mitu MADE BY SALT AND WIND
Best Recipe ever: Mix Foam, Waves, Wind and Salt. Serve with some blond curls
OTENIEL JORGE well known as MITU MONTEIRO
date of birth: 07/07/1983
Nationality: CAPE VERDIAN
Sponsors: FONE, MANERA, SURFINSEMFIN, lipsunglasses
Rider since : 2000
PRofessional Kitesurfer from 2008
discipline: wave & strapless freestyle
Home wave spot: PONTA PRETA
favourite trick: RODEO HANDLE PASS
Career: KPWT WAVE MASTER WORLD CHAMPION 2008
4x VICE WORLD CHAMP 2010,2011,2012, 2019
FROM CAPe VERDE TO rule THE WAVES OF THE WORLD
ATTENTION! STRAPS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
Born in Sal – Cape Verde, Mitu was the pioneer of the strapless because he didn’t have enough money to afford it.
Having inspired an entire generation with a new discipline, he became a star but only the friendly soul, the permanent smile and his open spirit got to mak him an icon.
Today he lives between the worldwide coaching and a family life, raising three boys who will most likely follow his paths.
It was 1999 and a friend of mine came to me with one of the first kites released on the market and a theory book.
I left the book and I decided to try the kite that changed my life.
what They’re Saying
THE KITE MAG
Mitu is a legend within the sport. He showed to the world what was possible to do riding waves with a kite – both on a wave and in the air – and he continues to be an incredible ambassador for the sport and an inspiration for the next generation of riders.
Devoted to kitesurfing from day one, Mitu has not only fought to give more opportunities to local Cape Verdean youngsters, but continues to inspire so many riders worldwide. A gentleman, icon and a magician in the waves.
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Is it possible to be friends with your rival? The web serie "Mitu Monteiro - The man behind the Legend" has just been released and gave us the chance to discover, the human side of Mitu, the man that unconsciously changed the world of kitesurfing. The second episode...
Do yo want to know how Mitu's career has started? The web serie "Mitu Monteiro - The man behind the Legend" has just been released and for the first time we had the chance to know the human side of Mitu, the man that unconsciously changed the world of kitesurfing. We...
On June the 3rd, the Theatre of Tarifa hosted the 2nd edition of the Qatar Airways GKA Awards Ceremony. This is the kiteboarding’s biggest and most prestigious event to honour achievements to the best athletes. Mitu Monteiro was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement...