LT 036 | Luis Ahrens-Teixeira – The Avizaqcua Team Center

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In Episode 036 of the LEO Training Podcast I interview Luis Ahrens-Teixeira the President of the Portugese Rowing Federation. Luis is also the co-founder of the Avizaqcua Training Center and a former national team member for Portugal.

In this interview you will learn:

  • Luis background as an athlete and transition to an entrepreneur.
  • The Avizaqcua Team Center
  • Herdade da Cortesia
  • Luis roots in rowing (beginning in 1988)
  • Began rowing as a junior in 1992 and kept going until 2004
  • Bronze medal in 1994 in Indianapolis
  • Selling his car to start his company
  • The history of the Avizaqcua Team Center
  • Why this is the place that athletes and rowing teams come to train and hold their camps
  • and much more…
Pedro Alte da Veiga, Mads Rasmussen, Rasmus Quist Hansen and Luis Ahrens Teixeira at the London 2012 Olympics.

Pedro Alte da Veiga, Mads Rasmussen, Rasmus Quist Hansen and Luis Ahrens Teixeira at the London 2012 Olympics.

 

The Erg Room at the Avizaqcua Team Center

The Erg Room at the Avizaqcua Team Center

 

 

Bom dia! | Good morning! #Avis #herdadedacortesia #rowing #hotel #portugal #gbteam #avizaqcua

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