As we continue the countdown to the CARIFTA Triathlon and Aquathlon which will take place September 28th & 29th in Tobago will see Bermuda represented by 20 athletes.
www.islandstats.com daily will bring you bios of the Bermuda team members, today we bring you Zoe Hasselkuss, Amber Simons and Megan Hands.
Zoe Hasselkuss - 13-15 Girls Triathlon & Aquathlon
Hasselkuss has been competing in triathlons for more than 5 years, starting at Tri-Hedz junior triathlon club. She has experience competing overseas, having travelled to triathlon competitions in Canada over the past 4 years. Over the past year Hasselkuss has won the Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon in the 11-15 age group and the Butterfield Grand Prix and the Bank of Bermuda Time Trial championships in age group cycling. She won the Heritage Day Junior Classic road running race. She is thankful to all her coaches who have encouraged and inspired her to work hard and is proud to be representing Bermuda in the 2018 CARIFTA Games in Tobago.
Amber Simons – 13-15 Girls Triathlon and Aquathlon
Simons currently attends Warwick Academy as a Y11 student. She is fifteen years old and has been a triathlete, runner and competitive swimmer since the age of seven, competing, placing and medaling in a large number of home events. Simons is a very competitive athlete by nature and strives to do her best in all events while still enjoying the experience of the race and athletic competition. Her goal is to do her very best in CARFITA not only as a personal best for herself but also as a representative of her team and Bermuda.
Megan Hands – 13-15 Girls Triathlon and Aquathlon
Hands is 14 years old and attends Mount Saint Agnes Academy. She maintains honors with distinction while balancing training. Hands has been involved in many sports over the years, including swimming, cycling, running, volleyball, netball, basketball and rugby. Hands started competing in triathlons at the age of 8 when she joined Tri-Hedz, the local junior triathlon club in Bermuda. With the help and support coaches and family, Hands is looking forward to competing in Tobago.