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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – About two and a half hours driving northeast from the largest city in South America, São Paulo, lies Campos do Jordão, a favorite spot for Brazilians to spend weekends during...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the fourth time in a row, Rio will host the biggest names in national and international skateboarding for the Oi Bowl Jam. The competition, which runs from January 27th...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There is an old joke which says that the best thing about Niterói is the view of Rio, but a good many feel that it is neither funny nor...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The X Games in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil continued on Saturday, April 20th with Moto X Speed & Style, BMX Dirt and Skateboard Vert Finals. The games began for...
By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The extreme sport lovers in Rio will be excited to know that a new recreational area will be built around Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (known as the Lagoa) dedicated to...
By Bryan Gregory Sanders, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since the early 2000s the sport of organized Bike Polo or Hardcourt Bike Polo has spread to more than 300 cities worldwide and since 2009 has been played in...
By Ana Gabriela Ribeiro, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new public extreme sports park on the Lagoa has been planned to replace the 18,000 square meter privately run Academia Estação do Corpo, which originally opened in 1997. Construction...
By Amy Skalmusky, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Every year nearly 23,000 people strap themselves into a hang glider or paraglider and soar freely over Rio – and some people actually go more than once. The reasons...
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