I started out as young as you can be as an athlete…
At the age of three, I started off snowboarding and each and every other activity you could set a toddler in there I was.
I was the only lady growing up in my community of eight boys which include my brother and we played just about every activity possible all day.
I recall my father timing my brother and I racing laps about the household.
My purpose was to perform basketball in college or university but with accidents and my dream to go to a huge D1 university I decided to go to Colorado college and fail to remember actively playing basketball at a specialist stage and set my snowboarding in my front seat.
Immediately after college I became a ski mentor in Vermont exactly where I was the only feminine freestyle skiers.
This led me to being recruited to Woodward Tahoe exactly where I achieved my husband who was the BMX professional there.
No shock to any individual, I observed another person who liked athletics and competing just as substantially as me.
Competitions and sports have usually been my enthusiasm and aspect of my daily life.
Even now in my mid-30s I’m finding out new approaches of schooling, locating new techniques to force my overall body, and in better condition than I ever thought was doable at my age.
I’m usually up for a problem irrespective of whether it be from my husband who attempts to get me on a bike likely off of jumps, another person saying I won’t leap that cliff, or my brother who would like to do a tricky mudder.
If there is competition, I’ll be there.
There’s a particular feeling when a person thinks he can do greater at one thing athletic than you since you are a female, then remaining ready to clearly show him up – now that holds a special location inside me that I will under no circumstances not love.
I adore a obstacle and I really don’t intellect failing as long as I know I’m placing my all into it.
Sports and pushing yourself is what I have identified my full daily life.
I really don’t know wherever I would be without it- if I experienced to explain myself in one word it would be an athlete.
(Jaimee Lounello Rubio)