I began as young as you can be as an athlete…
At the age of 3, I commenced skiing and each and every other activity you could set a toddler in there I was.
I was the only girl escalating up in my neighborhood of eight boys which includes my brother and we performed just about every sport imaginable all working day.
I try to remember my father timing my brother and I racing laps all over the residence.
My purpose was to engage in basketball in college but with accidents and my desire to go to a massive D1 college I determined to go to Colorado college and forget actively playing basketball at a specialist level and place my snowboarding in my front seat.
Right after faculty I grew to become a ski mentor in Vermont wherever I was the only feminine freestyle skiers.
This led me to remaining recruited to Woodward Tahoe where I satisfied my husband who was the BMX pro there.
No surprise to everyone, I observed another person who cherished sporting activities and competing just as substantially as me.
Competitions and athletics have generally been my passion and element of my lifestyle.
Even now in my mid-30s I’m mastering new techniques of instruction, discovering new approaches to force my human body, and in greater form than I at any time assumed was feasible at my age.
I’m usually up for a obstacle no matter whether it be from my spouse who tries to get me on a bicycle going off of jumps, anyone stating I will not bounce that cliff, or my brother who would like to do a difficult mudder.
If there is competitiveness, I’ll be there.
There’s a special feeling when a man thinks he can do far better at anything athletic than you mainly because you are a woman, then currently being ready to present him up – now that holds a special area in me that I will never not appreciate.
I love a challenge and I really don’t intellect failing as extended as I know I’m putting my all into it.
Sports activities and pushing yourself is what I’ve regarded my entire life.
I really do not know wherever I would be without the need of it- if I had to describe myself in 1 word it would be an athlete.
(Jaimee Lounello Rubio)