Brazilian pro-surfer Armando Daltro, winner of the ASP 6 star WQS Tahara Pro last year, was flying the Ecoflag as he took part in the ASP 5 Star WQS Men's surfing event at the Costa do Sauipe in Bahia, Brazil from 13-19 June, sponsored by Billabong and the Costa do Sauipe resort.
More than 170 surfers from 16 countries took part in the event that offers $100,000 in prize money. The Costa do Sauipe resort contains five international hotels, six guesthouses and a commercial mall for shopping and entertainment, restaurants, bars etc.
The resort has an environment project to care about the nature and the ecosystem and it sponsors three pro surfers -Armando Daltro, Wilson Nora and Danilo Couto, who all fly the Ecoflag as they take part in surfing competitions around the world.
Photographer: Leo Azevedo
More photos: http://www.ecoflag.com/entry/sport/out_e.html
Armando Daltro: http://armandodaltro.uol.com.br/site/