There are many good places to practice para gliding in Rio, especially in the area of Pedra Bonita, near Pepino beach.
Surfing is a popular sport along the coast, both in Rio and in the southern state of Santa Caterina, where waves action is especially strong.
For sailing, the best places are Buzios and large Ports scattered along the coast.
Inland, the Araguaia River in Goias and Tocantins, is known as a paradise for fishing. For climbing, we recommend Rio and its environs, as well as the State and National Parks.
The Soccer is a National obsession and if you can play or understand the subject, it automatically becomes the center of attention.