Event in which you compete: PBR Bull Rider
Hometown:Poá SP Brazil
Number of years riding: 5 years professional
Career accomplishments to date:
- 2008 PBR Brazil Rookie of the year
- 2008 PBR Brazil Finalist 15th place
- 2009 PBR Brazil Finalist 4th place
- 2010 PBR Brazil Finalist 6th place
- 2011 PBR Brazil Finalist 4th place
How you got started in your event: : I started training to ride bulls close to my hometown
Favorite Ariat product :Cobalt Quantum Boots
Proudest career moment: Having qualified to ride in the PBR, among the best riders in the world.
Tell us about your first bull ride: It was in a small arena close to home
You ride because: I love to ride bulls, it is what I am most passionate about.
If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: a Firefighter
Favorite mentor or idol growing up: I would say Justin McBride. I always liked to watch him ride
Favorite place to travel: I will travel anywhere, so long as it is a peaceful place, with people who I love
Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: Many funny things happen to me because I do not know how to speak English very well. But I am learning!
Favorite way to unwind outside the barn: To take relaxing walks with my family
Good luck charm: I do not have a good luck charm