Adriano De Souza

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Adriano de Souza
Personal information
Born (1987-02-13) February 13, 1987 (age 29)
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Residence Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 137 lb (62 kg)
Surfing career
Best year 2015 - WSL World Champion
Career earnings $1,527,350
Sponsors Hawaiian Dreams, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Red Bull energy drinks, Oakley eyewear, FCS fins
Major achievements
Surfing specifications
Stance Natural (Regular)
Shaper(s) Al Merrick (Channel Island Surfboards)
Quiver 5’10 x 17 ⅞” x 2 ⅛”
Favorite waves Riozinho
Favorite maneuvers Boosting airs

Adriano "Mineirinho" de Souza (born February 13, 1987) is a Brazilian professional surfer and also the 2015 WSL World Champion. He has been competing on the World Surf League Men's World Tour since 2005.[1]

Surfing career[edit]

2003 Accomplishments:

  • Won ASP World Junior Championship (Youngest champion ever - Age 16)[2]

2005 Accomplishments:

  • Won ASP 5-Star event – Billabong Costa do Sauipe
  • Won ASP Super Series event – Rip Curl Pro Hossegor
  • ASP World Qualifying Series Winner[3]

2006 Accomplishments:

2007 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #28 on the 2007 ASP World Tour
  • Won ASP 6-Star event – Onbongo Pro Surfing
  • Won ASP 6-Star event – Maresia Surf International

2008 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #7 on the 2008 ASP World Tour
  • Won ASP 5-Star event – Billabong ECO Surf Festival
  • Won ASP 4-Star event – Mark Richards Pro Newcastle

2009 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #5 on the 2009 ASP World Tour
  • Won first ASP World Tour event – Billabong Pro Mundaka – Mundaka, Spain

2010 Accomplishments:

2011 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #5 on the 2011 ASP World Tour[4]
  • Won ASP World Tour event – Billabong Pro Rio – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Won ASP World Tour event – Rip Curl Pro Portugal – Peniche, Portugal

2012 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #5 on the 2012 ASP World Tour rankings[5]
  • Won ASP 6-Star event – Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay – South Africa

2013 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #12 on the 2013 ASP World Tour rankings[6]
  • Won ASP World Tour event – Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach – Torquay, Australia

2014 Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #8 on the 2014 ASP World Tour rankings[7]
  • Won ASP 6-Star event – Australian Open of Surfing – Manly Beach, Australia

2015 Accomplishments:

Victories[edit]

WCT Wins
Year Event Venue Country
2015 Margaret River Pro Margaret River  Australia
2015 Billabong Pipe Masters Banzai Pipeline  Hawaii
2013 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach  Australia
2011 Billabong Rio Pro Rio de Janeiro  Brazil
2011 Mouche Rip Curl Pro Portugal Peniche  Portugal
2009 Billabong Pro Mundaka Mundaka  Spain
WQS Wins
Year Event Venue Country
2014 Hurley Australian Open Sydney  Australia
2012 Billabong Pro Jeffrey's Bay  South Africa
2008 Mark Richards Pro Newcastle  Australia
2008 Billabong ECO Surf Festival Coconut Coast  Brazil
2007 Onbongo Pro Surfing Ubatuba  Brazil
2007 Maresia Surf International Maresias  Brazil
2005 Billabong Costa do Sauipe Costa do Sauipe  Brazil
2005 Rip Curl Pro Hossegor Hossegor  France
Juniors Wins
Year Event Venue Country
2003 Won ASP World Junior Championship

WSL World Championship Tour[edit]

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 3rd 17th 9th 2nd 5th 9th 2nd 25th 3rd 3rd 5th
Rip Curl Pro 33rd 17th 9th 17th 5th 3rd 9th 1st 5th 2nd 13th
Margaret River Pro - - - - - - - - 9th 1st 13th
Rio Pro - - - - - 1st 5th 2nd 9th 13th 3rd
Fiji Pro 33rd - 3rd - - - 5th 25th 5th 13th 5th
J-Bay Open 5th 5th 5th 17th 5th 13th - - 5th 5th 9th
Billabong Pro Teahupoo 33rd 17th 5th 5th 9th 25th 13th 25th 25th 13th 25th
Hurley Pro Trestles 17th 17th - 5th 13th 5th 3rd 9th 5th 2nd 25th
Quiksilver Pro France 17th 33th 3rd 33rd 25th 25th 25th 13th 13th 3rd 9th
Rip Curl Pro Portugal - - - - 25th 1st 3rd 13th 5th 13th TBD
Billabong Pipeline Masters 33rd 33rd 9th 17th 13th 13th 13th 13th INJ 1st TBD
Oakley Pro Bali - - - - - - - 9th - - -
O'Neill Coldwater Classic - - - - - - 5th - - - -
Rip Curl Search 17th 33rd 17th 9th 5th 13th - - - - -
Quiksilver Pro New York - - - - - 9th - - - - -
Santa Catarina Pro 17th 17th DNP 2nd 9th - - - - - -
Billabong Pro Spain 9th 9th 5th 1st - - - - - - -
Boost Mobile Pro - - 9th - - - - - - - -
Rank 20th 28th 7th 5th 10th 5th 5th 13th 8th 1st 10th
Earnings - - - - $87,250 $276,750 $142,500 $190,000 $277,500 $377,000 $122,500

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASP Surfer Profile: Adrian De Souza". ASPWorldTour.com. 
  2. ^ "THE 100 GREATEST SURFERS OF ALL TIME". surfeuropemag.com. Retrieved September 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2005 - O título QS de Adriano de Souza". datasurfe.com.br. Retrieved August 6, 2007. 
  4. ^ "2011 ASP World Championship" (PDF). aspworldtour.com. 
  5. ^ "2012 ASP World Tour Rankings". aspworldtour.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "2013 ASP World Tour Rankings". aspworldtour.com. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "2014 ASP World Tour Rankings". aspworldtour.com. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "2015 ASP World Tour Rankings". aspworldtour.com. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
Achievements
Preceded by
Gabriel Medina
World Surf League Surfing World Champion (men's)
2015
Succeeded by
John John Florence