The pro surfing community was dealt a heavy blow Saturday morning with the tragic news that longtime Qualifying Series (QS) standout Jean da Silva has passed away. Da Silva was a magnetic force in the Santa Catarina surfing community, and has been a familiar face at QS events since 2011.
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Press play and watch the best of Jean Da Silva’s 2015 south swell season well spent!
When the Century Swell ran into Kandui’s perfect setup, it turned an already perfect wave into something out of a dream.
Back to the end of June, when that Century Swell hit Indonesia. Here’s Jean Da Silva, Guto Amorim, Franklin Serpa, Paulo Moura and Kailani Jabour at Kandui Left in the Mentawais.
During his trips in Indonesia, Jean da Silva surfed the perfect waves of Mentawai and Lakey Peak.
Oney Anwar, Jean da Silva, Jatyr Berasaluce and Harry Timson scored some really good waves on the first swell of the year at Lakey Peak.
“My Happiness” is a short film from Jean da Silva last trip in Indonesia. He’s on surf trip at Mentawai, when he get some glassy waves, amazing landscape and perfect barrels. “Thats what I look for in life” Jean da Silva said.
We had an epic week here at Maccas. Adriano De Souza, Miguel Pupo, Jean Da Silva, Sergio, Michael and Phil getting some insane kegs. Made a big boat trip, leaving at half 5 and returning at half 5. Everyone wrecked but stoked.
How’s this for a clip that makes you want to plan your next surf trip to some far off resort?! “First swell of the year in Indo!