Natxo Gonzalez signs with Red Bull and adds XCEL as wetsuit sponsor
Photo: Jon Aspuru
The Basque Natxo Gonzalez, the youngest surfer ever to qualify for the WSL Big Wave World Tour, has signed a multi year deal with existing sponsor Red Bull. Red Bull will from now on be Natxo’s main sponsor.
23 year-old Gonzalez is delighted on the prospects of working closer with Red Bull. „Red Bull’s support goes way beyond just paying a salary. They are always up for projects and a huge help in Nazaré with jet skis and the hangar… It’s just the perfect fit and the best brand in supporting me in what I love doing most. Whether it’s chasing the biggest swells or discovering new exciting waves around the world. Red Bull Media House, FRIDAY, Jon Aspuru and I have already started working on our first project together. It will air in 2019. I’m very excited. Stay tuned.”
Natxo has also added XCEL wetsuits to his roster of sponsors.
Says Dan Wakham, XCEL / Daniel Surf marketing manager: “It is exciting for us to welcome such an inspirational young talent to the Xcel team, he is progressive in his big wave surfing and so adventurous in seeking out new surf spots. Xcel’s broad range has a product to enable him to perform at his best no matter the conditions. We look forward to being a part of Natxo’s bright future!“
Natxo is currently on his way to Nazaré, Portugal to compete in the first WSL Big Wave World Tour event of the 2018 / 2019 season this Friday: #GONATXO