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
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 has transformed him into a star, but it is his friendliness and open spirit that have transformed him into an icon.
Today he lives between the podiums and a family life, raising two boys who will most likely follow his path.
It was 1999 and a friend of mine came with one of the first kites on the market and a theory book. Obviously I left the book and took the kite to try … my life has changed …
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Mitu is a legend within the sport. He defined what was possible riding waves with a surfboard – both on a wave and in the air – and continues to be in incredible ambassador for the sport and an inspiration for the next generation of riders
Devoted to kitesurfing from day one, Mitu has not only gone on to give opportunity 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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