Maya Gabeira

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Birthday
10, 1987
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Big wave surfer who set a female record in 2009 by riding a 46-foot wave in South Africa.

Before Fame

She learned to surf on the beaches of her hometown, Rio de Janeiro.

Trivia

In 2009 she won an ESPY for being the best female action sports athlete.

Family Life

Her father is Fernando Gabeira, one of the founders of Brazil's Green Party.

Associated With

She earned sponsorship from Red Bull, joining an action sports team that includes Travis Pastrana.