About

Age
36 years old

Nationality
PT


My name is Joana Andrade and I am a professional surfer from Ericeira, Portugal. I started competing on a national and European level in 1996 and was at the top of the rankings for years. Nowadays I am a surf coach and a shaper. Last year I started a new challenge: surfing big waves. I am the first Portuguese female surfer to have a go at XXL waves and therefore you could call me a pioneer. From now on I want to focus on surfing big waves in Portugal and the rest of the world. Last week I got nominated for the XXL Global Big wave Awards, surfing Nazare Last year catching a huge wave in Papoa, Peniche on the 22nd of December 2013. The fact that I am the first Portuguese female big wave surfer, and actually one of the very few female big wave riders in World surf nazare

Rider Infos

Sport(s) you practice

Favorite practiced sport

Surf

Ride equipment(s)

Surf

Nazaré Portugal

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