Birth date: July 19, 1979
Where are you from: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Where do you live now: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sponsors: GU Sports, Christopher Bean Coffee, MotorTabs, Eco Sports Bottle, Beljum Budder, Carmichael Training Systems, Crankskins and Feedback Sports.
2010 Xterra Schedule: West Championship, South Central Championship, South East Championship, Mountain Championship, XTERRA Lory and the USA Championships.
What other big races are on your schedule: Haulin' Aspen Trail Marathon - August 8, Bend OR, 24 hours in the Sage Mountain Bike Race - August 21-22 in Gunnison, CO and Nevada Silverman Full Distance, November 7 in Henderson NV.
# Years Racing XTERRA: This will be my second year racing the XTERRA Circuit as a pro.
Best XTERRA finish: Seventh at XTERRA Northwest Cup.
Best discipline (swim, bike, or run): Swim.
2009 race results (all races): 13th pro woman at West Cup - Lake Las Vegas: May 2 2009, 7th Pro woman at Northwest Cup - Farragut, ID: June 6 2009, 10th Pro Woman at Mountain Cup - Beaver Creek, CO: July 18, 2009,3rd Woman at Xterra Indian Peaks - Eldora, CO - Aug 1, 2009, 8th Pro woman at 5430 Long Course - Boulder, CO: Aug 9, 2009, 12th Pro woman at Xterra USA - Ogden, UT: Sept 25, 2009, 1st Pro Woman at Silverman Full Distance Triathlon - Henderson NV: Nov 8, 2009, Third woman (2:59:18) - Fargo Marathon -Fargo, ND: May 9, 2009, First Overall - New Hampshire Marathon - Bristol, NH: October 3, 2009, Second Overall - Peak Performance Maine Marathon -Portland, ME: October 4, 2009, Fourth Co-Ed Duo at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Mountain Bike Race, Tucson, AZ Feb13-14, 2009, Second Solo Women - Mad Dash Eight Hour Mountain Bike Race, Farragut ID, June 7 2009, Second Overall Cat 1 Women 30-39 Mountain States Cup Endurance Series 2009.
Top 3 all-time racing accomplishments: Women's winner at the 2008 Silverman Full Distance Triathlon in 12:07:43 and Third Place CO-Ed Duo division at the 2010 24 hours of Old Pueblo racing with my husband.
University attended: Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Kinesiology from University of Northern Colorado in 2001. Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Colorado in 2003. Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Colorado in 2009.
Did you play sports in college: Cross Country two seasons and Track one season at UNC, Shotokan Karate (club sport) at UNC. I was third in both Brown Belt Kata and Kumite at the 2000 Collegiate Championships, hosted by the ISKF.
If you have a regular job outside of racing, what do you do: I am a Physical Therapist, specializing in Geriatric Sub-acute rehabilitation.
Interests outside of athletics: Working on a book, torturing our two cats and cooking. I'm always eager to try new recipes out on my husband.
Tell us something we should know about you: Triathlon is a lifestyle and I'm happy that it's such an important part of my husband's and mine!
Open forum: I support Challenged Athletes Foundation thru fundraising at my races and events. I'm proud to help encourage physically disabled athletes to get out and live more!
XTERRA Racing History:
2009: Placed 13th at the XTERRA West Cup, 7th at the Northwest Cup, 10th at the Mountain Cup, and 12th at the XTERRA USA Championship.
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