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Mitu Monteiro EP. 1

Episode 1 – Cape Verdean kitesurfing superstar Mitu Monteiro recently won the “Legends” award for Lifetime Achievement at the Qatar Airways GKA Awards night. Find out about the man behind the legend in this series of videos.

Mitu recently returned to competition at his native Ponta Preta break just ahead of his 40th birthday next month. “I returned to competition after a four-year absence this year to commemorate the 15th anniversary of my return to Cape Verde as a kitesurf world champion in 2008,” says Monteiro. “It’s impossible to put into words what this meant to my people, but I still remember the image of people waiting for me at the airport. Is it true that I’m a legend? I’m not sure. But if my success helped others, I consider myself to have won.”

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