Junior Pan Am Feature: Jabari WhitemanGary Acosta
Wednesday, August 24 2016
Name: Jabari Whiteman
Age: 15 years old
Hometown: Dalley Village,Santa Flora
Specialty: Sprint and Endurance
Pet Events: I enjoy and love cycling on a whole, every type of race is just as thrilling as the next for me.
Hobbies: Cycling is my hobby.
Who or what are your inspiration:
My inspirations are my mom and Sir Bradley Wiggins. They both demonstrate that extra drive and determination necessary to accomplish the goals I set for myself.
What does it mean to you to be a member of the National Team for the first International event hosted at the brand new National Cycling Centre?
Being a member of the first national team representing my country at the NCC is an honour and blessing for me. I embrace the opportunity given to me and will strive to put my best foot forward to make my country and family proud. This historic moment spurs me on to be the best I can be and having a world class facility to call home will definitely be an asset.
How has your preparations been going for the event?
Generally it has been progressing well despite a few challenges over the period of time.
What are your goals for the event?
It will be a new experience for me so I will approach it with an open mind and willingness to learn. But my goal is simply to go out there and put everything on the line. Performing to the best of my ability is the main objective.
Do you have any words for Trinidad & Tobago to come out and support?
T&T come out and "Roar with Passion" behind us and we'll help you "Feel the Pride"!!!
Find more about purchasing tickets here: http://ttcyclingfederation.org/track/track-news/junior-pan-ams-tickets-on-sale-now.html