Gabriel Medina

Pro Since 2010
21 Age BRA

BIOGRAPHY

When you’re a young surfer capable of completing near-impossible aerial tricks with ease (like a backflip), the YouTube community is going to stop and take notice. When you’re capable of transitioning that limitless aerial repertoire – along with a power game and barrel-riding prowess – to the contest scene, which is being broadcast to millions around the world, and taking down the top surfers in the process, everyone will stop and take notice. Win a world title at the age of 20 (and the first-ever from a surf-crazed nation) and not only will everyone take notice, but you'll never be forgotten. Such is the story of Gabriel Medina, the wunderkind from Maresias, Brazil.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5x WSL World Championship Tour Event Winner
  • 2015 – 2nd, Billabong Pro Tahiti (CT)
  • 2014 – WSL World Champion (First-Ever Brazilian)
  • 2014 – 2nd, Billabong Pipeline Masters (CT)
  • 2013 – WSL World Junior Champion
  • 2013 – 2nd, Quiksilver Pro France (CT)
  • 2012 – 2nd, Volcom Fiji Pro (CT)
  • 2012 – 1st, Nike Lowers Pro (QS10000)
  • 2009 – 1st, Maresias Surf International (6*) – At 15, youngest surfer ever to win a WQS event.

SPONSORS

Rip Curl, Oakley, FCS, Gorilla Grip, Cabianca Surfboards, Guarana Antarctica, Samsung, Gillette

HOBBIES

Skateboarding, internet

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