Andre Penna’s 280 KM UPWINDER in Kiteworld issue #101

Andre Penna Brazil upwinder

Andre Penna is an experienced and intrepid downwind expedition guide for Surfin Sem Fim. When not leading groups on once-in-a-lifetime kiteboarding experiences long the Brazilian coastline, he loves nothing more than heading off on remote multi-day kite-missions on his own. He recently completed a 280km UPWINDER, from Atins to Prea in six days!


“Many people ask me, why go alone?” Andre says in the magazine feature. “Well, firstly it’s not easy to find a partner. Imagine me walking around asking: Hey buddy, let’s upwind, Atins to Prea? It’s only 280 kilometres against the wind…”⠀

Find the full story in our latest issue, #101 – click here

Find out more about Surfin Sem Fim’s amazing downwinders in Brazil and clinic experiences across the world here.

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