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UB515 Year Two | 2015

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Sergio Cordeiro - BRAZIL/Rio de Janeiro/Magé

- Finalist of UB515 2016, 2015 and 2014;
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- Deca-Ironman World Challenge 2007 Champion;
- Silver Medal at the Deca-Ironman World Challenge 2010;
- Bronze Medal at the Deca-Ironman World Challenge 2012;
- 10 participations in the Ultraman World Championships and Ultraman Canada;
- Death Valley Marathon;
- Everest Marathon;
- 31 years of triathlon, one of the forerunners of the sport in Brazil.

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Cory Foulk - UNITED STATES/Hawaii/Kailua-Kona - 56 years old

- Finalist of UB515 2014;
- World record holder for participation in Ultraman competitions, with 21 submissions;
- Third place at Ultraman Canada 2007;
- Finalist in 51 Ironman events;
- Ironman Revisited 2nd place overall, 2007;
- Finalist of 17 Ironman Hawaii World Championships. Second place in his age group in seven of these tests;
- Finalist of more than 50 marathons, with 30 sub 2:50 results;
- Finalist of more than 100 ultramarathons;
- Placed second overall at the Sri Chimnoy 24 hour North American Championships (ultramarathon);
- First placed at Place Malama Stage I, setting the record in the 100 km stage;
- First place at Place Malama Stage II, having set the record in the 100 km stage;
- Time of 11:14 for the triple marathon;
- Sub-12 hours for 82.3-mile ultramarathon;
- He has a degree in architecture and his specialty is the assessment of the impact of buildings and projects on the environment;
- He is the father of Gus, Bailey, Chance and is the grandfather of five children.

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IVAN ALBANO - BRAZIL - SP/Mogi Mirim - 40 years

- 1st place overall in UB515 2014;
- Finalist in 26 Ironman events;
- 10 times TOP 10 in Ironman events;
- He coaches triathlon, running, cycling and swimming;
- He is married to Malu and David's father.

"Too happy to be able to participate again in this unique event in Latin America."

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Reinaldo Tubarão Bassit – BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO – 48 years old

- Champion of the 2014 Anjos Ultramarathon - 235km - 35hs 53min;
- Fourth placed in Ultramarathon BR135 2014 - 217km - 28hs;
- Second place overall at Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 Brazil Ultra Triathlon 2014;
- Vice-champion of the 2013 BR135 Ultramarathon - 217km;
- Vice Champion of the 48 hours 2013;
- Vice Champion of the 24 hours of Cycling 2006;
- Third place in Mountainbike 24 hours 2008;
- Ironman 2001 – 9:46h;
- Ironman 2011 - 9:56h;
- Ultramarathon Bertioga-Maresias 75km;
- Why you want to participate in UB515: “The Ultraman (UB515) is not a simple test of endurance and physical strength. The Ultraman (UB515) is a life lesson where we learn the meaning of the words humility, friendship, partnership, patience, perseverance, solidarity and love. It is a test where we can find what belongs to us and that, sometimes, we forget that it exists in us… Our own soul”.

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Sebastião Muniz Falcão – BRAZIL/ALAGOAS/Maceió – 47 years old

- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 Brazil Ultra Triathlon 2014 – 4th place overall;
- Finisher Ironman Brazil 2013;
- Ironman Punta del Este - 5th place overall and 1st in age group 45-49;
- Father of Natássia, Mariana and Lucas;
- Staffs: Marcelo Rego (Team Leader), Natássia Muniz and Gabriela Costa;
- Why do you want to participate in the UB515: "I want to OVERCOME my personal limits! The Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 Brazil Ultra Triathlon 2014 was the gateway to the Ultra distance, where I want to stay and OVERCOME these limits. This is not a competition, but a competition a large family that participates together in a great experience of life and sport, where there are no competitors and winners (victory is personal), but members of this family called UB515. Congratulations Alexandre Luna, Alexandre Ribeiro and Cory Foulk! April 2015. Ultra hug everyone!"

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DARWIN HOLT – CANADA/Edmonton – 53 years old

- Ultraman Canada 2007;
- Ultraman World Championships 2008;
- Ultraman United Kingdom 2011;
- Ultraman Florida 2014.
- Why you want to participate in UB515: “I migrated to ultra-distance triathlon as a result of steady progression over 15 years. I have great respect for the support and willingness of everyone involved in this type of competition for everyone to succeed. The 515 distance has defined me since 2007. I have many "families" thanks to this event. I hope to remain an active ambassador for ultra-distance triathlon for many years to come. I consider the 515 distance to be the truest form of team sports, as every athlete depends on their team for success. Everyone involved needs to help each other for everyone to be successful. Shouldn't life, in general, be like this?”

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Wissthon Andre Rodrigues – BRAZIL/RIO GRANDE DO SUL/Caxias do Sul – 31 years old

- Ultraman Canada finisher;
- 7X Ironman finisher;
- Tramandaí Towers crossing 82 km;
- Why you want to participate in UB515: “I want to pay tribute to my friend and swim coach Tiago Pereira, who died in 2014. He also wanted to participate in UB515.”

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CARLA TEIXEIRA GUERRA – BRAZIL/RJ/Rio de Janeiro – 41 years old

- Ultraman UK 2012;

- 4X IM Brazil finisher;
- 4X Marathon Finisher;
- Athlete pacer in the BR135 ultramarathon;
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: “I'm passionate about sports and especially triathlon. Long exams fascinate me and I'm obsessed with challenges. I have a goal since 2012 which is to participate again in a race with ultraman distances and I will participate!”;

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Marcos Dantas - BRAZIL/RIO DE JANEIRO/Rio de Janeiro - 44 years old

- 6X Ironman finisher;
- Ironman World Championships qualified;
Fuzileiros Navais Ultramarathon 2009 – 164km;
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: “I wish a new sporting challenge for my life”.

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Alex Correia Pinheiro – BRAZIL/Alagoas/Pilar – 34 years old

- Finisher IM Brasil 2013;

- Long Distance Finisher Fortaleza;
- João Pessoa Long Distance Finisher.

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Rodrigo Tiradentes Montechiari – BRAZIL/RIO DE JANEIRO/Rio de Janeiro – 38 years old

- 5X Ironman Brazil finisher;
- Ironman Cozumel;
- 5X Half Ironman finisher;
- Ironman Brazil 70.3 finisher;
- Why you want to participate in UB515: “UB515 rescues what I think has been lost since I made my first ironman in 2005. The roots of triathlon, the feeling of a meeting of equals, with the same questions, the same fears and the same goals: to do your best in competition against yourself.”

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Daniel de Oliveira Rodrigues – BRAZIL/SANTA CATARINA/Blumenau – 33 years old

- IM Brasil finisher;
- Subscribed to IM Brasil Fortaleza 2014;
- Challenge Inca Run 300km;
- Ultramatratona 24 Hours Blumenau;
- Water crossings of 10, 8 and 6km;
- Staff of Sergio Cordeiro at UB515 2014.

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Diogo Donadoni Santos – BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO/São Paulo – 33 years old

- 2X IM Brasil finisher;
- 4X IM 70.3 finisher;
- Crossing 14 Bis 24 KM Swimming finisher;
- 24-Hour Ultramarathon Race Track 2012 finisher;
- 2X Marathon finisher;
- 6X Half Marathon Finisher.
- He is married to Fabricia and father of Nicole.
- Why you want to participate in UB515: “I want to participate in UB515 because I want to bring life lessons to people who think they will never be able to participate in an event like this because they only have time to work and take care of the family. With dedication and focus, we can reach any goal. I CAN, YOU CAN & WE CAN !!!”

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Eduardo Albuquerque Matias – BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO/Guarulhos – 29 years old

- 2X IM Brasil finisher;
- IM Cozumel finisher;
- XTerra 50km Run finisher.
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I want to fulfill my dream of participating in UB515."

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Jandiara Rosa Passos – BRAZIL/ESPÍRITO SANTO/Serra – 52 years old

- Ultramarathon Bertioga-Maresias 75km;
- Ultramarathon BR135 2014 – Ground – 217km;
- 24Hs Capitals Ultramarathon;
- 24Hs Solidarity Ultramarathon;
- XTerra Ilhabela 50km;
- Ironman Brasil Florianópolis 2011;
- Goat of Plague (Ironman).
- Why you want to participate in UB515: “I have a passion for long activities, in addition to feeling challenged by long tests; the Ultraman in a special way. I've been doing triathlon since 2006 and I've always dreamed of this challenge.

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Livia Bustamante da Rocha Mendes – BRAZIL/RIO DE JANEIRO/Niterói – 33 years old

- Ironman World Championships 2013;
- Ironman Cozumel 2011;
- 10X Ironman finisher;
- L'Etape de Tour 2013;
- Adventure racing.
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: “Because I like to challenge myself, see how far my body can go. I believe the UB515 will be perfect for that.”

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Luiza de Franco Tobar – BRAZIL/São Paulo/Campinas – 27 years old

- Ironman World Championships 2013;
- 11X Ironman finisher;
- Ultramarathons.
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I believe it is a natural evolution of an Ironman triathlete, who is passionate about long distances, and who is always looking for new experiences, new paths. I feel ready for this challenge! My body, my soul and my heart asks for a challenge like this!"

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Marcia de Lourdes Pererira Mendes – BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO/Franca – 45 years old

- Ironman World Championships 2013;
- Ironman Cozumel 2011;
- 10X Ironman finisher;
- L'Etape de Tour 2013;
- Adventure racing.
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: “Because I like to challenge myself, see how far my body can go. I believe the UB515 will be perfect for that.”

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Paulo Antonio Salgueiro Pereira – BRAZIL/ALAGOAS/Maceió – 45 years old

- Ironman Brazil finisher;
- Race finisher conquerors;
- 24 Hour Swimming – Alagoas Fire Department;
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: “I've been thinking about this challenge for a long time.”;
- Father of Ana Julia and Ana Teresa.

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Paulo Vitor Pitton – BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO/Santo André – 57 years old

- 6X Ironman Brazil finisher;
- Ironman Cozumel;
- Why you want to participate in UB515: "It's a challenge I've been thinking about for a long time."

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Denis Cesar Baptista – BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO/São Paulo – 32 years old

- 4X IM finisher;
- IM Cozumel finisher;
- IM Punta finisher;
- Finalist in marathons;
- 2X 14 Bis 24 Hours of Swimming finisher;
- 2X Ultramarathon Bertioga-Maresias finisher.
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I want to participate in UB515 because triathlon is part of my life and who I am as a determined person".

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Denilson Nunes de Freitas - BRAZIL/ESPÍRITO SANTO/Serra – 45 years old

- Why you want to participate in UB515: "My biggest reason and interest in participating in the Ultra Man Brasil UB 515 in 2015 is to celebrate 30 years of Triathlon in Grand Style by competing in the biggest Triathlon event in Brazil".

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Cid Cardoso Jr. – BRAZIL – 46 years old

- Completed 28 Ironman events;
- Completed Ironman Worjd Championships (Hawaii) 8 times;
- Best Ironman result: 9h 47m;
- Mt. Mitchell 40 Mile Run 2002;
- 2nd place overall 3 times;
- Completed Mt. Mitchell 40 Mile Run 9 times;
- Umstead Trail Marathon 2004: 1st place overall 2005: 3rd place overall 2008 5th place overall;
- Team Race Across America 1994: 3rd place overall, 1995: 2nd place overall;
- Competed in the Ironman 70.3 Championship 2 times.
- Why want to participate in UB515: "I like the challenge and the personal experience of ultra distance events. About an ultra distance triathlon in particular, I've always wanted to do one. After years of competing in Ironman events I'm looking into it for an event that makes me super excited again. When I think of ultra distance, I know this is it. UB515 2015 is special because it takes place exactly 30 years after I finished my first official triathlon and in almost the same place. April 1985 I did what was then called Selective Triathlon for Triathlon in Rio de Janeiro, starting in Pedra de Guaratiba and ending in Barra da Tijuca.In addition, UB515 is organized by some great friends who were important influences on mine athlete career, such as Alexandre Ribeiro, Marcus Ornellas and Armando Barcellos".

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Sergio Meniconi - BRAZIL/SÃO PAULO/São Paulo

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Claudio Marcio do Nascimento Abreu Pereira - BRAZIL/RIO DE JANEIRO/Rio de Janeiro - 46 years old


- Engineer, 46 years old, married to Gabriella, father of Victor, Giovanna, Filipe and Fernando;
- 2 x Ironman Brazil;
- 1 x Bertioga-Maresias Ultramarathon (75 km);
- 1 x Boston Marathon;
- 4 x Rio Marathon;
- Several short distance competitions and crossings;
- Why participate in UB515: for the challenge, for the fun and for the simplicity.