Surfer João Saraiva trades Algarve waves for Alpes snow for three months

João Saraiva is a researcher at the Center for Marine Sciences (CCMar) in the Algarve, a profession he combines with activities such as […]

João SaraivaJoão Saraiva is a researcher at the Center for Marine Sciences (CCMar) in the Algarve, a profession he combines with activities such as DJ, radio broadcaster, surfer and snowboarder. The 38-year-old biologist has many passions, but there is one dream that stands out, which he hopes to see fulfilled soon: to spend the winter in the Alpes Mountains, in the center of Europe, exploring and snowboarding, recording what he saw and felt .

The Perfect Winter project, within which João Saraiva intends to go on an adventure, alone, to discover a place that combines natural beauty with ideal conditions for practicing winter sports, will be officially presented today, Friday, in a session that will take place at the Mezzanine Bar & Vinoteca, on Rua de Santo António, in Faroat 22 pm.

During the three months that he spends in the emblematic Cordillera, João Saraiva will maintain a regular collaboration with the Sul Informação, to take care of his adventures in alpine territory.

In addition to making your project known, the snowboarder that comes from the heat will spread the crowdfunding campaign he launched to finance his expedition.

Joao Saraiva SnowboardingToday's initiative will also feature an exhibition of products from the brands Freshlines Boards, Pipeline Surf & Snow Shop, One Love EcoSurf products and Bukideias. videos of snowboarding, skiing and other action sports will also be shown, sponsored by MG Snowtrip and Algarve Snow Van.

These brands and companies are supporters of the project, like the Malacca wines, which will provide a welcome drink who to turn to, tonight, at the Mezzanine. Admission is free.

O Sul Informação it also supports The Perfect Winter, as well as the Rádio Universitária do Algarve RUA FM, where João Saraiva promotes the program «Destilaria», on Friday nights, and the section «Avenida do Conhecimento», about science.

The animation will be guaranteed by a DJ, although not by the DJ «Sir Aiva», stage name of the proponent of the project The Perfect Winter.

Le DJ Solitaire will take care of the mixing console, to provide a “sophisticated ballet” for those present.

 

Watch The Perfect Winter's presentation video:

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