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GUINCHO! My Home

My name Is Francisco Gomes, people call me “Xico”, I´ve been an instructor for Moana for 6 years now but it started waaay before that, in a place where I like to call Home. On the start of a surf class when we walking down to the beach it as been quite offen for students…
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Websurfer!

I can't teach you to surf but that didn't keept me away of the Moana Surf School Team! "Working" for Moana behind a computer is what I do. Well, sometimes I also grab a surf board for some fun! :) It was June, 2016, and Alex was having trouble with the School website. Moana's photographer,…
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Garrett McNamara and company! Surf Summit Ericeira 2016

Meeting time 18.00 Cascais shopping car park! My wingman for the evening and photo/website master Tiago Alves. Destination Ericeira for the 2016 Surf Summit / web Surf Summit! Was a great evening starting with food and drinks mainly produced from the Mafra region. Then we heard some great surf stories and memories with some great…
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Dangers of the ocean photographer

It is not as easy as you think to get a great picture from the water. The photographer needs to swim around for long periods of time with a heavy water housing filled with a expensive camera at the same time often being pounded by huge waves!. A lot of time and preperation is needed…
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