Meet Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling (BCYC) athlete, Maurice Jones!
Each month we highlight a DelMo Athlete. This month, meet Maurice!
Maurice participated in both the Atlantic City and the Wildwood Tri last year in his first year on the Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling team and podiumed in his age group at both. He was ecstatic. He is a Senior, just graduated from Roxborough High School and is going off to Chestnut Hill College this fall.
1. Which DelMo event is your favorite and why?
My favorite event is Tri Atlantic city because that was my first Triathlon event and I got podium but overall it was a great event and fun experience but what stood out to me was when I was running and I was slowing down there was people there to help push and motivate me and when I was about to complete the event I love the atmosphere of the people cheering that is one of the best ways to finish a race and I also have to give thanks to my race partner and my team for making this happen.
2. What is your race mantra?
Keep calm and focus ahead.
3. What’s your favorite workout song?
Where we come from - Popcaan ”never forget where you come from and the people who always help you and there for you”.
4. What are your hobbies outside of triathlon?
Playing soccer, cooking and trying different foods, working out ,watching Youtube videos and also hanging out with my friends.
6. Tell us three things we should know about you.
I played soccer for my high school, I customize sneakers, slides and headphones and also I like travel to different places.