Matchu has been studying the weather conditions carefully in the run up to the event, and is confident (and pretty excited!) that things are lining up well for a north-west swell, double overhead waves and a sideshore wind. He’s been following the big storms out in the Atlantic and hopes they will reach the island in time for the event, bringing potentially once in a lifetime conditions! For Matchu, the Ponta Preta event is one of the highlights of the tour and he’s stoked to announce he will be competing once again in 2020.
The GKA caught up with Matchu to ask about the upcoming season…
“I’ve been out of the water for quite a long time this year but I’ve managed, now I’m feeling pretty good, back to 100% on the waves, and it’s so great to be able to follow the tour once again! Hopefully 2020 is going to be epic, there are so many big names in Kite-Surf now. I’m ready to go out, send it and enjoy the once in a lifetime conditions at my home spot in front of my friends and family. It’s so great to be able to follow the tour once again and hopefully it’s going to be epic at each one of the tour stops as well!”