Nic von Rupp hails from Praia Grande Sintra
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 27 June, 2014 - As International Surfing Day concluded, Tiago Pires and the Associação Nacional de Surfistas delivered the 2014 Tiago Pires award to Nic von Rupp. The Tiago Pires Award is given annually to a Portuguese surfer who has gained significant time in the international spotlight.
Nic von Rupp is from Praia Grande Sintra and has increased his media coverage internationally with his stellar performances at Pipeline and various European big wave spots this past Winter. Next to Tiago, Nic is the highest ranking Portuguese surfer on the ASP. He sits at 24th currently on the World Qualifying Series.