Ironman Competitors Give Back to Cozumel

Professional Ironman competitors coach island athletes…

 

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Photos Courtesy of Sally “Amatista” Hurwitch

Ironman Competitors Give Back to Cozumel. Several Cozumel children were the lucky recipients of expert advice from professional Ironman athletes and coaches. Eight professionals – Michelle Barnes, Gary Barnes, Corrine Abraham, Lauren Capone, Mateo Mercur, Melonie MacDonald, Matt Russell, and Tony Ferreira Da Silva – took time out to coach and mentor young island athletes.

Cozumel’s Municipal Sports Department, under the directions of Beatriz Sandoval, as well as Sally “Amatista” Hurwitch were instrumental in putting the program together on the Cozumel end.  Many bilingual Cozumel residents – Myrna CleghornAyelen Rojas,Pascale RambertCristina Balcázar EscaleraNora Hernandez and Adam Serrano – also donated their time, and language skills to ensure the day ran smoothly.

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Photos Courtesy of Sally “Amatista” Hurwitch

Coordinating from the Athlete’s end was Renee Rogers from More Than Sport, an organization dedicated to creating positive social impact and transforming lives around the world. More Than Sport helps athletes to support the causes they care about and collaborates with leading brands so that consumers can buy products with purpose.

Los atletas de Ironman retribuyen a Cozumel

Los competidores profesionales dan entrenamiento a atletas de la Isla

Diversos niños de la Isla fueron los afortunados beneficiarios al recibir asesoría profesional de parte de atletas y entrenadores Ironman. Ocho profesionales: Michelle Barnes, Gary Barnes, Corrine Abraham, Lauren Capone, Mateo Mercur,  Melonie MacDonald, Matt Russell y Tony Ferreira Da Silva, se dieron tiempo para brindar asesoría a los jóvenes atletas de la Isla.

Photos Courtesy of Sally "Amatista" Hurwitch

Photos Courtesy of Sally “Amatista” Hurwitch

La Dirección de Deportes de Cozumel, bajo las instrucciones de Beatriz Sandoval así como de Sally “Amatista Hurwitch, fueron fundamentales para  montar el programa desde Cozumel. Muchos habitantes bilingües como Myrna CleghornAyelen Rojas,Pascale RambertCristina Balcázar EscaleraNora Hernandez y Adam Serrano donaron su tiempo y habilidades en el idioma para garantizar que el día se desarrollara sin tropiezos.

La coordinación del lado de los atletas estuvo a cargo de Renee Rogers de More Than Sport, una empresa dedicada a crear un impacto social positivo y transformar vidas en el mundo.  More Than Sport auxilia a los atletas para que brinden apoyo a las causas que les conciernen, y colabora con marcas principales de manera que los consumidores adquieran productos elaborados con una finalidad.

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