Goodridge eyes senior Pan Am spot

Goodridge who had joined the Elite programme fell away due to an eye infection which kept her out of the sport for a while. “I was off the bike due to doctors’ orders as I had gotten “Red Eye” and I was not able to be around people for a good while and so I had stop training. This caused a set back but I am now preparing for trials in December which is for the senior Pan Am games next year,” said the Arima Wheelers cyclist.

Goodridge had an excellent season last year which was punctuated by her awards. She teamed up with fellow Arima Wheelers cyclist Aziza Brown to claim gold for TT in the Female Team Sprint at the 2012 Pam American Junior Championships held in Guatemala City.

She also secured a bronze medal in the women’s 500m time trial, while setting a national record of 37.86 seconds. In addition Jodi became the first female TT athlete to qualify for an elite event at the Pan American Championship, when she broke the national women’s record in the flying 200m at the TT Cycling Federation’s (TTCF) trials.

The soft spoken cyclist said her achievements have pushed her to another level. “There were many times that I didn’t feel like training. I felt like I was not getting any time for myself with all the hard training, but after receiving the medals it showed me that hard work really pays off.


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