In November, 2009, Gabriela, a Triathlete from Guatemala was very happy to have chosen Claremont School due to its close proximity to the Pacific Sport Institute where she trained every day. “I go to the pool for swim practice every morning from 7:30-9:30, then after school we go for a run on one of the many routes in this area. On weekends we train on our bicycles.”
Gabriela is currently ranked in the top 30 in world Junior Women’s Triathlon after strong performances in the Pan American Championships in Edmonton, Canada and the World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, last summer. “I have 3 more years left in this age bracket and hope to be number one before I’m finished.” Gabriela decided to attend school in Canada so she could pursue her studies while training with the world-class Triathlon Program at Pacific Sport Institute located at Commonwealth Place in the Saanich School District.