africa to writing this blog from Viana do Castelo, Portugal… it feels like I haven’t stopped moving. It hasn’t all gone to plan. Being off the water for nearly 6 months meant a lot of canceled flights and…

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