Ricardo dos Santos, a professional surfer known for his famous barrel-riding waves against big surfers like Kelly Slater, was shot and killed in his hometown of Praia Da Guarda do Embau near Palhoca in Brazil.
He competed in Teahupo’o a couple years back when he won the Andy Irons Award in the event which got him known.
Also, he won the Wave of The Winter in 2012-2013 for a crazy barrel at Pipeline.
Our community has lost another way too soon.
REST IN SURF RICARDO DOS SANTOS!