Joana Schenker is a professional bodyboarder. Dominating the Portuguese National and European Tour since 2014, she won both titles for 4 years in a row. In her second season competing on the APB world tour, Joana wins the World Title,and makes history by becoming Portugal´s first professional World Champion in wave riding sports. 2017 was the perfect year, National, European and World Bodyboard Champion. The media made Joana not only the new Queen of bodyboarding but also a star in the Portuguese sports scene.
To find out more, visit the official website: www.peacerun.org
Impossibility Challenger is a record festival that provides a platform and an opportunity for anyone to try and break a world record in any non-Olympic discipline. The records can be athletic, funny, creative or even a bit silly, as long as they are challenging and require some serious training or preparation. The Impossibility Challenger was first organized in Zürich, Switzerland in 1982. Guru visited the event twice in the following years. From 2002 on the Impossibility Challenger took place also in Germany, New Zealand, Hungary and Portugal.
This year the event took place in Leiria, Portugal on June 9&10. The next edition of the Impossibility Challenger will happen in November in the Netherlands.
To find out more, please visit the official website: impossibilitychallenger.com
In late May and early June of 2017, over a period of 10 days, a team of Peace Runners from 13 different countries visited 48 schools in Madeira, the Azores and Figueira da Foz in Portugal. The students and citizens of these remarkable Portuguese communities gave expression to their hopes and dreams for a more peaceful world. Through their art, song and dance you will no doubt find a common humanity that will warm your heart and nourish your soul. The Peace Run is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year having been founded by Sri Chinmoy in 1987 as a way to bring people together and celebrate our universal aspiration for love, peace and happiness.