what IS YOUR EXPERIENCE AS AN ATHLETE?
Growing up, my first experiences as an athlete were cross training gymnastics and dance. I competed USAG in gymnastics and have been a member of several dance companies across the country, notably Academy of Villains LA and Side by Side Dance Co. Today, I consider myself a lover of all movement and enjoy finding new ways of both playing and challenging myself.
What do you enjoy about gymnastics?
I love that gymnastics is both extremely challenging and extremely rewarding. In any event in gymnastics, there's always something to improve on or a new trick to learn. That said, it is also the kind of sport with tangible results that are easy to see when you look back and see how far you've come!
ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM PHILLY? IF NOT, WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
I was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado. I grew up spending weekends playing in the mountains or exploring the city of Denver. Fresh out of high school I moved to Los Angeles to dance with Academy of Villains LA. I moved to Philadelphia October 2017 because it is my all time favorite American city!
WHAT do you like to do in your spare time?
Outside of work I like to take dance classes, hike, listen to podcasts, and go to local music and performance art shows! I also love trying all of the delicious and diverse food Philadelphia has to offer.
What is a fun fact about you?
I love watching improv comedy. The worse the improv show, the better!