Juan Carlos was born and raised in Viña del Mar, Chile. In 2011, he finished his college studies with an Industrial Design degree at Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile, designing and building electric bass guitars. At the same time, he was self-taught and working in web, media, and video editing. One year later, he moved to Santiago to work as an office designer on Scenography works for popular TV shows in Chile. Now he works independently for several Chilean brands.
Not being a high-trained sportsman, Juan Carlos loves to play soccer, bicycle, skateboard, and run, and he hopes to get in open-water swims sooner or later.
He joined WWS on 2015, to help Coach Pedro promote events in Latin America and manages the sister websites to Water World Swim at swimconpedro.cl and swimwithpedro.com. Since joining Juan Carlos has had the opportunity to cover WWS events in Chile, San Francisco and the Galapagos!