Date of Birth:
June 22, 1983
New York, N.Y.
Old Dominion University
Assistant at InStyle magazine
Sporting Career Highlights:
- 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Gymnastics, attended the final day which fell on her 25th birthday
- 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, watched Kim Zmeskal compete and became inspired to be a gymnast
- Age 11, moved to Virginia Beach to train for gymnastics
- Attended the Karolyi's famous summer gymnastics camp in Houston, Texas
- Has completed four half marathons
Has watched every women’s all-around gymnastics final from 1988-2000 at least a few dozen times ... Cary Grant is her favorite actor and owns almost every single one of his movies ... was a civil engineer for 5 years before deciding to work in media ... this will be her first full-length marathon
As student body vice president in college, she organized several university-wide events that raised money for various charities, including the 2004 Asian Tsunami Relief fund ... in 2012, she climbed Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a team of volunteers and raised more than $15,000 for Water for People
Was inspired to run for Team USA because although there are heroes among us everywhere, she admires Olympians the most. She loved supporting their Olympic journeys by fundraising, getting support and advice from Team USA experts and living up to the challenge of the race. This marathon also served as a motivator for continuing her gymnastics goals.