Madison , Wis.
Sports: Road cycling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, yoga
Profession: Web programmer
How I got started in sports: Cycling runs in my family. My mom and dad met on a group bike ride. I didnt start cycling competitively until college. The collegiate cycling club turned me onto racing, and I have been riding and racing ever since. I enjoy other sports as cross-training.
Favorite spot to be active: The Great Smoky Mountains
Life/sport philosophy: Staying active shouldnt be a chore, but rather something you enjoy.
Athletic highlights: Placed first in the 2006 Muskego Park Criterium. Placed second in the 2006 Spin Doctors Criterium. 2005 Wisconsin State Criterium Champion.
Athletic goals: To place in the top 10 in a national cycling event.
Favorite fuel: Bowl of granola with milk and strawberries on top
Favorite indulgence: A slice of homemade chocolate cake
When I'm not running or cycling, I'm: Creating Web sites, baking or getting together with friends.
Other interesting facts: I belong to an all-women cycling team called Americas Dairyland Cycling.