- 2000 Olympic Team: K-2 500m, 12th
- 1999 Pan Am Games Team: Silver, K-2 500m, K-4 500m
- 1999 World Cup Silver Medal, K-2 1000m
- 1996-2001 National Team
- USOC Athletes Advisory Council 2001-2009
- USA Canoe/Kayak Board of Directors 2000-2003, 2005-2007
- USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint Racing Committee 2000-2003, 2005-2007
- USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint Selection Committee Chair 2005-2007
- Rowed on Varsity Crew Team at Greenlake Crew 1996, Bronze at Jr. National Championships.
- Recipient of LaFramboise Scholarship at University of Washington 1996.
Tamara began paddling at the Seattle Canoe & Kayak Club on Green Lake in Seattle WA. She is also married to Sky Christopherson who was a USA Cycling National Team Member 1996-2000.