Residence: Almerimar / Spain
Spot Favourite: Almerimar / Ho’okipa
Hight: 1,84 m.
Weight: 83 kg.
Víctor Fernández López (25th of April, 1984), born in El Ejido, Almería. Victor’s story began at the beach of Almerimar, with his father José Fernández where he started to windsurf at the young age of four years old. At the age of 14 his father allowed him to spend the summer in Pozo Izquierdo (Gran Canaria) as a reward for a successful year in school. There he started his professional career in the windsurfing scene when he became World Champion in 2010.
In 1999 he became Junior European Champion and Junior IFCA World Champion, also Vice European and IFCA Vice World Champion in the Senior category. In 2007 & 2008 he won PWA Vice World Champion (Professional Windsurfers Association). During 2009 & 2010 Spanish Champion he had major success as being deemed World Champion in the Wave category. Since then Víctor is the only Spanish surfer to achieve this award. The same year he was nominated for the prestigious Laureus Awards, in the category for the “Best Extreme Sports Man of the Year”
Best and most important results:
• PWA World Champion 2010 & 2016
• Nominated for Laureus Sport Awards 2010
• x6 PWA Vice World Champions (2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2008 and 2007)
• 3rd PWA Wave Overall 2013
• x6 1st PWA Pozo Izquierdo