UB515 Year Eight | 2021

Athletes

ultratriathlete Ivan Albano

 UB515 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

photo by Sandra Guedes

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UB2017 TERCEIRO DIA - Sergio Cordeiro (2

Sergio Cordeiro - BRAZIL / Rio de Janeiro / Magé - 66 years old

 

- UB515 2019, 2015 and 2014;
- Erdinger Alkohofrei UB515 2018; 2017 and 2016;
- Deca Ironman 2019;
- Aquatic Marathon 2019;
- 1,000 km of Corrida Brasil 2018;
- Ultramarathon 300 km 2017;
- Champion of the Deca-Ironman World Challenge 2007;
- Silver Medal at the Deca-Ironman World Challenge 2010;
- Bronze medal at the Deca-Ironman World Challenge 2012;
- 10 participations in Ultraman World Championships and Ultraman Canada;
- Death Valley Marathon;
- Everest Marathon;
- https://www.facebook.com/sergiocordeiro.cordeiro.902?fref=ts ;
- Numerous sports competitions with the most varied distances, with emphasis on ultra-distances;
- 35 years of triathlon, one of the precursors of sport in Brazil.

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Fred Alves - BRAZIL / São Paulo / Americana - 44 years old

 

- UB515 2019;
- Erdinger Alkohofrei UB515 2018; 2017 and 2016;
- Ironman Brasil 2016;
- Ironman Brasil 2015;
- Ironman Brasil 2014;
- Ironman Brasil 2013;
- Ironman Brasil 2012;
- Ironman Cozumel 2012;
- Ironman Brasil 2011;
- Ironman Brasil 2010;
- 12 hours of MTB - Cemucan;

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I started cycling in 1989 at the cycling school in the city. In the 90s I participated in some long races like the Paraná Coast and Santa Catarina, and I ended up identifying myself with long races. The desire participating would be for two reasons: for the encouragement and support of fellow triathlete Paulo Calil who has already completed some Ultraman, and the second wish is to be able to participate alongside the legends that I followed for Bicispoint in the 90s, Alexandre Ribeiro and Sergio Cordeiro ".

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Alex Correia Pinheiro - BRAZIL / Alagoas / Pilar - 38 years old

- Erdinger Alkohofrei UB515 2016 and 2015;
- Ironman Brasil 2013;
- Fortaleza long distance;
- João Pessoa Long Distance;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "Having the opportunity to once again test my own limits, and it is a time to fraternize and review this great family that is part of the UB515 family."

UB2017 TERCEIRO DIA - Alexandre Constant

Alexandre Constantino de Almeida - BRAZIL / Paraná / Curitiba - 39 years old

- Erdinger Alkohofrei UB515 2017;
- Morretes Ultramarathon - Guaraquecaba 105 Km 2018;
- Audax Tri (Praia Mansa - Quatro Barras) 3000 - 180 - 30, 2018;
- Ironman Brasil Florianópolis 2016;
- Ironman Brasil Florianópolis 2015;
- Morretes Ultramarathon - Guaraquecaba 80 Km 2016;
- Curitiba Marathon 2015;
- TH3 2016 Triathlon - Caiobá (70.3);
- Why do you want to participate in the UB515: "I started cycling at the age of 16 in Morretes (distance of 120 km), and since then I have always liked to do long pedaling. of Ironman, I became even more passionate about endurance sports after completing my first Ironman, I participated in UB515 in 2017 .... then ... challenge, friendship, family, humility ... I couldn't even stop participating again. "

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Pedro Morganti - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 57 years old

- UB515 2019;
- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2018;
- Ohana Kahi - Triathlon Global Meeting 2018;
- Ultraman Hawaii;
- Ironman Brasil Florianópolis 2019 and 2017;
- Ironman Hawaii World Championship;
- 20 x Ironman 140.6;
- Pirassununga Long Distance Triathlon;
- 2 x Cape Epic;
- 3 x Brasil Ride;
- Return to Florianópolis Island 75 km;
- Challenger Patagonia - 7 days of adventure racing;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "Because acquiring new experiences in the sport is essential. One day after another. Aloha!”.

Alessandro Silva de Medeiros - USA / Florida / Deerfield Beach - 49 years old

 

- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2018 and 2016;
- Ultraman Hawaii 2019 and 2018;
- Ultraman Florida 2017;
- Open Water Miami 2017;
- Ironman 70.3 Miami 2017;
- Ironman Cozumel;
- 3x 50Km Trail Run, Staten Island, NY;
- 2x 80Km Trail Run, The North Face Endurance Challenge, Bear Mountain, NY;
- 9x Ironman 70.3 Finisher
- 1x Grand Fondo NY 100miles bike;
- 80km Ultramarathon, San Francisco, CA - December;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "I love to travel long distances, I feel at peace. The values added by the organization caught my attention (love, friendship and family) and I try to pass it on to my daughters”.

UB2017 TERCEIRO DIA - Sergio Meniconi (1

Sérgio Meniconi - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 54 years old

 

- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2018 and 2017;
- UB515 2015;
- Ohana Kahi - Triathlon Global Meeting 2019 and 2018;
- Ultraman World Championships 2013;
- Ultraman Canada 2011;
- Bertioga / Maresias 2015 Ultramarathon;
- Other 140.6 triathlon events;
Because you want to participate in UB515: "The test is the spirit of the triathlon, there is care with and among athletes".

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Erick Parreira Duarte - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 33 years old

- UB515 2019;
- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2018;
- Champion of Ohana Kahi - Triathlon Global Meeting 2019;
- Champion of the Insanoman Hard Triathlon 2019 and 2018;
- Ironman Hawaii World Championship 2017;
- Ironman South Africa 2017;
- Ironman Los Cabos 2016;
- Ironman South Africa 2016;
- UD Ultra Challenge 75 km 2017;
- 12 hours of 111 km track race 2016;
- Half Mission Brasil 80 km (mountain race);
- Mountain Challenge 80 km;
- 2 x 12 MTB SP;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "I love life. So, I constantly seek my physical, mental and spiritual evolution here in Terrra. And in this moment of my life, overcome all training challenges until I cross the finish line of UB515 (Ultraman) It will certainly be a big step that I hope to climb on my climb towards my physical, mental and spiritual evolution. Here everything should be in balance ”.

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Aline Luftmann Fernandes - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 42 years old

 

- UB515 2019;
- Challenge Salvador 2018;
- GP Extreme São Carlos 2018;
- Ironman Brasil 2017;
- Ironman Mar Del Plata 2017;
- GP Extreme São Carlos 2017;
- Ironman Fortaleza 2016;
- Ironman Fortaleza 2015;
- Challenge Maceió 2016;
- Ironman Brasil 2014;
- Ironman Brasil 2013;
- Ironman Brasil 2011;
- Ironman Brasil 2010;
- Pirassununga Triathlon Long Distance 2011;
- Ubatuba Long Distance Triathlon 2009;
- Why do you want to participate in the UB515: "In 2008 I did my first triathlon race and I was already interested in trying longer runs. Since the time I was just running, I have always preferred long distances. I like the challenge of overcoming the distance, winning each stage of the race and the feeling of being resisting every kilometer. I want to experience this in a tougher race, and who knows, keep doing that distance ”.

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Fernanda Aparecida de Morais - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 41 years old

We are a family owned and operated business.

- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2018;
- Insanoman Hard Triathlon 2019;
- Ironman Full;
- Ultra Marathon Bertioga Maresias 75 km;
- 14Bis Ultra Water Marathon (24 km);
- Ironman 70.3 SP;
- Cidade Maravilhosa Challenge (21 km +42 km);
- SP International Marathon;
- Rio de Janeiro Marathon;
- Several other sporting events in the most varied distances and modalities;
- Why do you want to participate in the UB515: “The UB515 nailed my heart! So, let's go ahead in search of another personal achievement !!! ”.

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Maicon Amaro dos Santos - BRAZIL / Ubatuba / SP- 33 years old

We are a family owned and operated business.

- Ohana Kahi - Triathlon Global Meeting 2018-2019;
- Long Distance Triathlon 2017;
- 6 Hours of MTB open Elite - 2018;
- Several MTB marathon events in previous years.
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: “Do you know that event you watch and say:“ my dream is to be there one day ”? Well, the UB515 for me represents a second family and not just a test, but a big party where family, friends and people we don't know, get involved in an inexplicable way motivating and cheering us all the time. This is the desire to participate, achieve one more goal and register more of this great dream in life ”.

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Fabiano Pinheiro Peres - BRAZIL / São Paulo / Bragança Paulista - 43 years old

 

- Finisher of several Ironman Brasil;
- Long Distance Triathlon;
- Santos International Triathlon;
- Porto Alegre Marathon;
- Florianópolis Marathon;
- Porto Alegre Marathon;
- Blumenau Marathon;
- Triathlon World Championship;
- Open Biathlon SP champion;
- Several swimming events;
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I consider this magical test, where and all the participants stay in harmony for three days, really as a big family. The need to count on the staffs also creates an environment of cooperation that reinforces the bonds between friends. ".

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Gustavo Guaraldi - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 38 years old

 

- Ironman South Africa 2019;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2018;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2017;
- Ironman 70.3 Maceió 2018;
- Ironman 70.3 Palmas 2017;
- Pirassununga Long Distance Triathlon 2018;
- Triathlon TH3 Paranaense de Triathlon 2016;
- Interlagos Cycling Challenge;
- Berlin Marathon 2017;
- São Paulo Marathon;
- Buenos Aires Marathon;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "I am driven by endorphins. I played sports my whole life. Since I was little I went to Santos. I once saw that a sports competition was taking place and I discovered that it was a triathlon race, the Brasil Trophy. I thought about time that one day i needed to participate in it ... since then i started in short, medium and Ironman as a goal. When i was introduced to UB515 in addition to looking for other challenges, i had the opportunity to be closer to some of my idols : Alexandre Ribeiro, Sergio Cordeiro, Ivan Albano, among others. It will be a great experience ”.

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Aléssio Eulálio Dantas - BRAZIL / Piauí / Teresina - 38 years old

- Cabra da Peste Triathlon - 2019;
- Triathlon Cabra da Peste - 2018;
- Cabra da Peste Triathlon - 2017;
- Ironman 70.3 Palmas 2017;
- BR 135 Ultramarathon 2019 80 km;
- Ceará Long Distance Championship - Triathlon - 2019, 2018 and 2017 (Brazilian Championship);
- Ironman 70.3 Fortaleza 2017;
- Ironman 70.3 Alagoas 2018 and 2017;
- São Paulo Marathon 2019;
- Challenge Maceió 2016;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "Triathlon is my life. To evolve in this sport to reach ever greater distances and challenges motivates me to develop as a human being. I try to become a better person every day".

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Fernando Carlos Falcão do Vale - BRAZIL / Minas Gerais / Governador Valadares - 45 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;
- Ironman Brasil 2018;
- Ironman Brasil 2013;
- Ironman 70.3 Florianópolis 2019 and 2018;
- Ironman 70.3 Maceió 2018 and 2017;
- Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro 2019, 2017 and 2015;
- Caiabá TH3 Triathlon - 2019;
- Marines Ultramarathon - 24 hrs;
- Army Night Race - Vila Velha - 12 hrs;
- Buenos Aires Marathon;
- 2 x Rio de Janeiro Marathon;
- 2 x São Paulo Marathon;
- Curitiba Marathon;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "It is my passion and that of my family to participate in sporting events. We live challenges and this is our fuel to face any difficulties, we are strengthened. The challenge and dream now, is to cross the finish line of UB515 with my family".

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Paulo Roberto de Abreu - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 45 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;
- Ironman 70.3 São Paulo 2019;
- UAI 135 KM 2019;
- Ironman Brasil 2018;
- Ironman Brasil 2017;
- Ironman Brasil 2016;
- Ironman Brasil 2015;
- Ironman Fortaleza 2014;
- 10 km swimming events;
- São Paulo Circuit of Water Crossings;
- Ultramarathon Trail - Indomit Costa Esmeralda 100 km;
- Bertioga Maresias Ultramarathon 2018;
- Maresias Bertioga Ultramarine 2016;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "I like the challenges and long distance races. It takes a lot of concentration from the athlete, and not only the physical, but also the mental part. I believe that it is at the right time to participate in the UB515".

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Rubnei Alexssander Gervasio Gallego - BRAZIL / São Paulo / Santana de Parnaíba - 43 years old

- Ironman Florianópolis 2019;
- Bertioga Maresias Ultramarathon 75 km 2019;
- Rio Itapanhaú Aquatic Ultramarathon 2019;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2018;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2017;
- Dunga Challenge 2018;
- Crossing Cardená-Ilha Bela - Relay- 22 km - 2018;
- Pirassununga Long Distance Triathlon 2017;
- Aquaman 7 km challenge 2017;
- TriRex Triathlon Brotas 2016;
- Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro 2019;
- Duathlons;
- Sea Crossings;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "I like to overcome myself at each event. The challenge encourages me to exceed my limits".

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Walter Paschoalotti Neto - BRAZIL / São Paulo / Socorro - 36 years old

- Capixaba de Ferro 2019;
- Ultramarathon Rei and Rainha de Minas 2019;
- Bertioga-Maresias Ultramarathon 75 km 2018;
- Cycling Atibaia x Aparecida do Norte x Atibaia
- Ultramarathons;
- Marathons;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2016;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2013;
- Ironman Florianópolis 2012;
- 20 x 70.3 Finisher;
- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I practice ultra-distances because since I started in the triathlon I identified myself with long races, and I started to follow the trajectory of my coach Ivan Albano. The time has come”.

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Fernanda Leticia Borella Prieto - BRAZIL / São Paulo / São Paulo - 42 years old

We are a family owned and operated business.

- Brazilian MTB XCO Bi-Champion;
- Pan American Vice Champion of MTB XCO (Argentina);
- Brasil Ride (Chapada Diamantina);
- Brasil Ride (Porto Seguro);
- Brasil Ride (Botucatu);
- Xterra Terra Ilha Bela;
- Xterra Ilha Comprida;
- Xterra Paraty;
- Long Distance Pirassununga;
- GP XTreme São Carlos;
- Ubatuba Long Distance;
- Tri Day São Paulo;
- 70.3 Florianópolis;
- 28 North Coast Beaches Challenge;
- Challenge 28 Praia Costa Sul (double);
- São Pedro a Brotas Ultra Marathon (double);
- Brotas a São Pedro Ultra Marathon (solo);
- City Marathon;
- Neptune São Vicente Challenge;
- Alphaville Half Marathon;
- São Silvestre;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "I like to overcome my limits, especially when I have the company of special friends. We train together, we overcome challenges together."

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Laelson Lopes Ferreira Filho - BRAZIL / Alagoas / Maceió - 46 years old

- Challenge Roth 2017;
- Legend Ultra Marathon 50 k 2017;
- Ironman Brasil Florianópolis 2016;
- Challenge Maceió 70.3 2017;
- Challenge Maceió 70.3 2015;
- Several other events and long distance events organized by sports consultants;
- Because you want to participate in UB515: "Life marked by extreme challenges. I want to make my contribution, somehow to be a reference for people who cannot stop their addictions. The battle is hard, the road is long but not impossible. There are my children that I love them so much. YOU WILL SEE THAT YOUR CHILD DOES NOT FIGHT THE FIGHT. ”

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Alexandre Fontenelle Ribeiro de Oliveira - BRAZIL / Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro - 45 years old

We are a family owned and operated business.

- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2016;
- Erdinger Alkoholfrei UB515 2015;
- Ironman Brasil 2016;
- Ironman Brasil 2015;
- Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro 2015;
- Ironman Brasil 2014;
- Ironman Brasil 2013;
- Other 140.6 triathlon events.

Alexandre Paiva Vieira dos Santos - BRAZIL / Santos / São Paulo - 30 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Bertioga-Maresias Ultramarathon 75km 2019;

- 29th International Triathlon of Santos 2020;

- Because you want to participate in the UB515: "The UB515 will not only be a proof of ultra-distance, but a personal realization that nothing is impossible. I, since my childhood, like and practice sports (football, swimming and running) and in 2017 I started in triathlon in a sprint race when I have since found myself in a hol that brings me health and also glycemic control. When I discovered diabetes I found myself in a situation where others (my family) were concerned due to bad information about the disease, and since then I’ve been showing that with dedication, discipline and personal moderation everything is possible. Not only for me, because watching my mom at 60 return to sport because I have this lifestyle is very special. for the whole society of Type 1 diabetics that nothing is impossible. "

 

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Dejalmo do Nascimento Almeida - BRAZIL / Curitiba / Paraná - 42 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Ironman Brasil 2018;

- Adventure Garopaba 55km 2019;

- Indomit 100km 2018;

- NAventura Ouro Fino 2019 50km;

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I am 41 years old and I started participating in events at 35. Since then, there have been 28 half-marathons, 22 marathons, 8 trail ultramarathons, 2 ironman, 6 swimming crossings and 2 100km events mountain biking. I like things that challenge me, that take me out of sleep and give me nightmares. I like to test my body and mind. Even when I was training for Ironman I already saw the videos and reports of the athletes who did the UB515. I have since dreamed of participating in this unique event. The atmosphere of the race, the energy of the athletes is contagious. "

 

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Evandro José Freitag Dutra - BRAZIL / Curitiba / Paraná - 49 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Ironman Brasil 2018;

- TH3 Triathlon 113km 2019;

- TH3 Triathlon 113 km 2018;

- Brasil Ride 70km 2018;

- Because you want to participate in UB515: "A long distance race requires planning, organization and a lot of persistence. I like the long training, I like the challenge of going further. Since I started in the triathlon, this has always been my dream, to prepare for a day to do Ultraman. This year I'm feeling prepared for the challenge. "

 

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Diogo Decker - BRASIL / Londrina / Paraná - 31 years old

We are a family owned and operated business.

- Ultraman Florida 2020;

- Patagonman 2019;

- Capixaba de Ferro 2019;

- 301km Extreme Athletes ;

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I believe that ultradistances are a mental and physical challenge. They are tests done with more calm and fun. I want to do UB because it is in my country and also a very respected test with good and good energy. . "

 

João Marcos de Paula Fernandes - BRAZIL / Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro - 32 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Capixaba de Ferro 2019;

- Cerrado Challenge 70.3 2018;

- Ironman Rio de Janeiro 70.3 2017;

- Ironman Brasil Fortaleza 2016 ;

- Because you want to participate in the UB515: "I like long distances; I love to train and try to overcome my own limits. I have long dreamed of the UB515. With the evolution of training and competitions over the years I feel ready to do this great desire. I have an absurd desire to participate in this event. I’m a great admirer of Alexandre Ribeiro and I’ve been following the event since the first edition. My family: father, mother, son and, especially, wife, are totally involved and motivated to give me all the necessary support for me to fulfill my dream of completing UB515. I am an army captain, graduated in physical education from the Army Physical Education School and currently working on improving the physical conditioning of the young sergeants at our institution. the UB515 will inspire many people within the army. "

 

Pedro Renato Gonçalves Filho - BRAZIL / Passo Fundo / Rio Grande do Sul - 30 years

We are a family owned and operated business.

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Capixaba de Ferro 2019;

- Cerrado Challenge 70.3 2018;

- Ironman Rio de Janeiro 70.3 2017;

- Ironman Brasil Fortaleza 2016 ;

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "Long distance allows me to improve my self-knowledge, my mental skills, providing a better quality of life. UB515 is a dream of self-knowledge. I want to participate to develop physical and mental skills, overcoming my biggest challenges. "

 

Rafael de Carvalho Farnezi - BRAZIL / Uberlândia / Minas Gerais - 34 years old

- Datev Challenge Roth 2018;

- Champion of the Brazil Trophy Circuit - Age Group;

- 7X Copa Brasil Champion;

- 4X Champion Age Group Olympic Triathlon;

- Pan American Champion Agre Group Sprint Triathlon;

- Age Group Sprint Triathlon World Champion - Beijing / China 2011;

- GP Extreme General Champion (1km / 100km / 10km) João Pessoa-PB;

  - Because you want to participate in UB515: "Ultradistance leads me to overcome my own limits daily, in addition to self-knowledge in ways never imagined by myself. UB515 represents the pinnacle of triathlon in my career, besides teaching me a multitude of lessons that I will share with everyone around me. "

 

Rodrigo de Souza Magno - BRAZIL / Muriaé / Minas Gerais - 43 years old

- Sahara Race Ultra Marathon 250km;

- Sierra Nevada Ultra Marathon 100 miles;

- Atacama Desert 250km;

- Patagonia Run 120km;

- Ironman Brasil;

- Pico da Bandeira Ultramarathon 184km;

- Teresópolis X Fiburgo Supermarathon 50km;

- BR135 Ultramarathon;

- Crossing 14Bis 24km;

- CEFAN 24 Hours Ultramarathon;

- Because you want to participate in UB515: "Ultraman is a great desire. I believe it will crown my experience in the ultra-distances. Working with ultra-distances is a real learning experience!"

 

Alesandro Antonio da Silveira - BRAZIL / Porto Alegre / Rio Grande do Sul - 45 years old

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Ironman Florianópolis 70.3 2019;

- Ironman São Paulo 70.3 2019;

- Florianópolis Challenge 2018;

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I practice for the challenges and rewards that distances deliver. My performance has been happening proof by proof. The desire to participate in the proof represents my evolution as a person and then as an athlete. virtues and examples that I can pass on to my own. "

 

Wladimir Soares - BRAZIL / Porto Alegre / Rio Grande do Sul - 45 years

- Ironman Brasil 140.6;

- Ironman Fortaleza 70.3 2019;

- Ironman São Paulo 70.3 2019;

- Disney Dunga Challenge 2019: Day 1 - 5km, Day 2 - 10km, Day 3 - 21km and Day 4 - 42km;

- Bertioga-Maresias Ultramarathon 2019;

- Toughman 2018;

- L'Etape Cunha 2018.

- Because you want to participate in UB515: "Because I like to train. Before 2015 I had a more peaceful life, I only trained to keep fit, but in 2015 I went to the triathlon and I fell in love and I really want to participate in this great event that is the UB515. I started training in 2015 with a friend who was my partner at the gym. He sold me a bike and I started cycling non-stop. I was already swimming and running for a while, until a "guy" appeared I already knew it but I didn't have much friendship. He came to me and said: "Are you cycling well, why don't you start in the triathlon?". I replied that I was old but we talked a lot until he convinced me. I started, I fell in love and I didn't I stopped training more. I already won several medals and trophies but the most important thing is to live with people in the sport, this is contagious and motivating. I hope to do some more ironmans, several 70.3 in Brazil and in the world, but especially in the year that come I want to do the Ironman and the UB515 in honor of that "guy" I mentioned earlier. I was training until last year and beginning this year with my friend and athlete Paulo Abreu, I would be his staff in 2020. We continue training together. He is also encouraging me to take this challenging UB515 race. "

Thiago de Souza Neves - BRAZIL / Mirassol / São Paulo - 40 years old

- Tri Cerrado 257 2019;

- Ironman Brasil 2019;

- Ironman Brasil 2017;

- Ironman São Paulo 70.3 2019;

- SP City Marathon 2019;

- Seguralta Marathon 2017;

- Up Hill Marathon 2017;

- Up Hill Marathon 2016;

- Rio de Janeiro Marathon;

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I found myself in ultra-distance, because a high volume of physical activity is necessary. Long distance is pure pleasure. The challenge of increasing the volume of training is increasingly captivating. Being able to participate in UB515, meeting others people with the same interests, each with their own motivation, without forgetting the motivational presence of ultra-athletes who will be there inspiring us to complete, as well as one day being an example and motivating people.

I started in the triathlon at the age of 30, in 2011, going through the short, Olympic and half-ironman. When the first ironman in 2014, I and 3 other athletes were the first consultants to participate. Despite the diversity of levels, I, the novice, the three were always together. On Fridays and Saturdays we would gather our families to have a pasta dinner and arrange the weekend training sessions. After that, the advisory grew, athletes entered and became a competition. My training for IM 2017 was particularly alone, it was not pleasant.

 

Since 2014, as I always do, I go to Floripa to participate or watch the IM. In 2018, following the "newbies" was different and special. While they were flying, taking the bikes, in the middle of the truckers' strike, I faced the path of approximately 1000km of truck, taking the bikes. It was a real adventure. We formed a very nice group, composed of athletes from various advisors. In this group, such "rivalry" never existed, we are friends and brothers.

 

In 2019, during my training for the Tri Cerrado 257, my wife suffered a bike accident and underwent two surgeries. My training was interrupted to take care of her. At that time, the support of family and friends was essential.

 

Already during the ultra, where clearly everyone's intention is to complete, the relationship between the athletes with mutual support, as well as the staffs, form a family.

In 2020, with the pandemic, my wife, an infectious disease physician, took over a covid ward. We are strictly complying with isolation, and contact with friends only through social networks.

During the month of June I completely read the UB515 website, dreaming of one day taking the test, however the registration fee is very significant. One Saturday after lunch, I was sitting on the couch when I got a call from a friend. It was Henrique, a doctor from Rio de Janeiro with that typical accent, starting to ask me about UB515. I said that coincidentally I spent the week reading the site and it comes with the following sentence: "Dreams are to be lived. When you open the application period you can send yours, the company will give you the registration gift.

 

Tears flowed.

 

I sat on the couch for hours in the same position reflecting, "I am blessed".

 

Having friends is everything.

 

Participating in UB515 will be another life changing.

Completing the UB515 with 40 years and 10 years of triathlon will be the glory.

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Marcos Massignan Mansani - BRAZIL / Curitiba / Paraná - 41 years old

- Patagonman 2019;

- L'étape Brasíl 2019;

- GP Extreme Penha 202;

- Ironman Brasil 2018;

- 3X Ironman finisher;

- 3X 70.3 finisher

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I am moved by challenges. After my participation in Patagonman 2019 I look for events with characteristics that demand greater atutonomy / experience from athletes, events that enable and promote the spirit of brotherhood among participants and organizers.

 

The possibility of participating in UB515 2021 has motivated me to stay active during the pandemic period. Due to changes in my professional career, for the first time in my sporting history, I will have flexible schedules for training, which I consider essential for a challenging race like the UB515. "

 

Marcos Massignan Mansani - BRAZIL / Curitiba / Paraná - 41 years old

- Patagonman 2019;

- L'étape Brasíl 2019;

- GP Extreme Penha 202;

- Ironman Brasil 2018;

- 3X Ironman finisher;

- 3X 70.3 finisher

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I am moved by challenges. After my participation in Patagonman 2019 I look for events with characteristics that demand greater atutonomy / experience from athletes, events that enable and promote the spirit of brotherhood among participants and organizers.

 

The possibility of participating in UB515 2021 has motivated me to stay active during the pandemic period. Due to changes in my professional career, for the first time in my sporting history, I will have flexible schedules for training, which I consider essential for a challenging race like the UB515. "

 

Marcos Massignan Mansani - BRAZIL / Curitiba / Paraná - 41 years old

- Patagonman 2019;

- L'étape Brasíl 2019;

- GP Extreme Penha 202;

- Ironman Brasil 2018;

- 3X Ironman finisher;

- 3X 70.3 finisher

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I am moved by challenges. After my participation in Patagonman 2019 I look for events with characteristics that demand greater atutonomy / experience from athletes, events that enable and promote the spirit of brotherhood among participants and organizers.

 

The possibility of participating in UB515 2021 has motivated me to stay active during the pandemic period. Due to changes in my professional career, for the first time in my sporting history, I will have flexible schedules for training, which I consider essential for a challenging race like the UB515. "

 

Marcos Massignan Mansani - BRAZIL / Curitiba / Paraná - 41 years old

- Patagonman 2019;

- L'étape Brasíl 2019;

- GP Extreme Penha 202;

- Ironman Brasil 2018;

- 3X Ironman finisher;

- 3X 70.3 finisher

- Why do you want to participate in UB515: "I am moved by challenges. After my participation in Patagonman 2019 I look for events with characteristics that demand greater atutonomy / experience from athletes, events that enable and promote the spirit of brotherhood among participants and organizers.

 

The possibility of participating in UB515 2021 has motivated me to stay active during the pandemic period. Due to changes in my professional career, for the first time in my sporting history, I will have flexible schedules for training, which I consider essential for a challenging race like the UB515. "