Photo: Bruna Arcangelo Toledo

Our Athletes

Kitesurfers who have already made this experience

Alex Neto


Brazilian Pro / Kiteboarding Champion 2014 / World tour Top 5

A Cumbuco local, from the northeast of Brazil, Alex Neto has been shredding since 2007. He’s been around the world kiteboarding and competing, but always makes time to get in his SSF trips!

André Cintra


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!

André Penna


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!

Bowen Dwelle


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!

Carlos “Bebe” Mario


A great representative of Brazil, and Ceará, Bebe rides with incredible technicality and confidence. This fierce competitor is quite a site to see on the water. Be sure to find him on one of our SSF routes this year!

Estefania Rosa


This Cumbuco native is an expert in the freestyle discipline, with multiple regional championships under her belt. She is a shining light on our team, very family oriented, and always giving back to the community— an excellent example for anyone!

Guilly Brandão


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!!

Inês Correia


Pro Kiteboarder

This Portugal native is no joke! She’s a part of the North Kiteboarding team and rides with some of the best. Check her out as she sets the tone for woman in the kitesurfing world!

Keahi de Aboitiz


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!

Mallory Villemarque


Kiteboarder / Kite Coach

Coming to us from across the Atlantic, this French born F-one rider is a freestyle freak! It’s always a show when he arrives to Brazil. Catch him in the waves with SSF or at the afternoon BBQ, it’s always a good time with Mallory!

Marcela Witt


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!

Matchu Lopes

Cape Verdean

2016 World Champion / 2017 World Vice Champion

Born to ride, Matchu has been dominating the waters of Cabo Verde since birth! His natural and fearless style easily qualifies him as one of the best riders out of the African continent.

Melissa Gil


Pro Kiteboarder

A kiteboarder and marine biologist with a passion for the ocean, Melissa has dedicated a lot of time to protecting coral reefs and all of the good they do. She holds the US women’s speed sailing record, and is an all around awesome human being!

Milla Ferreira


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.

Mitu Monteiro

Cape Verdean

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!

Pedro Matos


Here we have ourselves a “Carioca”, straight out of Rio de Janeiro. His well rounded skill set has proved him to be one of the best Brazilian kiters. With youth on his side, he has potential to be one of the world’s best. Let’s go Pedro!

Reno Romeu


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!

Sebastian Ribeiro


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.

Wandeson Souza


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!

Willow Tonkin


Pro Kiteboarder

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

Hammond Sale Jr.


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 Paulino


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!

Marco Dalpozzo


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!

Mathew Garrick


Mathew is our Aussie counterpart that brings a lot to the table. He adds a different aspect to our team, and is behind the operations of Surfin Sem FIm. He works closely with the rest our team to solve day to day problems, makes sure our trips run smoothly, and that our clients are satisfied.…

Paolo Piatti


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!!

Rato Fernandes


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!

Sergio Godoy

The “Beast”, as some call him, is a frequenter of SSF trips and is also a part of the team. His expertise is publicity, branding, and marketing once again lifts Surfin Sem Fim to a higher standard.

Vincent Daubagna


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.