Professional surfer known as a 2 time Junior World Champion, with placements in both the World Qualification Series and World Championship Tours with the Association of Surfing Professionals.
At the age of ten he began surfing for fun around Ponta Negra Beach.
He was sponsored by Brazilian sports equipment company Oakley.
He has featured photos of his girlfriend and fellow surfer Isadora Rocha frequently on his Instagram account.
He beat out eleven-time champion Kelly Slater at the 2010 ASP World Tour competition in Imbituba.