Keeping an Active Lifestyle on the Beaches of Rio de Janiero

By Georgie Hay, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From sunrise to dark, the beaches of Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone) are filled with people exercising and playing sport. Runners, cyclists and skateboarders occupy the adjacent cycle paths; team ball and racket sports dominate the sands; and surfers and swimmers fill the sea.

“One of the main reasons I moved to Rio was the opportunity to play so much sport owing to the accommodating climate and the proximity to the beach where so much sporting activity takes place,” says British sporting enthusiast and Rio resident, Freddie Brunt.

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