Degree in elementary and physical education. She is a climber since 1998 and member of the national team since 2004. She competed in the World Championship and Cup. She was National Champion of Boulder for several years and vice Champion of Lead. Currently she continues competing on Portuguese Championships.
Divides her free time between two great passions: Climbing and Photography.
My goals are to be motivated, to improve my performance, to cure common imbalances and injuries, especially in my fingers and to guarantee a spectacular climbing season.
To find a strong sponsor that would allow me to climb all over the world and to do nothing but workout, would definitely be my greatest achievement.
The climbing is a very demanding sport and it takes dedication to be a climber. Right now, my biggest hardships are to manage my sport activity with my personal and professional life and to guarantee my physical condition.
To workout hard to prepare myself to climb a route or to participate in a competition gives me a good feeling of mission accomplished.
I practice my technique in two different climbing walls in Lisbon. To guarantee my physical condition I go to Fitness Hut gyms and I practice at home.
It is very important to have a very well organized training. There is no such thing as miraculous exercises as all of them together grant a good condition and turn me into a strong athlete.
Just before the beginning of a competition I get very nervous. I am afraid of failing and not being able to supersede an obstacle. Still, as soon as I start to climb nerves disappear, I focus in my performance and I enjoy the moment.
My parents and my boyfriend are, by far, my biggest fans. They have been supporting me since I started climbing and they are my anchor.
The best advice I have been given was to climb just for pleasure and for personal outcome. I have been following this advice all over these 17 years of climbing.
To keep on climbing, to organize my life in order to find more time to practice, to climb and to travel.
Accommodation: 7 nights / 5 surf lessons in Mountain view rooms – 2 PAX
*2 Stars Hotel (Vila Bela Hotel), Private Bathroom, Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Breakfast included, Surf Library, Free WiFi, Laundry, Restaurant with traditional food
Surf Lessons: 2 mins walk from the beach, 1.5 – 2 hrs lesson, Surfboard included, Wetsuit included, Insurance, Free photos
Our ‘surf boot camps’ were set up to provide students one or more weeks of intensive surfing. Students travel in the school van to Costa da Caparica (Praia do Infante), which offers perfect conditions for students to perfect their technique.
This package is aimed at adolescents with some experience or beginners aged over 14.
Surf boot camps take place during the summer holidays: June, July, August and September
Price: €175 (per week)
Lunch option + €40 (per week)
Boot camps run during the week (Monday to Friday), from 9 am to 6 pm, leaving from Amoreiras Shopping center or the surf school in Carcavelos.