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Champoux set for next hurdle

Hurdling comes naturally for Megan Champoux.

Growing up, riding horses has been a daily habit for the Langley teenager.

She has been riding since she was three or four years old, but her mom Sarah wanted her daughter — then nine years old — to give another sport a try, to go alongside her equestrian passion.

And while Champoux was a bit hesitant to try track and field, the sport came naturally.

“When I was little, I used to go outside and I used to jump and pretend I was a horse,” Champoux explained.

“But then the hurdles just came naturally; I had been jumping my whole life. It just stuck.”

And now, the 15-year-old is representing Canada at the world youth track and field championships in Cali, Colombia.

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