Dozen Dirty Riders in One Tough Race, the Dirty Kanza!
Follow their tales leading up to the race below.
- Home Town: Topeka, KS
- Day Job: Veterinary Pathologist (anatomic) for Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. I do autopsies on animals and examine live animal masses (biopsies) to determine if they have cancer or not. Coolest autopsies done: Sand Tiger Shark and Male African Lion. Favorite animal to work on: Cattle.
- Family Info: 2 awesome kids (9 yr old boy and 11 yr old girl), awesome boyfriend and awesome immediate family (Dad, Mom, sister, 2 brothers, brother-in-law, niece, nephew on the way in April)
- What people don't know about me: I received my black belt in Taekwondo in 2013 and am a girl scout troop leader.
- Current Gravel Bike: 2016 CruX Expert EVO
- Years Participated in DK: One year
- What I want to accomplish in 2017: Ride DK at faster than 14 mph and do my first cross country mountain bike race. Get as fast on my bike as I am with a knife at my day job! Also, get mountain bike coach level 1 certified to start a mountain and cyclecross biking program for kids in Manhattan, KS!