Frescobol

Frescobol

Frescobol was invented in 1945 by Lian Pontes de Carvalho (businessman) in Copacabana, who made some rackets calling the sport beach tennis.


In 1958, Millôr Fernandes (Brazilian writer, journalist, cartoonist, humorist and more.) in his column Pif-Paf of the magazine O cruzeiro called fresco-ball a fussy, picky sport. But he and his troops were also playing in Ipanema beach (Arpoador).


Fact: this is the only sport in the world with no winners or losers

You may also like…

Banho de Mar

Banho de Mar

Did you know that around 1900 no one with “good manners” could go to the beach?

read more
IT’S THE GLOBO CRACKER!!! AND ‘MATE’ WITH LEMON!!!

IT’S THE GLOBO CRACKER!!! AND ‘MATE’ WITH LEMON!!!

This cracker is very typical of us, it’s made out of sour starch. You must try it to understand. Cariocas go to the beach and don’t stop eating their favorite snack: globe crackers and drinking mate (a type of tea) in a very chilled gallon with or without lemon or...

read more

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

en_USEnglish