Uniting Nations

Class
Boat Name
Danielle
Boat Number
40
Sponsors
Laffort
The Beach Productions
Website
www.unitingnationsrow.com/
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Team Members

Name
Cyril Derreumaux
Occupation
Business Development Manager
Age at Start
39
Born in
France
Representing
USA
Lives in
Sausalito, CA, USA

Cyril from France is a passionate waterman. He has been paddling Outrigger Canoe for many year and has raced 4 times the Catalina Outrigger Challenge (32-mile race from Catalina to Newport Beach), 4 times the Moloka’I Hoe (Outrigger World Championship, 43-mile race from Molokai to Oahu), the CAL100 (100-mile canoe race down the Sacramento River in California), and the Yukon River Quest, Canada, a 440-mile/880km canoe race).

 

Name
Fiann Paul
Occupation
Artist / Adventurer
Age at Start
35
Born in
Poland
Representing
Iceland
Lives in
Iceland

Fiann holds 4 world records and is the first person to simultaneously hold overall Atlantic Ocean speed record and overall Indian Ocean speed record. Fiann also holds Blue Riband Trophy of Ocean Rowing. He is the most experienced member of the crew and an invaluable asset to the team.

 

Name
Carlo Facchino
Born in
USA
Representing
USA
Lives in
Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Carlo from the USA has competed in numerous types of endurance and ultra-events from rowing, running, cycling and swimming. Carlo rowed at university where he was named the Most Valuable Oarsmen during his senior year. Post College, for a total of 8 years, Carlo coached rowing. Then Carlo started racing in triathlon and got quickly hooked on endurance events. Carlo has completed the Leadville 100 mile run, the Furnance Creek 508 mile bike race, the C.P.R. (Corvallis to Portland 115 mile Row), the Monterey Bay Crossing (23 nautical mile ocean row), Adventure Races, 11 Ironmen and countless number of triathlons. Carlo is the owner of a women’s triathlon, running and cycling series in California.

 

Name
Thiago Silva
Occupation
Businessman
Age at Start
29
Born in
Brazil
Representing
Brazil
Lives in
Rio de Janero, Brazil

Thiago from Brasil is the youngest of the crew! Always on the go, Thiago never fled the challenges of life. He is addicted to endorphin, and is now almost dependent on its daily dose.

He started competitions of several sports: judo, jujitsu, rowing, outrigger and triathlon

The sea has always been his home.