Olivenca, Jojo

Gracious Brazilian regularfoot pro surfer from São Paulo, Brazil; world-ranked #11 in 1994. Olivenca was born (1968) and raised in São Paulo, began riding waves at age 11, and developed into a rangy, limber, unpolished, but explosive surfer.

Brazilian national pro champion in 1991 and 1993, Olivenca was a 10-year minor league pro veteran in 1994 when he finally earned a slot on the world tour, during which the 27-year-old lifted his performance to finish the season rated 11th and earned rook...