First of four installments looks at Lisbon as a surf capital
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 23 February, 2015 - After Several Premiers around Europe the first of four episodes of 'My Road Series,' an Informal Documentary directed by the duo Dinis & Gustavo, starring the young Portuguese surfer Nic von Rupp airs.
Over the four informal documentaries, Nic takes us to the main stage of surfing, describing not only the life of a professional surfer, but also trying to find out the position that Europeans currently occupy in the surf world.
Also starring other Portuguese surfers, such as Tiago Pires, Vasco Ribeiro, Frederico Morais, the first episode of My Road Series, entitled One City - From Lisbon to Los Angeles, draws a parallel line between the Portuguese capital and the world capital of surfing, exploring their common points and differences.
How does a professional surfer live? What is the space occupied by Europeans in the international surf industry?
In 'One City,' we get to know Nic von Rupp and the way he accomplishes his career in Lisbon to then, from LA, understand that “living displaced” is part of the condition of any professional surfer, and in the midst of a life in constant movement there is always the need for a city that can be called “home".
Will Lisbon be a good “home" for a professional surfer? Will Lisbon be the next European capital of surfing?
My Road Series reveals one year filled with trips around the world searching for the best waves, always welcomed and driven by local people, that besides than excellent surfers and storytellers, also turn out to be great friends.