Emilio Castro

BIO

Hi my name is Emilio and I was born and raised on the Peruvians Coast, just south of Lima .
I fell in love with the ocean and mother nature when I was a little child, I started body surfing at 7, body boarding at 9, surfing at 11, and standup paddling at 39!

Living land-locked now in Atlanta , GA , I enjoy every sup session I can get (usually 3 to 4 times a week), all year round. I head to the East Coast of North Carolina and North Florida when conditions are good and travel out the country twice a year with my sup to enjoy and explore empty spots, (Barbados and Peru last year). It’s a great way to keep in shape while surrounded by peace and beautiful scenery. I race locally here and there and love to share the stoke. I teach kids and friends who wants to learn and get involved with this beautiful sport!!

Hometown: Lima, Peru

Sponsors: King Computer Corporation, Restaurant Costa Verde

Heroes: Lake Lanier , Mayport Poles , Wrightsville Beach , Chicama

Favorite Discipline: Sup Surfing

Favorite Sup Spot: Lake Lanier , Mayport Poles , Wrightsville Beach , Chicama

Favorite Board: Fanatic Pro Wave 8'2" Ltd.

Favorite Paddle: Fanatic Carbon PRO 100 ( 6.75” blade )

INDUSTRY AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

2012 2nd Place Blue Ridge Race SUP Surf Division
2013 1st Place Surf Division St. Simmons Island Clasic
2015 Wrightsville Beach SUP Surf Pro-Am ( participant )

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