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Fernanda Maciel

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Birthday
24, 1980
Birthplace
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

About

Runner who won The North Face TDS Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc in 2009 and came in second at the Ultra Trail World Tour of 2014. She became the first woman to run the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, running 860km in 10 days, in 2012. She also became the first woman to run up the highest mountain of Amercia, Aconcagua.

Before Fame

She trained as a gymnast and was competing in major competitions by the time she turned 10. She then moved on to running when she turned 15.

Trivia

She has worked as an ambassador for Red Bull, The North Face, Compressport, Oakley, and Etixx. She has helped protect the environment alongside the Outward Bound International scheme. She has been named best Brazilian runner and athlete by numerous publications.

Family Life

Her childhood best friend is named Nanda.

Associated With

She and Jason Paul are both runners who have been sponsored by Brazil.