Mau Méndez is a Mexican triathlete who is passionate about his sport and he credits his family with giving him the drive to be the very best.

Mau admits that becoming a professional triathlete has been a life-long dream and his life changed after being crowned XTERRA World Champion in 2016.

He dreams about winning the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, and that's his goal in the coming years.

He also runs a coaching business and aims to give back to fellow athletes through the sport of triathlon.