Welcome to Dr Estrele, who spends her time surfing and working in Portugal, when not on a surf trip somewhere…
Where are you from?
What is your current position?
Dr and owner of a Medical and Dental Clinic ( It’s a lot of work, believe me… )
Where are your local breaks and where do you do most of your surfing?
Most of my surfing gets done at Costa Da Caparica , Guincho , Ericeira , Peniche.
Where are your favourite surf destinations in the world?
Indonesia , Hawaii and Philippines.
What other surf travel experience do you have?
I have traveled to Portugal, Spain, California, France, Hawaii, Costa Rica , Brazil, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, South Africa, Morocco, Cape Verde, and China…
Where were you educated and what did you study?
I did a medical degree at the University of Lisbon, and an Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Masters.
Who is currently your favourite surfer and why?
That would be John John Florence. I love the style, and the connection that he has with the ocean
What is the best thing about the life you have chosen?
I get the chance to travel all over the world surfing in remote places, as well as helping people in need —