Gabriel Medina

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Birthday
22, 1993
Birthplace
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1993 (age 24)
Birthplace
Sao Paulo, Brazil

About

2014 ASP World Tour champion who became the first Brazilian to win the title. In 2014, he won the Billabong Pro Teahupoo, Fiji Pro, and Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast.

Before Fame

Surfing since the age of 9, he won his first national title 2 years later and became the youngest surfer to win the World Junior Tour at 15.

Trivia

He is credited as only the second person ever to complete a backflip on a surfboard, though none have ever been completed in competition.

Family Life

He was born in São Sebastião, São Paulo, Brazil to Simone Medina. His siblings are Sophia Rodrigues and Felipe Medina.

Associated With

He beat out Kelly Slater, arguably the greatest surfer of all time, to win the 2014 ASP World Tour Championship.