Mario started surfing in 1990. He competed in bodyboarding and also traveled around the world searching for waves that make him a very experienced traveler. He is an expert in making lessons for beginners and intermediate surfers productive as well as fun. Mario's goal, which he always achieves, is to make sure you have a great and memorable surf experience.
Miguel Ferreira started surfing in 1987. He began teaching and opened his own surf school in 1999. He is a competitor in the National, European, and World Longboard Tour. Miguel is qualified as a surf instructor level 2, certified by the Portuguese Surf Federation and IPDJ. He coached Portuguese pro surfers and longboarders until 2010, at which time he decided to shift his focus to organizing surf trips and developing the surf school in Porto.
Pedro Marinho began teaching in 2010 and specializes in teaching surfing at beginner and intermediate level. He is also a traveler who always looks for the best waves. North Africa and Portugal are the regions where Pedro feels most at home. Pedro is the youngest teacher in the team, which means he's also the most enthusiastic. Pedro's love for the water and for helping people learn to surf will make sure that your first experience in the waves is a huge success and great fun.
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I spent an unforgettable few days getting back into the waves again with Surfing Porto. Excellent surfers and instructors! They care about finding the right conditions and the best breaks. Whatever your level is, you're in safe hands.