I started out as younger as you can be as an athlete…
At the age of three, I started out snowboarding and every other sport you could place a toddler in there I was.
I was the only girl rising up in my neighborhood of 8 boys together with my brother and we played just about every activity conceivable all working day.
I don’t forget my father timing my brother and I racing laps close to the home.
My aim was to play basketball in school but with injuries and my dream to go to a huge D1 college I determined to go to Colorado college and forget about enjoying basketball at a qualified level and set my snowboarding in my entrance seat.
Right after higher education I grew to become a ski mentor in Vermont the place I was the only female freestyle skiers.
This led me to staying recruited to Woodward Tahoe the place I satisfied my partner who was the BMX professional there.
No surprise to any person, I found another person who beloved sports and competing just as a lot as me.
Competitions and sports activities have usually been my enthusiasm and aspect of my life.
Even now in my mid-30s I’m studying new techniques of teaching, discovering new methods to force my body, and in improved shape than I at any time thought was achievable at my age.
I’m usually up for a challenge whether it be from my partner who attempts to get me on a bicycle going off of jumps, anyone declaring I will not bounce that cliff, or my brother who wishes to do a tough mudder.
If there is levels of competition, I’ll be there.
There’s a particular experience when a person thinks he can do superior at one thing athletic than you for the reason that you are a female, then being able to demonstrate him up – now that retains a distinctive location inside of me that I will never ever not enjoy.
I appreciate a obstacle and I never brain failing as prolonged as I know I’m placing my all into it.
Sports activities and pushing yourself is what I have identified my entire lifetime.
I really do not know the place I would be with no it- if I had to explain myself in 1 word it would be an athlete.
(Jaimee Lounello Rubio)