Tiago Pires

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Tiago Pires - Professional Surfer
Born: 03/13/1980
Hometown: Alcantara, Lisboa, Portugal
Resides: Ericeira, Portugal
Nickname: "The Portuguese Tiger"
Quote: "I use a non-greasy, water-resistant stick sunscreen to protect my eye area."

Quick Facts

  • Tiago is Portugal's first ASP (Association of Surf Professionals) World Tour surfer.
  • Tiago has 4 worldwide victories.
  • Heading into 2010, Tiago is the #24 surfer in the world.
  • In his downtime, Tiago likes to spend time with his nephews, play tennis and hang out with friends.

Reason for Joining Team SCF

"World Professional Surfers aim to make the sport and culture of surfing a better place. With skin cancer being a stark reality in our lifestyle, it is only natural that we seek to work with an organization that spreads awareness. SCF have a global reputation which is perfect as we wish to help reach the most amount of people with the message of skin cancer awareness. From our inception 10 years ago, we are only involved with likeminded partners, those who create credibility through action."