Kingston Whig Standard
August 8, 2009
This is the first story in a series profiling Kingston athletes competing in the Canada Summer Games, Aug. 15-29 in Prince Edward Island.
Dorelle Hinton seems to enjoy multi-tasking.
The Kingston Collegiate graduate, who grew up swimming for the Kingston Blue Marlins and competing in track and field and cross-country at high school, has developed a serious love for triathlon.
"Every day of training is different and it brings new challenges," Hinton, 20, said. "Lots of people ask, 'How can you train for all three sports, the swimming, biking and running?'
"But I have a blast doing every single (discipline). It's never monotonous for me. I enjoy every single moment of racing."
The decision to focus on triathlon has paid off for Hinton, who has been training at the Ontario Provincial Triathlon Centre in Guelph while attending school at the University of Guelph the past two years.
A first-time winner on the short course at the K-Town Tri last weekend, Hinton's next stop is Prince Edward Island, where she will represent Ontario at the Canada Summer Games.
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