Long-distance runner specializing in the ultra-marathon; won the Western States 100-mile race in 2005, the first time she entered.
She discovered her love of long-distance running while training for skiing.
She was the 50-Mile Trail National Champion in 2003.
Her parents were very supportive of her interest in sports, involving her in cycling and skiing at a young age.
Montana U.S. Senator Max Baucus crewed her at the 2007 Western States.