Barbara Peterson, South West, 50-54Birthplace: Whiteplains, NY
Occupation: Freelance Writer/Author of health books, Sports Psychologist, Motivational Speaker, Marketing Consultant
Residence: Berkley, CA
Married; Husband, Dickson; daughters Foreste and Hillary
Question and Answer with Barbara
XTERRA: Who is your role model/gives you inspiration?
BP: My inspiration is my identitcal twin. She is a world-class Triathlete, who set an age group record in 2002 at Ironman Austria.
XTERRA: What is your favorite XTERRA venue?
BP: Maui - the XTERRA World Championship
XTERRA: What are your chief ambitions, big plans in life?
BP: To complete and publish my new book series: "The Power of Exercise." The first is for mothers, then seniors and busy professionals.
XTERRA: What's your best XTERRA finish?
BP: First place at the XTERRA USA Championship. I never dug so deeply to win.
XTERRA: Do you have a pre-race ritual?
BP: Listen to upbeat music and remind myself over and over that I am in great shape for the race.
XTERRA: What do you like to do in your free time?
BP: Workout for pleasure, write and design jewelry.
XTERRA: What's the best thing about racing XTERRAs?
BP: Meeting the many great people who show up to compete at XTERRA and the wonderful XTERRA staff who make the venue ultra
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