Further personal information
Education Professional, Sports Teacher
Physical Education - Polytechnic Education School of Viana do Castelo: Portugal
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began snowboarding at age 25.
Why this sport?
He tried a number of sports when he was younger, including basketball, skateboarding, surfing, skiing and snowboarding. "After I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, snowboarding was the only sport I could continue doing."
Name of coach
Nuno Marques [national]
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Revelation Athlete of the Year by the Portuguese Winter Sports Federation. (record.pt, 14 Nov 2019)
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Jornal de Noticias, 11 Nov 2020)
In 2011 he was diagnosed with progressive primary multiple sclerosis. (dn.pt, 05 Nov 2018)