Miguel owns and runs Surf4 You Surf School in Nazaré. They have operated for many years in the area. Miguel was born and raised in Nazaré. and comes from a long line of fishermen. Since he was 8 years old he has been exploring the waters of Nazaré, first with body boarding and then later with surfing. His deep connection with the sea has helped him to overcome both personal and professional obstacles. After 12 years as a Mechanical Engineer, he realised that the best moments of his professional life didn’t fulfil his need to be working with the sea and surf. He is qualified as Surf Coach by ISA (International Surf Association) and Stand Up Paddle Coach. His passion is to help others enjoy surfing as much as he does.