There are Brazilians giving their name in the waters of Tsurigasaki Beach, in the city of Ichinomiya, 100km from Tokyo. Italo, Potiguar and current world surfing champion, competed in the first heat in the history of the sport at the Olympic Games on Saturday night, 24/7, and did very well. The athlete advanced to the round of 16 and celebrated the result on social media. Born in Baía Formosa, in Rio Grande do Norte, he is 27 years old and started surfing as a child. On the fly, he would fall into the waves with the lid of a Styrofoam box, as his father, a fisherman, sold fish on the beach. His talent and skills made Italo stand out and stand out in the sport. Famous for his aerials, the surfer is the current world surfing champion, a title he won by defeating Gabriel Medina in the last stage of the competition
Italo Ferreira BioGraphy
Italo Ferreira was born on June 6, 1994. His birthplace is Baía Formosa, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. He is a brazilian surfer. He is part of the elite of world surfing and competes in the World Surf League (WSL) since 2015. His first title came in 2019. The gigantic talent has been demonstrated since his first season at the WSL. The surfer from Rio Grande do Sul received the award for best newcomer in 2015 by ending the year in 7th place in the ranking. In 2019, Italo finally joined the list of world champions. With a score of 10 and victory in the Peniche stage in Portugal, the Potiguar took the lead in the WSL ranking one stage from the end of the season. Thus, he competed in the Pipe Masters, Hawaii year, as the only surfer who depended on his own results to be world champion. In the semifinal, he defeated the multi-champion Kelly Slater. In the final, in direct confrontation with Gabriel Medina, the native won Pipe Masters and took the first WSL title of his career! Until the title in 2019, his’s best result in the world championship had been 4th place in 2018, a season that ended with Gabriel Medina’s bi-championship — Australian Julian Wilson was runner-up, while fellow Brazilian Filipe Toledo stayed in 3rd.
He began his story in surfing in Baía Formosa, a municipality of about 8,000 inhabitants in Rio Grande do Norte, where he was born. If his father was a fisherman, while his mother worked at the inn where they lived. Italo’s first waves were using boards borrowed by his cousins. His path towards the surfing elite began at age 12, when he was discovered by Luiz “Pinga”, then marketing director for Oakley, one of the main surf brands in the world. Pinga was impressed by Ítalo’s performance during an event for amateurs on Ponta Negra beach, in Natal, and invited him to join the team that included surfers of the caliber of Adriano de Souza, Jadson André and Miguel Pupo, who today the accompany the elite of world surfing. Currently, Pinga is the coach of him. In this partnership, the surfer from Potiguar was two-time world champion Pro Junior, Brazilian champion and, in 2014, he qualified to be part of the WCT (World Championship Tour).In his first season in the elite, Italo reached three quarter-finals, a semi-final and a final, winning the title of “Rookie of the Year”.
|Real Name||Ítalo Ferreira|
|Age||27 Year Old|
|Date Of Birth||May 6, 1994|
|Birth Place||Baía Formosa, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil|
|Best Year||2019 – Ranked #1 WSL World Tour|
|Coached by||Don’t Know|
|Sibling Name||Don’t Know|
|Children Name||Don’t Know|
|Wife name||Don’t Know|
|College name||Don’t Know|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||149 lb (68 kg)|
|Shoe Size||16 (US) approx|
|Chest Size||36 approx|
|Biceps Size||20 approx|
|Waist Size||36 approx|
|Are you married ?||No|
|Is he Gay||No|
|Ex- Girlfriend Name||No|
According to sources he has a net worth approx $5 million.
- Gold medal – first place 2020 Tokyo Shortboard
- Gold medal – first place 2019 Miyazaki Men
- Gold medal – first place 2019 Miyazaki Team
- In 2015 : WSL Rookie of the Year
- In 2019 : ISA World Surfing Games Champion
- In 2019 : World Surf League Champion
- In 2020 : Tokyo Olympic Games Champion
- Red Nose
- T. Patterson Surfboards
- FCS Surf Fins
- The Box SM
- Silver Surf Surfboards
Olympic Games Tokyo Medalist :-Vincent Hancock BioGraphy
:: FAQ ::
Ques : What happened to him?
Ans : He has been knocked out of the World Surf League Championship Tour event in Narrabeen in Australia.
Ques : How good is he?
Ans : He is one of the most explosive surfers in the business.
Ques : How much does his weight?
Ans : 67 Kg
Ques : Does he drink?
Ans : No
Ques : Where did he grow up?
Ans : Northeast Brazil
Ques : Who is his coach?
Ans : Luiz