Neymara Carvalho, 41, is a legend in the world of bodyboarding. Affectionately nicknamed “Queen” by female athletes in the Bodyboard Girls Experience, the 5-time world champion won this event in 2016 and this year is set to repeat the triumph.
“I like this championship very much because it is a stage dedicated only to the female bodyboard and this greatly values our category. We have high level athletes and it is the opportunity to show our talent ” , the Brazilian athlete begins to say, then changing the focus to her personal ambition and competitive spirit which is also one of her trademarks:
“The island is very beautiful and it is always a pleasure to return, but this year I am defending the title, so I want to be able to do a good performance. Then there are good waves in the competition, so it’s a great joy for all competitors. “