Hometown: Sarnia ON Canada
Residence: San Marcos CA
Personal Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=1818121035
Big Rock International Triathlon 2011 - 1st W45-49
Orange County International Triathlon 2011 - 2nd W45-49
Kansas 70.3 2011 - 5th W45-49
IM Arizona 2009 - 3rd W45-49
Vineman 70.3 2009 1st W45-49
I am a busy Mom who is luck enough to have a family who is supportive of me training and competing in Triathlons since 2006. My daughters are 9,12,and 14 and I have been married to my wonderful husband Brian for 17 years. We also have 2 labrador retrievers and 2 cats.
5 things we should know about you:
Mom of 3 girls
married for 17 years
have a degree in Mechanical Engineering
How did you first get into triathlons?
My neighbor was competing in an Ironman and was having so much fun that I decided to copy her!
What was the first race you ever participated in and what place did you finish?
Califronia 70.3 in 2006 and I finished in 11th place W40-44
What is your favorite race?
Ironman World Chamionship in Kona
What is your favorite workout?
AM Masters swim follewed by a 3 hour bike and 45 minute run.
What are your favorite Zoot products and why?
I love the the Zoot Ultra Race 3.0 running shoes and the Zoot Prophet wetsuit. The running shoes are easy to get into in T1 and a light and comfortable. The wetsuit is easy to get out of in T1 and is very flexible in the shoulders when swimming.
What is your proudest accomplishment?
Quallifying for Kona in each of the 4 Ironman events I finished.
What motivates you?
My family and friends!
What is your pre-race meal?
PBJ on rice bread, banana and green tea.
What is your pre-race ritual?
I like to get to the race early so I have time to review the course and make sure everything is in place. I like to fit in a quick warm up run and swim if possible.
What is in your triathlon bag that you cannot live without?
My Zoot Ultra Race Shoes!
What are your goals for the 2011 season?
Qualify for the 70.3 World Chamionship and have lots of fun!
Events you are racing in this season:
Ironman World Championship 70.3- Las Vegas (September 11)
Big Rock Triathlon October 15, 2011 Lake Perris CA