Brazilian sailor and explorer who became the 1st person ever to row over the Southern Atlantic Sea, he also led a 79 day expedition through the Antarctic continent. He resided in the city of Paraty, Brazil in his youngsters. He published a book known as Between Two Poles that chronicled his expedition towards the Arctic Pole. He got wedded to Marina Bandeira in 1996, both experienced two daughters. He and soccer participant Ronaldo are both from Brazil.