Boris has been a swimmer since he was 6 years old. He was born in Costa Rica and has spent most of his life in the water either swimming in a pool or in the ocean, or surfing around the world. He was a competitive swimmer during his childhood in Costa Rica and made it to the national team in several occasions.
During his college years in the United Sates he was part of the swimming team of Tufts University and participated in many competitions at the local, state, and national level of NCAA Division III.
More recently, Boris has been part of various masters swimming clubs in Spain, where he has participated in numerous international swimming competitions. Besides being a competitive swimmer, Boris has completed several ocean swims and triathlons both in Spain and internationally. Boris’ passion for the ocean goes beyond surfing and open water swimming; he is also a certified open water diver.
- Certified Total Immersion Coach
- Founder and head coach at Mallorca Open Swim
- Master swimmer
- First aid and CPR course by Red Cross Spain
- Licensed boat captain – Spain