Diego Borges lives in Fortaleza, Brazil. He graduated from the Federal University of Ceará (UFC) in Physical Education and has a Master’s in Methodology of Teaching Dance from Faculdade Nordeste (FANOR).
In 2011, Diego was nominated for best foreign dancer of West Coast Swing, and joined the team of choreographers and dance teachers from the TV show “Dança dos Famosos” from the Program “Domingão do Faustão”, shown on the National channel in Brazil.
Diego is the first Brazilian to win an official WCS competition (Swing Diego 2010) and is the only Brazilian to compete in the Champions category (the most advanced West Coast Swing World category).
Jessica Pacheco lives in Fortaleza, Brazil. She is studying Accounting at the Federal University of Ceará (UFC).
She is the most notable Brazilian in West Coast Swing internationally. During her first international competition, Jessica won two awards – Intermediate Jack & Jill and Strictly Swing Open (Swing Diego 2011).
Currently, Jessica competes in the All Star level and among her many awards, she recently won the U.S. Open in 2014 in the category Jack & Jill All Stars, along with Diego Borges.