Federico Piccinaglia

Federico Piccinaglia

Age: 45

Country: Italy

Specialty: Surf


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Instagram: @FedericoPiccinaglia

Current Residence: Stella, Italy

Home spot: Varazze La Secca

Titles/awards: Italian Sup Pioneer and creator of Sup Paddle Dog

Currently riding: 2018 8’2″ Naish Hokua x32 GTW , 8’1 Naish Mad Dog , 10’0″ Naish Nalu Carbon

Other Sponsors: Prolimit Wetsuit international , Rspro , Surftolive

Interview

How did you get into SUP?
I started in 2005 in Lahaina Maui with a big longboard and a canoe paddle.  It was love at the first session as I stood up on the board and looked down at the waves from different view.

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
I can’t live without my family; my wife and my son are everything to me.

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
My laptop, Gopro, some good books and a white notebooks for all my ideas!

Favorite Movie?
50 first Dates with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore first time I saw this amazing film was in Hawaii with my girlfriend future wife. 

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
Ben Harper – Morning Yearning
Pearl Jam – Oceans
Audioslave – Be yourself
Linkin Park – Numb
Phantogram – When i’m small

Favorite post session beverage?
coconut water

Favorite post session food?
spam musubi

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
Tahiti  Island  Moorea with family and  few lifetime friends and water photographer.

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not SUPing?
When its flat i’m training greco roman wrestling and Sambo.

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Never make compromises in life and sport, what counts for me is the diversity and spontaneity.

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
Face your fears live your dreams

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
Indestructible , because all my body is broken after 30 years in water so I could fix all my injures!

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