TEAM PEAK PS

Our test team and staff are the finest. Many World, Olympic and National Champions in all disciplines choose to use our products. We are also proud to be official partners with Plas Y Brenin Mountain Training Centre and Glenmore Lodge Mountain Centre.

Pedro Henrique Goncalves Da Silva


Best Known As:   Pepê Gonçalves 

Hometown:  Piraju  / Brasil 

Living Now:  Rio De Janeiro  / Brasil 

Discipline:  Canoe Slalom

Class:  K1 Slalom And Xtreme Slalom

Current Boats:  Caipi Fins And Waka Goat 

Shaft Of Choice:     Raab Paddles 

Big Volume Or Tight And Technical:  Tight And Tecnical 

Favourite Paddling Spot:   Rio De Janeiro And Prague 


How did you get into paddling: i started in flat water canoeing in a social project for underprivileged children in my hometown, i discovered slalom 1 year later and fell in love with the feeling of being free in nature


Achievements: 


6 at olympic games / rio 2016

Bronze slalom xtreme worlds 

2 golds at slalom extreme world cups 

1 gold slalom world cup 

3 bonze medal in extreme world cup

10x brazilian Champion 

2 olympic games 

2 gold medals pan American games 


What's next... ambitions / plans: 

Top 5 in world ranking 2022 

Medal in world cups and world champion, Olympic medal in Paris 2024 


Best things about paddling: in the water I feel free, nothing else matters to me. Through what I love to do most in life, I can motivate people to be better and show the children of my Brazil a beautiful path

Best boating moment:  Rio 2016 final 

Worst boating moment:  rowing in the icy waters of europe when I was younger and didn't have the equipment of Peak

Any other hobbies: extreme sports, take and editing pictures and movies, 




Extras:


Ultimate worldwide destination:  Zambezi / Africa 

Food:  Churrasco ( brazilian barbecue ) 

Drink:  Açaí ( brazilian fruit drink )

Music:  Soja 

Movie: Senna

Read:  No Limits / Phelps 


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