Angola’s ALEXANDRE SIMÃO

Ashlee Buhler:

Inside a small school gymnasium in Namibe, Angola, a few worn sting mats are lined up on the floor. At the end is a makeshift foam pit, made from a few torn up mats to cushion landings. 

This is where Alexandre Simão, a tumbler on the Angolan national team, has learned everything he knows. It’s a far cry from some of the state of the art gymnastics facilities seen around the world, but Simão is not one to let his conditions interfere with his dream. …

Inside Gymnastics – Breaking Boundaries

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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