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Portugal's Miguel Blanco signs on with the Rip Curl team



Team Updates

Miguel eyes QS contests and The Search trips in 2016

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 28 January, 2016 - While Rip Curl announced a few days back the arrival of Vincent Duvignac in the Euro Team, the company follows up with the announcement of young gun Miguel Blanco (20 years old, Cascaïs) signing his way onto the Team.

Spotted in 2012 when he won the Euro Rip Curl GromSearch (and ended 5th during the international final at Bells Beach), Miguel Blanco proved himself to be one of the best surfer of his generation, winning several Pro Juniors in particular the Caparica European Pro Junior WSL en 2015.

In 2016, Miguel will follow the World Surf League QS Tour but will be part of the coming up Search trips when his contest calendar will allow it.



Hannah Gibson

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