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Two Races = TWO GOLDS!!

Hello guys, I’d like to share good news today; the races in the indoor “ice box” in Landgraaf, Holland, went extremely well and I collected two gold medals!! Super pumped, I surprised myself w the fact, but also would like to share the details on that. Because last season I ended up only doing one race (which I didn’t do well), I lost most of my points and downgraded to the “entry level” race —the European Cup of Banked Slalom (and not...

Race Season 23/24

Hello folks, The schedule is out and most dates are locked for my upcoming race season, exciting! After planing with my Federation in Brazil and Coach Mancha, looks like I’ll be racing the following events:  —Banked Slalom (BSL) on the indoor course of Landgraaf, Netherlands in late November. From there, another indoor race was going to follow in the UK but that got canceled (they were just planing that one but never concretized). —Snowboard Cross (SBX) in Grahsgeren, Germany, in late February.  —Snowboard Cross in...

Routine at its finest

Today someone approached me in the street I said I see you running on the street all the time with your dog and I've seen you outside your house working on your home seems like you stay busy and he asked how do you do it to have the energy to still do the extras? I looked back at him with a smile and said well I have 6 kids and a wife that's 7 extra reason why I do what...

Winter Season 2023

Greetings friends & family! Winter training has been going well, it’s the time of year I increase my training load with the goal of being at 100% by the time my races come. It’s been a lot of balance board training, weights, a bit of running & swimming and making sure I recover well. I went twice to the snow for specific training , and in early January I’ll be off to Finland (World Cup), Spain (Worlds) & potentially Italy (test...

Daily Grind

Almost end of the year it's been a Rollercoasters lots of projects happening and always on the move as we get ready to reset for 2023 I set here contemplating on the achievements goals and current state. As of now I had to slow down on my training do to some home projects that were keeping me from staying consistent never the less I'm getting back on track to my daily routine taking care of the usual work family and...

MOTIVATION

Today was a week that we had got evacuated from our home because of the fires that got out of control scary feeling for me to think I could lose my home however we can now look back and say we dodge one. We continue with our training with our goal in mind to motivate people around you and help them be the best image of themselves regardless of the challenges they face, being an ambassador to possabilties continues to help...

The Beijing Winter Paralympic Games 2022

(Preface: My post in March simply vanished from the blog; I’m re-doing this since I haven’t shared my Beijing experience. ——————————————————“You only get one life, and I’m fortunate to still have mine.”We did it guys, I am officially a Paralympian:)))It was about 2 weeks of pure magic and fun moments lived in China. Of course, with the nerves & anxiety & expectations that come with racing as well —all expected. The training camp prior to the Games was crucial, and...

Peer Visits

as an athlete it fills me of great joy to know that while I'm doing what I love to do racing I'm impacting the community around me to see that there is not limits to the things you want to do in life. And it gives them hope to know that there's people out there doing remarkable things that sometimes we think we can't do anymore. No matter who you are where you come from we all have a story to...

2022 PossAbilities Triathlon

Hello folks, after a 2 year hiatus because of covid PossAbilities finally had their Annual Triathlon! It felt good to be there supporting those that have given me so much. For the 1st time, I pushed (stroller) my older daughter Stella on a race; and I only did the 5km run instead of the full triathlon.It was great seeing everyone again, and below knee PossAbilities athlete Zimri smoked me this time, I didn’t stand a chance!What I’ll remember the most...

No Pain no Gain

Today at RBC came excited to race at the road race with other paracyclist, while focusing on my training and racing in triathlon I still enjoy racing in cycling events that prep me in this journey. Today not only did I raced but was part of something special as I completed mile 12th I have a very sharp pain in my lower back, always use to training in a time trial bike and racing in a upright bike will do...