Best thing about Vigo: Vigo KK Mafia.

Best party town in Spain: Santiago de Compostela.

Best gig I went to recently: Pearl Jam in Honolulu.

Best album I bought recently: Best of The Ramones and the Motorhead Box Set.

Best way to go at Playa Patos: The rights.

Best thing that happened at the VQS Duck Fish contest at Patos: A kid drunk too much Kas and ran so fast that he puked at the end of the game. Plus all the kids got sick presents from Volcom and DVS.

Best place to get your teeth done in Vigo: Zubizarreta & Moya Clinicas de Odontologia.

Best Celta Vigo player: Alexander Mostovoi.

Best bar in Vigo: La Iguana Club.

Best thing about standing around in a park drinking from plastic cups for hours (el botellon): It’s cheaper and fun time with your friends before going to the bars.

Best friends: Jaji, Gorka, Hodei, Marlon, Jony, Pablito, Justin, Tim, Eneko, Kepa, Aritz, Willy, Richard.

Best thing I got for Christmas: Being at home with my family.

Best looking ladies seem to live in: Cape Town.

Best party I went to recently: Nixon Surf Challenge party in San Sebastian.

Best party I went to ever: San Clemente in 2005 with Jaji and El Moustro Lefoso.

Best thing I saw in Hawaii this winter: A 1ft tsunami arrived the second day I was there – I surfed it on my 6’1".

Best thing about staying at the Jones’ house at Rocky Point: Surfing Rockies early in the morning with Mikala and Daniel; they’re a great example to follow and they make me feel at home.

Best thing about not staying at the Volcom House: Hodei and I share a room at the Jones’ - too many people staying at the Volcom house to do that.

Best contest result I got recently: 3rd in the Nixon Surf Challenge 06.

Best surfboard I ever rode: Semente 6’2" shaped by Nick Uricchio.

Best thing about my Transporter Van: It sleeps four, but actually I sold it to my friend Gorka the other day.

Best wipeout I had: Sunset Beach, December 2005.

Best turn I saw someone do recently: Hodei did a sick forehand turn in Zarautz last week.

Best trick I ever did on a skateboard: Double kickflip.

Best Surf Europe trip I been on: Tahiti two years ago.

Best amp-up song for a heat: Se que la matare!!! Loquillo y los trogloditas.

Best surf movie for amp-up: Magnaplasm.

Best line: ‘Your eyes are so beautiful that I would love to touch your boobs.’



Portrait:Alex Laurel