DOB: Jan 20, 1971
Family: Married to Joe. 2 boys:
Spencer is 14 (8th grade) and
Jakob is 15 (10th grade)
Occupation: Physical Therapist. Currently work with special education pre-schoolers for Grand Rapids Public Schools.
Racing Experience (in years): Been running about 11-13 years. I’ve been doing triathlons about 4 years.
Bike(s): Got my first real bike in
July 2009, a week before my first tri
(Tri del Sol)- it was a Giant Avail. In May
of 2011 I got my first tri bike (Cervelo P2) a few weeks before my first half ironman (GR Tri).
Favorite Race(s): Riverbank Run 25K, Reeds Lake Tri, Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon, Racine 70.3
Why Do You Compete? Because I can.
What Is Your Favorite Race Memory? Sub 2:00 RBR, overall female winner at Tri Allegan, Boston Marathon, completing my first half ironman last summer!
What's Your Most Embarrassing Race Memory?
I ran into the sign with my bike in Racine that said “Dismount Here”. I then swore loudly and feared I would be penalized (but wasn’t).