By Alexander Ponsen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Tucked behind the trees that line the buzzing Aterro highway lies one of Rio’s many marvelous public spaces, the Parque do Flamengo, offering a vast range of sporting and leisure options as well as a regular calendar of special events.

One such event took place on Sunday June 20th when the park hosted a triathlon competition for athletics enthusiasts seeking a different kind of physical challenge, including tackling the questionable waters of Guanabara Bay. The Olympic-style triathlon, organized by Trimax . . .

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