Fabiola Corona is 33 years old and hails from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, where the Tequila and Mariachi were born.
To the end of 2012 Fabiola has raced in 262 races with188 podiums including 47 international races.
This is her story:
"Since I was born I remember the sport and competition was in my veins, instead of playing dolls in the Street, I was playing at the park with kids (football) and running all around. At school I was a member of all the teams sports.
I graduated with a degree in Communication but I don´t know what it means to do regular work, because my job had always been racing Triathlons, XTERRAs, Adventure Races, Road bikes, Mountain bikes etc.
My other facet is television programs and reality shows. Winning is my motivation. I have been in 5 TV programs like: Fear Factor 2004 (I won) and Wipeout 2011 (I won it too).
My Highlights (Top 10) in sports:
1. Gold Medal in Central American Games. Triathlon (2006) Cartagena, Colombia.
2. 7º place in Panamerican Games. Triathlon (2007) Río de Janerio, Brasil.
3. First Mexican Woman to qualify for Olympics Games in triathlon (2008) Beijing, China.
4. Silver medal World Championship Duathlon Green Cup (2009) Costa Rica.
5. Gold medal Panamerican Championship Triathlon Cross (2010) Peru.
6. 8º place World Championship Triathlon Cross ITU (2011) Spain.
7. Bronze medal Iberoamerican Champiosnship Duatlhlon Cross ITU (2011) Spain.
8. 4º place World Championship 70.3 Vegas (2011) age group 30-34
9. 16º place World Championship IRONMAN Kona (2011) age group 30-34
10. 13º place World Championship XTERRA Maui (2011) Elite
In 2000 I began with adventure races (my passion) I raced at Eco Challenge Fiji 2002, then I discover triathlon in 2002. 2004 I start racing MTB (nationals), 2005 XTERRAS, 2006-7-8 focus on triathlon and ITU races. 2011 began with long distances: 70.3 & IRONMAN. 2013 finally SPARTAN RACES in México!
I have race only 2 Spartans: The Super in Valle de Bravo (1º Place) 2,700 mts altitude and The Azteca Stadium Sprint (1º Place). Now I am training for the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Vermont (The Beast). "