I started out as younger as you can be as an athlete…
At the age of three, I begun snowboarding and each and every other activity you could place a toddler in there I was.
I was the only lady increasing up in my neighborhood of eight boys including my brother and we performed each and every sport possible all working day.
I don’t forget my father timing my brother and I racing laps about the house.
My target was to play basketball in university but with injuries and my dream to go to a large D1 faculty I determined to go to Colorado university and forget enjoying basketball at a skilled level and put my snowboarding in my front seat.
Soon after college I grew to become a ski mentor in Vermont where I was the only female freestyle skiers.
This led me to being recruited to Woodward Tahoe where by I satisfied my spouse who was the BMX pro there.
No shock to any person, I identified someone who beloved sports and competing just as a lot as me.
Competitions and sports activities have always been my enthusiasm and aspect of my existence.
Even now in my mid-30s I’m studying new methods of education, locating new techniques to thrust my human body, and in much better form than I at any time believed was feasible at my age.
I’m constantly up for a obstacle irrespective of whether it be from my husband who tries to get me on a bike likely off of jumps, an individual declaring I will not bounce that cliff, or my brother who would like to do a tricky mudder.
If there is competitors, I’ll be there.
There is a exclusive experience when a man thinks he can do much better at some thing athletic than you mainly because you are a feminine, then remaining capable to clearly show him up – now that holds a specific spot within me that I will by no means not adore.
I adore a challenge and I really do not mind failing as lengthy as I know I’m placing my all into it.
Sports and pushing by yourself is what I have acknowledged my whole lifetime.
I really don’t know where by I would be without having it- if I experienced to explain myself in one word it would be an athlete.
(Jaimee Lounello Rubio)