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Junior

When I saw B-Boy Junior coming to our photo session, limping and using a cane, I could not not wonder what this Zaire-born Frenchman was capable of. Victim of polio as a child he compensates any leg handicap dancing on his arms. No wonder they call him the ‘Alien’.

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Paue

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Like water

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Finish line portraits

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Go Zanol

The Minas Gerais state-based bike rider Felipe Zanol was a surprise when he showed up in the world of rally, finishing Sertões Rally in second place for two years in a row, in his first two races. With a much inferior bike, he was second only to the great champions: in 2010 Marc Coma, and […]

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Pou brothers

I met the Pou brothers in the beginning of the year, climbing the sandstone walls of Canyon do Talhado between Sergipe and Alagoas states. Some months later the duo returned to Brazil to climb some of the best-known and most difficult routes of Rio de Janeiro. We photographed for two days, but the rainy weather did not help. The coolest part was watching the number […]

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Neymar Soccer Club

From time to time a new hero is born in Brazil. The best soccer player becomes, in a short period, responsible for the joy of a soccer-powered people. The chances of winning the next World Cup are in his hands. And now there is a love story with a country where the top scorer is […]

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MTB UW

Six days of mountain bike in one of the most gorgeous Brazilian places… and six rainy days. The sun shone at some moments, though, but rain prevailed. This was the debut of Claro Brazil Ride, mountain bike ultra marathon that is now part of the world calendar, along with races like Cape-Epic, Trans-Alps, and Trans-Rockies. […]

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wtf! 18’32″

Eighteen minutes and thirty seconds underwater, without air! This is just one of the apnea world records held by the Brazilian Karol Meyer. Another impressive mark is depth: 121 meters with the air in her lungs only. The greatest difficulty is compensating ear pressure, once the air is compressed while the diver gets deeper. Guess who […]

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Athlete grandpa

Mr. Olavo, creator of the Olavo Bikers group, which motto says something like “You can go, but can you come back?” showed that he still can do a lot, even in his 70′s. He rode the 100 kilometers of Claro 100k Race in Rio de Janeiro, and climbed the podium of the Over 60 Category. I’m […]

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