Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Colorado! #coloradogirl

Children/Dogs?

Daughter 16yrs old , son 14yrs old.

First triathlon:

Tin Man triathlon Ft Morgan CO in 1997.

Why did you get into triathlon?

I got into triathlon as cross training for marathon running, and to keep up with my (now) husband. 

Goal for 2017:

To qualify for 70.3 Worlds and to enjoy local races!

Favorite Quote:

What if I fall? Oh but darling, what if you fly?

Biggest Inspiration:

My kids are my biggest inspiration! 

Strange race habits or rituals?

I have a BIG chocolate chip cookie the night before all big races! 

Favorite food:

Anything I don't have to cook!

Coffee or Tea: 

Coffee, lots of it!

Would you rather be a dog named killer or a cat named fluffy?

Dog named killer, no question!

If you could spend one day with anyone (dead or living) who would it be?

I would love to spend the day with Bobby Flay , he would help me create a years worth of dinner meals! 

What does #BeAVixxen mean to you?

To me #BeAVixxen means to be your inner true self! Everyone has a little badass inside, let her out! 

One thing that most people don't know about you?

I learned to swim one month before my first triathlon! I did the backstroke the entire way!