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What is Gabriel Medina Packing for Portugal?

9 October 2019

Taking a peek inside 2x World Champion Gabriel Medina’s suitcase for the 2019 Rip Curl Pro Portugal.

Right now all eyes are on Gabriel Medina, the 2x and defending WSL World Champion, as he leads the race through the final events of the year. It’s crunch time. And before it comes down to the wire at Pipeline – if it comes down to the wire at Pipeline – Gabriel is headed to one of his favourite waves in the world. Supertubos, Peniche, Portugal.

It’s at Supertubos that the best surfers in the world fight to become the champion at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, pulling into heaving barrels, showing the world what they’re made of.

Like we said this is one of Gabriel’s favourite waves. He’s got the place dialled, and more often than not he refers to Peniche as a second home.

So, what does a 2x World Champion pack as he prepares to defend his World Title in the second-to-last event of the year? We peeked inside his suitcase.

Here is what Gabriel Medina packs for Portugal... a great guide to what works when you’re on land and in the water in one of the most stunning countries in the world.

The Searchers Pant

Using the strongest military-grade CORDURA® fabric with triple needle inseams, the Searchers Pant is built to last. Featuring a back left welt pocket with zipper entry for security, and an internal draw cord, stash pockets and waistband hanger loop for functionality, the Searchers Pant are indispensable when on the road.

Destroyer Jacket

One of Gabby’s signature go-to’s, the Destroyer Jacket is made with a durable 100% cotton ottoman. A functional winter jacket that doesn’t compromise style.

Sea Bees S.I. Tee

Designed in collaboration with Gabriel Medina, the Sea Bees S.I. Tee was made with a colour pallet chosen by the 2x World Champion himself. Detailed with a garment pigment dye and a front and back Rip Curl original print. Perfect for layering or wearing when the sun comes out on a warm Portuguese afternoon.

Apache Layday Boardshort

Made with a cotton elastane blend, the Apache Layday is Gab’s take on versatility. Designed to be worn from the beach to the street and detailed with a tie front, hand pockets and a scalloped side hem shape.

F-Light Global Camo Travel Bag

The only overseas roller bag that Gabby uses, the F-Light Global Camo holds up to 100 litres of content and only weighs 3.6kgs. Extremely lightweight, extremely durable.

E-Bomb 3/2mm Zip Free Wetsuit Steamer

The ultimate in high-performance wetsuits now in E6 super stretch neoprene. Delivering massive stretch, a smooth streamline fit and total protection from cold water. Perfect to wear in the water around Peniche as the northern hemisphere heads in to winter.

Electric Slide Thongs

Gabriel Medina is a big fan of slides, and the Electric Slide thongs are made for all day comfort.

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Inspired by the competitive nature of 2x World Champion Gabriel Medina and brought to life with distressed prints and camouflage colour tones, this is the Military Collection.


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