I started off as younger as you can be as an athlete…
At the age of a few, I begun snowboarding and just about every other sport you could place a toddler in there I was.
I was the only lady developing up in my community of eight boys like my brother and we performed each individual activity possible all working day.
I don’t forget my father timing my brother and I racing laps all-around the dwelling.
My aim was to play basketball in college or university but with injuries and my dream to go to a significant D1 college I made a decision to go to Colorado college and neglect actively playing basketball at a qualified amount and put my snowboarding in my front seat.
Immediately after college I became a ski mentor in Vermont exactly where I was the only woman freestyle skiers.
This led me to currently being recruited to Woodward Tahoe exactly where I fulfilled my spouse who was the BMX professional there.
No shock to any one, I uncovered someone who beloved athletics and competing just as a lot as me.
Competitions and sporting activities have generally been my enthusiasm and aspect of my daily life.
Even now in my mid-30s I’m learning new methods of education, finding new ways to thrust my body, and in far better form than I ever thought was feasible at my age.
I’m generally up for a challenge no matter if it be from my partner who tries to get me on a bicycle likely off of jumps, someone indicating I will not soar that cliff, or my brother who needs to do a difficult mudder.
If there’s levels of competition, I’ll be there.
There is a special experience when a man thinks he can do superior at anything athletic than you because you are a female, then remaining ready to show him up – now that holds a distinctive put in me that I will hardly ever not appreciate.
I appreciate a challenge and I don’t thoughts failing as long as I know I’m placing my all into it.
Sporting activities and pushing yourself is what I have identified my complete daily life.
I don’t know where by I would be without it- if I experienced to explain myself in one term it would be an athlete.
(Jaimee Lounello Rubio)