I was born on October 14, 1982, in Moledo, Caminha, PORTUGAL.
Graduated in Sports Training from the Superior School of Sports of Rio Maior, Currently I work as a truck driver in fuel transportation.
I started my sporting life with 12-13 years in Sporting Clube Caminha - rowing, I still went through ARCO de Viana do Castelo.
At the age of 26 I switched to cycling, competed in Spain for 3 years in a French team. At 31 I change again of sports and until today I practice stand up paddle, (SUP), at the moment I am connected to Surf Clube de Viana (as athlete and coach).