Pentathlon P.E.I. is the focal point for pentathlon in the province. We are a tight community of volunteers who work tirelessly to encourage the development of our talented athletes and the promotion of our sport in the province.
Prince Edward Island is home to two time Modern Pentathlon Olympian Kara Grant. Now retired from elite sport, Kara works full time, raises a family and helps young athletes follow their dreams.Modern Pentathlon consists of 5 sports: Running, Swimming, Fencing, Show Jumping and Shooting.
There are many sport resources in PEI including sport clubs and coaches to provide sport specific expertise across the Island.
Kara represented Canada at the Olympic Games in both 2004 (Athens) and 2008 (Beijing) in modern pentathlon.
Kara first became interested in pentathlon through her experience in riding horses and training with the Charlottetown Pony Club in PEI. Upon learning about the sport of pentathlon she joined the UPEI fencing club and went on to compete at the Modern Pentathlon National Championships two years later where she won her first national title. Kara worked with many dedicated coaches in PEI and across the country throughout her career. With the support and dedication of her facily, coaches and community Kara went on to win 5 senior national titles, 2 Pan American Championships, a Pan American Games Bronze medal, a world cup Bronze medal, and a 9th place at the 2006 World .
Retired since 2009, Kara and now mentors dedicated up and coming pentathletes in PEI.