Palmer Trinity School’s (PTS) Fernanda Larios, a tenth grader, recently won first place in Mexico’s Women’s Open of the Cierre del Campeonato Nacional de Wakeboard 2022 (National Wakeboarding Championship 2022) with a score of 52.00. The national championship was held at La Bahía de San Carlos in Sonora, Mexico.
Originally from Mexico City, Larios, 16, is considered a wakeboarding Junior Pro. She has been in the sport for 10 years and began training professionally and competing internationally at age 14.
She trains three times a week after school, and on days when she is not on the water, she is at the gym. Larios also alternates her weekend training between Miami and Orlando in preparation of competing in the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile in 2023.
Larios belongs to the AfriKids club at PTS and hopes to try out for basketball after wakeboarding season.
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