AMADO DE JESUS ALVARADO

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Full Name:

Amado de Jesus Alvarado

Age:

25 years

Hometown:

Playa Conchalio, La Libertad - El Salvador

Stance:

Backside

Where do you currently live:

Playa Conchalio, La Libertad - El Salvador

Favorite local spot:

Playa El Sunzal

Favorite place to surf:

Playa Punta Roca

Favorite trick:
Hang 10!

Favorite Board:

My new Barahona performance longboard.

Who are your sponsors?

Barahona surfboards, Sports Photos, Ae Drone Studio, Texaco Gas station, Tunco Life

Where do you work?

I work as a lifeguard at Punta Roca beach in El Salvador

How did you get started surfing?

I was selling small trinkets on the beach and I used to watch all the local competitions, until one day one of the judges told me to compete and that he would take care of my stuff while i was competing.

What are some of your other (non-surfing) hobbies?

Listening to music, longboard skateboarding, mountain biking.

What was your first board?

The first board i had was a viking short board - I started riding short board then.  I've only been longboarding for the past few years.

What was your first car?

A classic Toyota Tercel.

Who is your favorite pro?

Piccolo Clemente - I had the chance to surf with him, and he gave me the incentive to keep improving.

If you could go surfing with one person...it would be ________?

Piccolo Clemente again.

If you could go surfing anywhere it would be ____________?

Australia

What was your first surf trip?

It was to Costa Rica to represent my country.

What was your biggest win?

Central America Longboard Champion!

Stay tuned with Amado at @amadolb