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FAVELA PAINTBALL   Brought to you by Off The Track - Rio
ACTION PACKED…..
AND GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY
WHAT IS FAVELA PAINTBALL?•   An outdoor paintball field located in the middle of the favela of Santa    Marta of Rio de Ja...
What to bring? - Sports clothing - Closed toed   shoes - An open mind - A camera
MEET MY BUSINESSPARTNER, ANDRE…•   Andre grew up in a dangerous    favela in the north of Rio•   He moved to Santa Marta t...
IS FAVELA PAINTBALL CULTURALLYINSENSITIVE?                  •   People who have never been to                      a favel...
COME PLAY AND FIND OUT FORYOURSELF•   Telephone: (21) 8194 4059•   Email: StewartalsopIII@gmail.com•   Website: www.offtra...
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  1. 1. FAVELA PAINTBALL Brought to you by Off The Track - Rio
  2. 2. ACTION PACKED…..
  3. 3. AND GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY
  4. 4. WHAT IS FAVELA PAINTBALL?• An outdoor paintball field located in the middle of the favela of Santa Marta of Rio de Janeiro• Groups of 6-20, evenly divided into two teams• All equipment and transportation included
  5. 5. What to bring? - Sports clothing - Closed toed shoes - An open mind - A camera
  6. 6. MEET MY BUSINESSPARTNER, ANDRE…• Andre grew up in a dangerous favela in the north of Rio• He moved to Santa Marta to marry his wife 10 years ago• After playing professional paintball, he decided to bring his passion to his community• Everything we do is intended to give back to this community• Residents of Santa Marta play at a steep discount and often congregate at the field to socialize
  7. 7. IS FAVELA PAINTBALL CULTURALLYINSENSITIVE? • People who have never been to a favela ask: “Why are you simulating battle in a place that was so recently plagued by violence?” • In reality, paintball is just a game • Games build community and bring people together • People from the community are very supportive of Favela Paintball and often enjoy playing themselves
  8. 8. COME PLAY AND FIND OUT FORYOURSELF• Telephone: (21) 8194 4059• Email: StewartalsopIII@gmail.com• Website: www.offtrackrio.com• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ottrio• Twitter: @offthetrackrio
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