Alessandro Piu

FAST FACTS

age: 23

a.k.a: Piuz

d.o.b: 22 June 1989

born: Sardegna

resides: Cagliari ( South Sardegna )

parents: Bruno & Lia , Nonno e nonna , Carla , Laura , Michele.

siblings: Marco Piu

offspring: One day !

hobbies: Fishing, play guitar , Filming , snowboarding , run in the nature , ocean sports.

website: www.alessandropiu.com

VITALS

weight: 74 kg height: 1,75 m

stance: Regular

Sponsors: Quiksilver, DC shoes, Decarbonated sports, WIPEOUTsurfshop, SurftoLive.

Surf Movie Out : One Hundred and Twenty Months

shaper: RT SurfBoards

Magic stick: 5’10 x 18 ’20 x 2’25

Home break: Of course Su Poetto. Where I live there are lot of differents spots everyone close to the other. Su Poetto is the beach breack in front of my house where I can surf always if I don’t wanna take my car and start driving !

Favorite waves: Traveling you can surf lot of good waves, I love the waves where you can have a tube and then an air section! Many people like that I think ahah.. But in France of course La Graviere !

Favorite maneuvers: Air reverse Double grab . Also air reverse in the first section of the wave , having a nice open maneuver. Make style carves with speed on the clean part of the wave. And of course barrels…!

Favorite surfers: Taj , Craig , Jordy , Matt Meola.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2012 Italian National Champion

Lacanau Pro Junior: 25th

Best result for the Team Italia at ISA Junior Games California/ Brasil.

Two Italian National Titles