I started as young as you can be as an athlete…
At the age of three, I began snowboarding and each other activity you could place a toddler in there I was.
I was the only female rising up in my neighborhood of 8 boys like my brother and we performed every single activity possible all working day.
I recall my father timing my brother and I racing laps about the household.
My goal was to perform basketball in college but with accidents and my aspiration to go to a massive D1 school I resolved to go to Colorado college and fail to remember participating in basketball at a skilled level and put my skiing in my entrance seat.
Just after school I became a ski coach in Vermont the place I was the only woman freestyle skiers.
This led me to getting recruited to Woodward Tahoe in which I achieved my partner who was the BMX pro there.
No shock to any person, I uncovered another person who liked sports and competing just as considerably as me.
Competitions and sports activities have always been my enthusiasm and part of my daily life.
Even now in my mid-30s I’m understanding new techniques of training, discovering new strategies to thrust my physique, and in far better form than I ever imagined was doable at my age.
I’m usually up for a obstacle whether or not it be from my husband who attempts to get me on a bicycle likely off of jumps, another person indicating I will not bounce that cliff, or my brother who desires to do a difficult mudder.
If there’s level of competition, I’ll be there.
There’s a unique feeling when a person thinks he can do superior at one thing athletic than you mainly because you are a feminine, then getting in a position to exhibit him up – now that holds a distinctive place inside me that I will under no circumstances not love.
I love a challenge and I really do not head failing as lengthy as I know I’m putting my all into it.
Athletics and pushing your self is what I’ve regarded my total everyday living.
I really don’t know where I would be devoid of it- if I experienced to describe myself in one particular word it would be an athlete.
(Jaimee Lounello Rubio)