For the past 8 years I have been competing from Regional to National and World level events in Mountain Biking and Triathlon events. In triathlon (XTERRA) I reached the Regional Champion Title, National Champion Title as well and placed 7th at the XTERRA World Championships. On the Mountain Biking scene, I placed 3rd in the Florida State Series, 2nd Place at the Marathon Nationals and won the Sea Otter Classic. I also competed in numerous endurance events, winning Fool’s Gold and placing 2nd in 12 hours of Santos and winning 6 hours of Santos Race and 9 hours of Amelia.
Q & A:
Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL
Most Significant Career Highlight: USAT Off-Road Triathlon National Championship Title and 7th Place in the XTERRA World Championships in Maui. Winning Sea Otter and Fool’s Gold for Mountain Biking.
Favorite food: Polish potato pancake
My Health Food Store: Local Farmers Market and Whole Foods
My Secret to Staying Healthy: Balance of exercise and healthy homemade foods.
My Significant Others: My loving husband Pax. He is always by my side and is my biggest supporter. We love sharing our racing and travel adventures together.
My Favorite Song: Heaven – Depeche Mode, but really I love everything DM since I grew up on their music.
My Favorite Movie: I like Action and Fantasy — and Avatar had both!
My Favorite Holiday: Christmas while in Poland
My Favorite Item of Clothing: My race kits
What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: So many different things, but mostly someone that people can learn from and hopefully get inspired…
My Favorite Super Hero: Always my Father
My goals: My goals had always been the same, have fun, keep loving my sport and be the best that I can be. Of course it comes with some expectations and those are some National and hopefully World titles that I am working toward this year. But it’s always the journey that matters, so enjoying every moment is the best way to get those dreamed and saw after results.
Charities or Causes I Support: Local Wildlife Refuge and native fauna and flora. I grow my own native garden that hosts local butterflies and supports the environment.
If I Could Change One Thing About Myself, It Would Be: To be more brave.
Upcoming events or competitions:
- XC Mountain Bike Nationals
- Mountain Bike Marathon Nationals
- Mountain Bike World Championships
- Various Endurance Mountain Bike Races
- Numerous XC local Mountain Bike Races
- ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in Australia
- Various XTERRA Races
- Local Road Triathlons