Thank you Brazil. Thank you for this girl.
Raised in the small fishing community of Matinhos, Brazil Stephanie “Bruna” Schmitz has become a world class surfer, traveler and human being who epitomizes all the elegance and beauty of surfing as well as the spontaneity and fun. All wrapped up in one globe trotting surfer.
In 2003 Bruna became the youngest girl to qualify for the Brazilian Pro Tour at age 14. That led to a deal with Roxy which has taken her to the far reaches of the planet to surf. She’s been featured in Sports illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue and is now a global ambassador for Heal the Bay. (She can do it all).
In between all that she still found time to be on the set of the day and the life of the party by night during our stint in Mexico. And as she told us, “It’s always better to take a risk for something you feel you were meant to do than make safe decisions and wonder.”
Again, thank you Brazil. And thank you Bruna.