I was born in Rio de Janeiro’s suburb, Brazil. Since I finished my undergraduate, I have travelled around the world through 89 countries follow the sport and culture.
My research key interests are the legacies of Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sport Media, Sport for Peace, Innovation and new technologies for sport. I am licensee 1st Lieutenant of the Brazilian Navy , also I am part of Brazialian Olympic Committee and Brazilian Judo Confederation as a strategist (watch the following video).
I attended as part of the Judo team the Olympics of Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012; the Paralympic Games of Athens 2004 as coach and, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 as journalist (commentator); and the Winter Olympics of Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014 as observer.
I am part of Coventry University’s CTPSR – Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations – and Visitor Research Fellow at Advantage Program of Contemporary Culture (PACC) of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. I am also visitor professor at UdeO – Universidad de Occidente, Los Mochis – Mexico and part of an International Cooperative System for Strategism and Video-Coach with Great Britain, Brazil, Japan, France, Canada and Germany.