Fernando "Mizo" Novaes
Boardrider from 5 years old. Grew up at the north shore of São Paulo in Brazil. Always connected with the ocean.
Now I live in Jericoacoara and I'm always winging in Prea
40 years old
Wing foiling since November 2019
Questions & Answers
What other water sports do you do and how long?
Surfing, spearfishing, SUP paddle, and outrigger canoe.
What do you like about wing foiling?
How did you learn and how long did it take you to wing foil?
I learned winging in 2 sessions but I'm still learning. F-One provided my first wing in 2019 and from there I have never stopped.
What is your favorite gear combination and why?
940 Phantom with my 40 liters custom rocket wing board and 4.2 strike wing by F-one.
What was your favorite wing surfing session?
The sessions in Porta do Sol.
What do you want or believe will significantly improve the wing foiling gear?
Hydrofoils developments making it more maneuverable and faster.
What tips or recommendations do you have for anyone who wants to start?
Start learning the wing and hydrofoiling separately.