Date of Birth: June 11, 1981
Where are you from: Anchorage, Alaska
Where do you live now: Park City, Utah
Sponsors: Melrad: Specialized, Avia, Profile Design Wetsuits, GU, CycleOps, and Garmin.
What 2010 XTERRA races are you doing: XTERRA West Las Vegas, XTERRA
What other big races are on your schedule: Wildflower, Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island, and Ironman 70.3 Calgary.
# Years Racing XTERRA: 4
Best XTERRA finish: 11th 2009 XTERRA Worlds and 5th XTERRA Southeast Championships 2009.
Best discipline (swim, bike, or run): Run.
2009 race results (all races): XTERRA World Championships 11th (4th American), XTERRA USA Championships 11th (4th American), XTERRA USA Cup Series overall standings 8th (3rd American), XTERRA Mountain Championships 8th, XTERRA Northeast Cup 6th, XTERRA Tahoe City 1st, XTERRA Northwest Cup 5th (was ranked 2nd after this finish!), Ironman 70.3 Boise 10th 4:40 (1st race as a pro roadie), XTERRA Southeast Cup 5th, XTERRA Midwest Cup 7th (w/mechanical), XTERRA West Cup 6th place, XTERRA Real 1st, ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships 9th, ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships relay 2nd, and USA Triathlon Winter Triathlon Championships 2nd.
Top 3 all-time racing accomplishments: Haven't happened yet!
University attended: University of Nevada Reno, Art/Journalism.
Did you play sports in college: Cross country running, cross country skiing and track. MVP for cross country running, school record holder for 3000 meter steeplechase, Academic All-American, and NCAA qualifier.
If you have a regular job outside of racing, what do you do: Photojournalist, cross country ski coach for competitive juniors, cross country ski instructor, and retail sales for ski/bike shop.
Interests outside of athletics: Art, baking, eating, thinking about getting another dog.
XTERRA Racing History:
2008: Finished 7th at XTERRA West Champs, 13th at the East Champs, 7th at the XTERRA United Kingdom Championship, 12th at the Mountain Champs, 12th at the USA Championship and 13th at XTERRA Worlds.
2009: Placed 6th at XTERRA West Cup, 7th at the Midwest Cup, 5th at Southeast and Atlantic Cups, 6th at Northeast Cup, 8th at the Mountain Cup, 11th at the USA
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