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At 61, he decided to row 8,000 km along the Brazilian coast

By Luciano Nagel

The 61-year-old Adelson Carneiro Rodrigues, from Cananéia, on the southern coast of São Paulo state, decided to launch a daring challenge for himself.

To cross from Oiapoque to Chuí, along the entire Brazilian coast, rowing in an ocean kayak.

In total, it is 8,000 kilometers from the far west of the state of Amapá to the last resort in the south of Rio Grande do Sul.

The idea came up in 2015, after much research into the project, but was put into practice only on February 17, 2020, when he left his . . .

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