Published on: 21 March 2019
Year 8 student Joshua Neervoort performed well against very tough competition, placing 2nd at the Australian National Triathlon Championships held in Hobart, Tasmania.
The achievement was significant for Josh who has jumped the ranks since placing 18that the same competition last year. Josh is now under the watchful eye of Triathlon Australia for future national competitions.
“I felt confident leading up and going to these national championships, as I had been training well and had a good group of coaches to support me while I was away,” said Joshua.
Head of Jupp House, Mr Todd Harnwell said, “We are very pleased with Josh’s achievements at a National, State and House level.”
“He is a very driven and determined young man, who is achieving exceptional results in his chosen field.”
“We are delighted to have him fly the flag for Jupp House and the School at such an elite level, all the while maintaining an outstanding commitment to his studies and school events.”
“It is with great anticipation that we look forward to Joshua’s continued successes in state and national competitions in the near future.”
Josh has been selected to the Western Australian School Sport Triathlon Team to compete on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland inMay. State representation is an honour and represents a significant stepping stone in the ultimate achievement of senior and national selection.