Q & A:
Hometown: Dunedin, Florida
Most Significant Career Highlight: Paddling in the Na Wahine O Ke Kai – women’s six-person outrigger canoe race that crosses the Molokai Channel (Molokai to Oahu in Hawaii). I also came in first place in the women’s SUP category at the Big River Regional Race in 2014. It was my best personal performance to date.
Favorite food: Anything with goat cheese in it
My Health Food Store: Whole Foods in Clearwater
My Secret to/living-foods-extra-virgin-organic-coconut-oil-100-658010111416 Staying Healthy: Staying as active as possible, eating as cleanly as possible
My Significant Others: Husband, Rob
My Favorite Song: Good Life by One Republic
My Favorite Movie: Mary Poppins
My Favorite Holiday: Halloween
What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: A Mermaid (When I was 8 years old, I told my Mom I wanted to be a Weeki Wachee Mermaid when I grew up!)
My Favorite Super Hero: Underdog
Charities or Causes I Support: I coach the Achilles International Ocean Sports Team, as well as fundraise for the Friends of the Island Parks and Movember.
If I Could Change One Thing About Myself It Would Be: We all
have things that we would prefer to be different about ourselves. I prefer to be the best “me” I can be.It may not always turn out the way I would like it to be, but doing my best is all I can do.
My 2015 Goals are: To continue moving forward with the
trajectory from 2014! Last year was awesome –I taught a workshop in Maui and led a retreat in Italy. I hope to keep working to see more and paddle more of the world in 2015!
Upcoming events or competitions: The 2015 Florida SUP Calendar – Florida State Paddleboard Champs,the Shark Bite Challenge, (thanks for sponsoring, Garden of Life!) Florida Cup, Key West Classic – and hopefully the Carolina Cup, and many more!