Redemption! According to the Wolfe gang, the family of triumphant Holy Childhood High athlete Abigail Wolfe, that's the single most important word captioning her victory in the Class 2 Girls’ 100m at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Championships at the National Stadium on Wednesday.
Abigail Wolfe equalled her personal best time of 11.59 seconds to secure Holy Childhood High's first gold medal in the Class 2 Girls' 100m.
"Redemption," Abigail's older sister Danielle told OBSERVER ONLINE with glee inside the grandstands after the race.
"She actually won a silver medal in class 4 about three to four years ago. Then COVID hit, no champs, then the year after, her school did not enter, then last year, she was injured. So this year...redemption, that is the word."
The Wolfe gang – four sisters and all former sprinters from Spanish Town – has been her travelling support at her events during a challenging track season.
"We train yard, last year, from way up inna the year, so me feel good fi know say she redeem herself," another sister, Samantha said.
Asked if they were worried that the more traditional high schools might poach the young star, one of the sister responded:
"She is in fifth form, I don't know if she wil l go to sixth form and if she does, it won't be at Holy Childhood, but wherever she goes, it doesn't matter where, we will be there, Team Abby, the Wolfe gang," Danielle said.
Danielle also underlined Abigail's deep commitment to the sport.
"She has a deep passion for track and field, all when we ah say 'you know take a break from training, you need to rest your body, she want to go same way , so she have a deep love, and she wants to go further and we ah encourage her to do just that," she said.
According to the sisters, Abigail, who trains with track and field powerhouse MVP Athletics, has been competing in the sport since as early as four years old at Ananda Marga kinder-prep school. She continued competing at Hydel Prep before moving on to Holy Childhood.