Academy triathlete Hannah Roots has been named the Penrith Valley Sports Foundation Junior Athlete of the Month!

Hannah is a current member of the Panthers Triathlon Club and attends Penrith Anglican College. She is a lover of all sport however more recently she has been focusing on triathlon. In the past, she has represented her school at Regional, State and National level in athletics, swimming, and triathlon. She has also represented her Region in swimming and athletics.

In 2019 Hannah placed 7th at the NSW All Schools Triathlon Championships and 16th at the Australian All Schools Triathlon Championships. She also competed in the Nepean Triathlon and placed 5th in the 13-15’s division and placed 6th in the NSW State Little Athletics 300m race.

In 2020, Hannah placed 2nd at the NSW All Schools Triathlon Championships and was selected to compete in the NSW All Schools team at the National All Schools Triathlon Championships.

The 2020/21 Western Sydney Academy of Sport Triathlon program will be Hannah’s second consecutive year with the Academy.