Photo: Bruna Arcangelo Toledo
Kitesurfers who have already made this experience
Brazilian Paraolympic Snowboarder / Kiteboarder
One of the most impressive people on our team, Andre Cintra sets an amazing example for people around the world. With a prosthetic leg, he is able to defy the odds, live his dreams, and inspire others. He is our representative and a great athlete, competing in the Winter Paralympics. Come try the Iron Man, and maybe you’ll have a chance to see this guy in action!
Adventurous Kitesurfer / Downwinder Fanatic
Before Surfin Sem Fim was born, there was Andre Penna. This is the guy that was spotted kiting (alone) along remote regions of Brazil’s northeastern coast, “just exploring”. As an advanced kiter and avid adventurer, it seems that Surfin Sem Fim and Andre were meant for each other! He is often a captain of the Surfin Sem Fim routes, he is one of our drone photographers, and he always has the best stories. Don’t miss out!
Kitesurfer/ Multi Athlete / Entrepreneurship
Our American Superman! California born Bowen Dowelle is a creative adventurer that brings so much great insight to the Surfin Sem Fim team. As a well-traveled kiter, he as seen so many great kite spots, but his good taste always brings him back to Brazil! Be sure to take a trip with Bowen as your Captain, he knows his way around better than some of the locals!
3 x World Champion – 9 x Brazilian Champion – South American Champion
Another Brazilian native, Guilly Brandão sets the standard for quality kitesurfing. He is a 3x Kitesurf World Champion and continues to impress us in the water today. He captains many routes for Surfin Sem Fim, and also offers Kitesurf Coachings in various locations around the world. Don’t let this nice guy fool you, his ability in the water is mean!!
4x Kitesurfing World Champion
As a kitesurfer, surfer, and stand-up paddleboarder, Keahi has proved to be one of the most well-rounded wave riders around the world. This Australian born pro has already left his mark on the world of water sports and continues to impress. We are pleased to have him on our team!
Kiteboarder | Surfer | TV Presenter Canal Off
Brazilian born kiter, Marcela Witt, is a great role model for girls around the world in kitesurf! She is our ambassador when she’s kiting around the world, and often co-captains a Surfin Sem Fim route in the Northeast of Brazil. She shows us what it means to kite like a girl!
Brazilian Pro Kiteboarder / 2016 Kitewave world Champion / 4x Brazilian Champion
Brazilian born wave shredder, Milla makes it look too easy! She laid the foundation for women’s kitesurfing in Brazil, and never ceases to amaze us with her bright personality and seemingly effortless skills in the water.
1x World Champion – 3x Vice World Champ – Watermen Experience
The man, the myth, the legend: Mitu! Straight out of Cape Verde, he has been kitesurfing since 2002 and has dominated the kitesurfing world in the wave riding discipline. A family man, and dedicated friend, Mitu always finds his way back to Brazil to enjoy another SSF!
2013 Brazilian Kiteboarder Champion
This Carioca (Rio de Janeiro native) has got style and isn’t afraid to show it! The high-flying Reno Romeu has been on the kitesurfing scene since the early 2000’s, and quickly made a name for himself as a pro. SSF welcome’s Reno every year to show our clients what kitesurfing is all about!
Brazilian Champion Strapless Freestyle Wave
WorldTour Top 5
One of the newest member to the SSF team, Sebastian is a young pro rider that is killing it right now! He’s been on many podiums after proving his skills in the water, and there’s more to come! Check out what the future looks like.
Kiteboarder / Native from Preá Beach, Ceará – Brazilian Kitesurf Mecca
As a Preá native, Wandeson knows exactly what SSF is about! He’s very familiar with the good winds, the beautiful nature, and the enchanting corners of this part of Brazil, and they’ve all shaped him into an incredible kitesurfer! Take notes!
A real island boy, Willow comes to us from the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’, Mauritius. This well-rounded kitesurfer can school you in the waves or in the lagoons, your choice! With those signature blonde locks, you wont miss this guy in the water!
Behind it All
From the US comes our newest member to the team, Hammond (or Presunto). He has played a dynamic role with Surfin Sem Fim, working closely with Jalila to ensure that every trip goes perfectly! He may be the guy you’re emailing about booking a trip, or the guy on the beach landing your kite— just look for the gringo desperately trying to speak Portuguese!
Jalila is the queen and the backbone of Surfin Sem Fim. She’s a legend! As an advanced kitesurfer, she captains and co-captains many trips, effortlessly playing in the waves. Jalila makes sure that all of the operations and logistics run smoothly and that everyone is happy. Her jokes never end, and by the end of the trip there is always one kiter that has fallen in love with Jalila!
The captain of Surfin Sem Fim itself, Italian born Marco Dalpozzo is the visionary that brought this wonderful experience to life. His passion for kiting, nature, exploring, and belonging has brought many people together from all over the world, to experience something unforgettable! He loves the challenge, so you’re sure to find him as the captain of the Iron Man or Ultra Man routes!
One of the God fathers, Paolo Piatti brings life to SSF. Italian born and raised, he gets the job done! His dynamic with Marco Dalpozzo had led SSF to where it is today; thanks Paolo!!
You’ll be lucky to find yourself kiting with Rato— a real surf legend. As a former professional surfer and avid water sportsman, he picked up Kitesurfing and he loved it! With an awesome sense of professionalism, Rato captains and co-captains some of the Surfin Sem Fim routes, delivering unforgettable experiences. Check him out in an old surf magazine, or come see the legend in action with us!
A dreamer isn’t the right way to describe Vincent, but more as a Visionary. He was one of the founding fathers of SSF, helping to explore the northeast of Brazil many years ago, when it was basically untouched. Now he’s back every year to enjoy an amazing project that he helped create: SSF!
Photos Bruna Arcangelo Toledo: Sebastian Ribeiro, Alex Neto, André Cintra, Reno Romeu
Photos Analice Diniz: Bowen Dwelle, Marcela Witt.