Gastón is from Uruguay, he comes from a family with solid sports tradition, especially in water sports. Since a very young age he joined swimming competition teams, later competing in water polo, representing his country internationally in youth categories. At the same time, since he was 6 years old, he has been surfing as a hobby, an activity that until today he tries to practice during his free time. In addition to competing in these disciplines, Gastón has been a First Division Soccer Football player in Uruguay until 2013.
He loves teaching: it’s a great way for him to share his the passion for sports! After graduating in Physical Education (2012), Gastón has worked with various educational institutions carrying out projects in the area of initiation, early stimulation and up to competition levels. In 2017 he decided to move to Barcelona to continue growing academically and professionally, and he was delighted to join Penguins team!