Joao Alexandre, better known as DabinThe Portuguese Surfing Federation announced that the first Portuguese surfer at the international level, died on Monday at the age of 55 (FPS)And across networks social. “Tells That Portuguese surfing is getting poorer today, with the departure DabinIt’s a common and trimmed phrase,” the union wrote on Facebook.
Dabin He was Vice European Champion in 1991 and became based in Australia, becoming a professional in the sport. “Former European runner-upAnd He raced the waves competitively even in Australia, too old to be a Portuguese surfer who was, at the time, too young for him”, continues FPS, in the statement. The surfer made his career in the European circuit and, in 1992, entered the qualifying circuit, The second division of the World Tour, then created by ASP, is now known as the World Surf League (WSL).
To João Aranha chief FPSAnd Dabin He was “someone who raised the bar, and forced a lot of surfers to be better just to try to get to his level.” He continues, “I’ve known him since the ’90s, he’s always been the reference! In these past few years when FPS has taken to the beach, I’ve found him whenever there are waves in Carcavelos, always full of roosters and thoughts.”
I 2018, o A former athlete participated in the World Masters of Azores Air, in Praia de Santa Barbara, in São Miguel, Azores, an event that brought together many of the world’s surfing legends from the 80s and 90s, from Tom Corinne to Simon Anderson, passing by Blaine Beachley. “We will miss you so much! Miss you and enjoy the surf wherever you are!” ends the FPS memo quoting its boss.
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