Road To The Olympic Games

Faces of Tomorrow

Xavier Grenier-Talavera

Xavier Grenier-Talavera is determined to earn the chance to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

National Sport Federation: Triathlon Canada

Hometown: Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC

Date of Birth: 10-Apr-95

Coach: Kyla Rollinson

Facebook: XavierGrenierTalaveraTriathlon

"My dream is to compete at the Olympic Games and to be able to make a living doing triathlon."

How long have you worked with your coach for?

"For the past 3 years."

What is special about your coach?

"Being a female coach in a world where the majority of coaches are men, she brings a different vision and approach. I love her honesty, even if some times it's hard to hear."

Which Olympic athlete or coach has inspired you?

"Javier Gomez because of his exceptional performances over the years and his professionalism."