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DAY JOBPersonal Trainer Specialist (owner of www.Fit4Adventure.com)
YEARS RIDING34 years
PRIMARY RIDE STYLEXC Mountain BIke, CX (gravel & adventure)
FAVORITE RIDE PLACE/ROUTEI have too many favourites! Kelso, Turkey Point, Hydro Cut, Hardwood Hills, Copeland Forest, Durham Forest, Puslinch, Dufferin Forest, 3 Stage
FAVORITE POST-RIDE FOOD/DRINKBEER - Corona or Sol
CLIMB VS. DESCEND?I love to climb - it's a love/hate thing! Love the challenge of a long demanding climb or super steep climbs with rocks & roots
DREAM RIDENew Zealand, Whaka Forest - The Redwoods, The Old Ghost Road, Great Lake Trails
FULL LYCRA, Y/N?Yes
DREAM RACE/EVENTBC Bike Race - training now for July 2018
I LOVE RIDING WITHMy husband Peter
QUOTE/MOTTOInto the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul
WHY DO YOU RIDE?Enjoyment, fitness, challenges me (physically & mentally), friendships, flow, coaching, race, being out in nature, stress release, makes me happy, free my mind, focus
SKILL YOU WISH YOU COULD MASTER BUT HAVEN’T (YET)Super steep drops with rocks & roots, drifting