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Vasco Ribeiro and Miguel Blanco confident in a good result in Peniche

On the sidelines of the presentation of the bout, whose waiting period runs from Tuesday to October 27, at Supertubos beach, Vasco did not hide his desire to repeat the performance achieved in 2015, when he reached the semi-finals, in the the best result of a Portuguese in the competition.

The Portuguese surfers Vasco Ribeiro and Miguel Blanco, both guests of the Meo Rio Curl Pro Portugal, 10th and penultimate stage of the world circuit, were today confident and with more experience gained to obtain good results in Peniche.

“It’s a bit of luck because it’s a difficult wave and it changes a lot. I have to be consistent, focused and willing to win,” he began by referring to Vasco Ribeiro, junior world champion in 2014 and current 20th qualification circuit.

On the sidelines of the presentation of the bout, whose waiting period runs from Tuesday to October 27, at Supertubos beach, Vasco did not hide his desire to repeat the performance achieved in 2015, when he reached the semi-finals, in the the best result of a Portuguese in the competition.

“It’s a very good year for everyone and this third place was a very good result. I want to try to improve”, said the surfer who will participate for the third time in the Portuguese stage .

Still, Vasco Ribeiro’s main goal is to join the world surfing elite and join compatriot Frederico Morais: “Being at his side is the goal, we are both competing and representing Portugal at the highest level.”

Miguel Blanco, 102nd in qualifying, will compete for the second time in the competition, at a moment of the career he considers to be more prepared.

“I have traveled a lot, I have competed with the best in the world several times and I have a lot more experience. I feel that I am much better prepared for this championship,” he said.

Blanco, who received an invitation to Peniche after becoming a national champion, revealed that the last few months were very good, thanking the opportunity to join Vasco Ribeiro and ‘Kikas’ at Supertubos beach.

“I’ve come from Indonesia, I’ve picked up some of the best waves of my life and I ended up being the cover of the ‘Surfer.'” In the national championship I did not have many chances and I ended up leaving This ‘wild-card’ is the icing on the cake and an excellent opportunity, “he said.

Starting Tuesday, Peniche hosts the world surfing elite for the 10th consecutive time, after its debut in 2009 with the Rip Curl Search organization.

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