Further Personal Information
||Colorado Springs, CO, USA
||Language Studies - German, Language Studies - Japanese - Massey University: New Zealand
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She took up cycling in 1995.
|Why this sport?
||She saw people riding in bunches together and thought it looked like fun, so her parents bought her a racing bike for Christmas.
|Club / Team
||Team TIBCO: San Francisco, CA, USA
|Name of coach
||As well as putting in time on the bike, she also hikes and goes to the gym.
|| Jojo. (teamtibco.com, 21 Oct 2011)
||Yoga, go to nice restaurants with my husband and just hang out in Colorado Springs. (ridestrong.org.nz, 06 Sep 2010)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||She always wears a bandana and a jade necklace when she races. (teamtibco.com, 21 Oct 2011)
|Awards and honours
||She was named the 2008 Canterbury Sportswoman of the Year. (teamkiesan.com, 13 May 2008)
||Her brother, Ryan, and sister, Michelle, also cycled at a high level. (teamkiesan.com, 13 May 2008)
||To win an Olympic medal. (stuff.co.nz, 28 Oct 2010)
She was awarded $1400 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee in December 2011 to help with training and travel costs. (olympic.org.nz, 19 Dec 2011)