André Madureira - Athlete Ambassador
Have you always been into sport?
I've been in sport for over 20 years, I started Mountain Biking in 1998.
How did you first get into cycling?
My father was always connected to sports, more specifically to athletics running. one day as a child, he took me to a local Mountain Bike race, from that moment on I was connected to the world of cycling.
What has been your favourite race to date and why?
In 2017, I had the opportunity to participate and represent my country in the World Championship (Granfondo World Series) in Albi, France. It was undoubtedly an interesting experience.
What is your proudest achievement?
Having some victories in some minor races, I consider my greatest achievement, the luck and opportunity I have to do what I love so much.
Have you ever had any racing disasters?
I've had some disasters, some hospital visits, but luckily never anything too serious.
How do you overcome setbacks?
With as much calm as possible, positive thinking, concentration and willpower to overcome them.
What advice do you wish you'd been given when you first started out?
That someone had told me forever to believe in my abilities, even when everyone else might doubt them.
What are your goals?
My big goal is to be national cycling champion in my age group.
Who inspires you?
My family, my father's experience as an ex athlete.
Why work with Sundried?
Because I trust that they have the same values that I am guided by, their quality of clothing and accessories.
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