At 16 years old, Adriano de Souza became the youngest surfer to win the World Junior championship, a title that he still holds today. He bears all of the attributes of a true champion and has overcome both poverty and multiple career-threatening injuries on his path to surfing greatness. Adriano is considered one of the toughest athletes to compete against, unafraid of anyone who stands between him and his goal of becoming the World Champion.
Born: February 13, 1987
Hometown: Florianopolis, Brazil