Sports in Rio – Info About Beach Volley, Jiu-jitsu and Lots More
To say that sports are very popular in Rio is an understatement; Football, beach volleyball, running, jiu-jitsu, surfing, climbing and a lot more are practiced all over the place. On the beach, in the gyms, in the mountains; everywhere. But how can you practice these sports? This page has some general info. Clicking the links takes you to the specific information about that particular sport or activity.
Why the Huge Interest for Sports in Rio?
Why there are so many people into sports around here? Well, to begin with, there are almost perfect conditions. Good weather, ocean, wind, mountains – all of these makes for perfect circumstances. The very strong beach culture where your body is often exposed is for sure a big inspiration to put in a few more sit-ups. Cariocas are also very playful by nature – chasing a ball down the beach or catching a perfect wave is what many live for.
Surfing, Hiking and Climbing
Catching waves on boards is something that fits the Carioca spirit like hand-in-glove. Surfing is one of the fastest growing sports in Rio de Janeiro. The topic is so large we have dealt with in a separate section over several pages. To get there just, click this link. Same goes for Climbing and Hiking in Rio. Just click the link and you will get access to valuable info on trails and what options are out there.
Do you Want More Detailed Info on Sports in Rio?
Useful info and tips about your favorite sport you’ll find by clicking these links:
– Football in Rio, Also; Futsal & Beach Football
– Jogging & Running in Rio
– Beach and Foot Volley in Rio
– Sail in Rio
– Kayaking in Rio
– Scuba Diving in Rio
– Gyms in Rio
– Dancing in Rio
– Tennis in Rio – Also Table Tennis
– Swimming in Rio
– Hang Gliding in Rio
– Boxing and Jiu-jitsu in Rio
– Yoga in Rio
– Skateboard in Rio
– Rowing and Golf in Rio