Tag - Para-Snowboard

Speed Nation NorAm ParaSnowboard Nationals

Hey guys, I bring great news from Canada, where I had 2 separate races in 2 days! This was an amazing experience and my first time racing Snowboard Cross (SBX), also a chance to accumulate points to enter the rankings. A couple of mishaps along the way, one could say I had the odds stacked against me, but I saw it as an opportunity. Arriving there in the evening, I would have the following day for training in the mountain (with...

Alpine Race Camp

Gidday fellow readers, In late January I had a chance to participate on an alpine race camp at Mammoth Mountain with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra, which was made possible to me thanks to PossAbilities. With this same group we did some classes a couple years ago, on what was my return to snowboarding, thanks again to PossAbilities. I stayed in touch w them, and when the opportunity showed up for a skiing camp, I was proactive and asked if they would allow...

PossAbilities – Snowboarding Leg

Loma Linda University Team PossAbilities just did it again! Another dream came true in the form of a snowboarding leg! (and other action sports) Made by Biodapt, it was developed by Paralympic snowboarding champion Mike Schultz, and I always wanted one! This is a game changer. I now have a chance to compete on the same hardware as the top guys, so it’s all up to my training now. Now this is the deal: Control what I can control. Keeping...

New year – New challenges

Happy 2019 everyone, let's wish and work for a great year for all of us! Winter is my favorite season! Temps here are not too bad -enough where you can wear puffy jackets if you want; surf is up -my favorite waves light up; weather is great for training; there's rain -this year has been a great one, everything is green and water is gushing on creeks & falls! My snowboard journey has started, it is a moving process. All the...

Snowboarding World Cup at Dubai (?!!)

Hey guys, My sports life has just turned 360 degrees as of last week! As most of you know, my category in Paratriathlon is cut off from Tokyo2020. So... I've been thinking about a dream of trying for Winter Olympics in snowboarding, and my 1st opportunity just came up. It all happened faster than I wanted to, but I have been in touch with the Brazilian Snow Federation and the opportunity to get into the rankings presented itself and I had to...

“A change of career”

Greetings to everyone that follows Team PossAbilities! For those who are not aware, please refer to my post “Gold Coast World Championships Series - The 2018 Finals”: The sport of triathlon is taking a back seat (not my decision), so I decided to change sports, and I’m reaching out to announce that. I’ve been in touch with the Brazilian Snow Sports Federation and I have news: I am getting into snowboard racing!! There’s an indoor competition happening in early November, an indoor...