Train Your Mind with the Passion of your Heart
Juan Carlos Sagastume
Guatemalan, originally from Petén, is an extreme athlete with more than thirty years of experience. He is the first Latin American to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat, among many other achievements, the first person in the world to cross the Uyuni salt without stopping.
Currently, he holds the world record for Quintuple Ironman and is Ultratriathlon World Runner-up. He is considered one of the most outstanding ultra-distance athletes in the world, his CV includes many of the toughest endurance tests on the planet such as the “Marathon des Sables 230kms.”, In the Sahara desert, “Yukon Arctic Ultra 510kms” in the Canadian Arctic, among many others.
An inspiring human being, who affirms that faith in oneself, is essential to achieve one’s goals. “Every minute lived intensely is a story to tell the rest of life,” Juan Carlos says, who also affirms among his best-known phrases: “Guatemalans are great.”