I grew up in Ste-Therese Quebec, a little town in the Laurentians about 30 minutes north of Montreal. As a kid, I was always really active, I’ve been involved in sports my whole life, from hockey, ski, golf, mountain biking, soccer and Triathlon. However, triathlon has been an ever growing passion since I was 8 years old. One day during the summer of 2001, my dad asked me if I wanted to try a triathlon. Being very curious about any new sports, I immediately said yes and a few days later we were in the car driving to Trois-Riviere, Quebec for a local race. As soon as the race started, I was hooked and my passion for triathlon never stopped growing since then.
I raced on the quebec cups circuit until I was 15 years old and was old enough to race the national junior series. Back then, I was coached by Kyla Rollinson and she taught me pretty much all I know about elite racing and wouldn’t be here without her.
I raced as a junior for 4 years, traveling around Canada to race the national junior series and traveling around the continent for PanAmerican races. When I started racing as a U23, I moved to Guelph Ontario to train with the RTC Guelph coached my Craig Taylor. I then trained with the Wollongong Wizards coached by Jamie Turner for 4 years. We were based in Australia during the Canadian winter and in Spain during the summer.
I am now back home, training with coach Alex Sereno.
As well as doing triathlon, I am currently in university studying nutrition.
Latest Athlete Results
|DNF||13 Aug, 2021 - Elite Women - DNF|
|14||31 Jul, 2021 - Mixed Relay - 00:22:40|
|15||27 Jul, 2021 - Elite Women - 02:00:33|
|5||12 Jun, 2021 - Elite Women - 01:00:57|
|21||06 Jun, 2021 - Elite Women - 01:59:29|
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|DNF||2021-08-13 - Elite Women - DNF|
|21||2021-06-05 - Elite Women - 01:59:29|
|33||2021-05-15 - Elite Women - 01:58:31|
|38||2019-07-20 - Elite Women - 01:08:06|
|DNF||2018-07-27 - Elite Women - DNF|
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13 Mar, 2020
as all of the triathletes make their way to Rio, we had a chance to talk with some of Canada's team members ahead of all the action that is about to take place.16 Aug, 2016
Gomez is already a familiar name in triathlon, but on Saturday in Mooloolaba it was Tamara rather than Javier who conquered the first World Cup race of the season.14 Mar, 2015
Germany’s Sophia Saller turned her silver European Championship medal into gold when she stormed home on the run to win the U23 Women’s World Championship today31 Aug, 2014
Canada scored a huge day in the women’s race, as Emelie Kretz, Ellen Pennock and Kirsten Sweetland swept the podium for the host country at the 2013 Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup.23 Jun, 2013
Athlete Fact Sheet
|Year of Birth||1993|
|Place of Birth||Québec, Canada|
|Sponsors||Asics, Argon 18, CAN fund, Oakley Canada, HED wheels, HUUB and Barista Montreal.|
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