The athlete from Western Visayas performed beyond our expectations, from winning the high jump to being featured on a magazine cover. Now, she reigns not only in sports but she is also on her way of becoming a successful model. The 17-year-old high jump champion, Alexie Caimoso, lead a record-breaking jump in Palarong Pambansa in Ilocos Sur with a distance of 1.68 meters.
“I was expecting to win the gold but I wasn’t expecting I could jump 1.68,” Alexie Caimoso said.
She admitted that it was a challenge to return to Palarong Pambansa especially now that she’s juggling her studies, practicing for sports and modeling. But for her, as long as you love what you are doing, you won’t give up.
Even before she faces the high jump secondary girls, she shared that she has to attend a photoshoot to be on the cover of an international magazine.
“Two weeks ago, I got a call from an international magazine. That was my first international magazine. It was a magazine about hair,” she shared.
The invitation came from “Cosmobiz Magazine”, a publication about hair beautification, Alexie was surprised at that time for she is aspiring to join Miss Universe.
From the previous years, Alexie is trying to manage sports and modelling at the same time.
Meanwhile she revealed that her gold medal is her birthday girl for her grandma who celebrated a few weeks before, “I asked her what gift she wanted me to give her. She said, the gold medal. So I will literally give to her.”
She is also planning to join Bb. Pilipinas when she reached the age of 21, and two schools already offered her to study in USA and to continue her training in high jump but still not decided if she will accept the offer.
“There are offers from University of Texas at El Paso and University of Southern California,” she said.
Netizen’s have been showing full support for the high jump champion telling her to live her dreams and how they are fully proud of her.
From the bottom of our hearts, we are truly in awe of her talent and beauty that shines around the world.
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