Sebastian Ribeiro was born in 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, and started learning to surf at 6 years old. He kept training and competing on surf circuits for the following 10 years, and even after he moved to Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, with his family, he kept on pursuing his dreams.
In Floripa, the search for new emotions was soon fulfilled, at 16 he joined the world of kitesurf and used all his surfing abilities to grow quickly within the sport. In 2012, after only 4 years of practice, Sebastian had his first run among the best kitesurfing pros in the world as a guest athlete.
Then, he got his first prize in the "Rookie of the Year" category and, with his good results, classified for the next year's championship. Following his classification, more positive results showed up, such as the 3rd place at the world ranking in 2013 and 2015. At 21, Seb joined the world's most renowned kite brand's team, Duotone Kiteboarding, where he built a reputation and, aside from being an athlete, helps with the brand's growth, testing and developing new products.