HERO athletes excel on the field and in their community. They have big dreams and are striving everyday to reach their goals. We are proud to fuel them on their journey.
Full Name: Arielle Avina
City: Murrieta, California
We are so excited to introduce our newest HERO Athlete Arielle Avina! Arielle is a cross country runner from Murrieta, California and she is the definition of elite. A Junior Olympian and All American XC in 2015, s croll down to read and learn more about Arielle!
What sports do you play?
Cross Country Running
What is your team/club affiliation?
Temecula Time Machine Youth Running Club
What are your short and/or long term sports-related goals? What is your biggest dream?
- Short-Term Goal- Make All-American (Top 25) at the 2017 Junior Olympic Cross Country Nationals
- Long Term Goal- Top 10 at Junior Olympics, break 19 minutes in the 5k & Break the world record for 11yr olds in the half marathon.
- Biggest Dream- Run the marathon in the Olympics
What has been your proudest moment as an athlete?
Making All-American at the 2015 Junior Olympics & breaking 20 minutes in the 5k.
What do you think are the three most important qualities needed to succeed as a young athlete?
- Hard Work
-Love for the sport
-Great coaches & teammates
Do you have any superstitions or rituals on game day?
Pray I feel good & do my best
What is your biggest strength as a young athlete?
Endurance & strength -from hardwork
Which athlete or person do you look up to?
Brenda Martinez & Jordan Hasay
Do you have any secret talents?
Push-ups & planking!