Last month, I was named to the U.S. Women’s Bobsled National Team, which is definitely a privilege and an honor. While I’m excited about it, I know that, “To whom much is given much is required.” Although I have made the national team, my spot on the U.S. Olympic team is not guaranteed; and there is still a lot of work for me to do if I want to make it to Sochi in 2014. For example, the duty and obligation to train, eat well and compete on an ambitious tour schedule that kick
Being the only rookie this year has allowed me to really soak up the culture. As I fumble with tools and enviously try to copy the techniques of those who have done this for years, I got an idea; I should be writing a rookie handbook! Here’s a few things I have learned thus far. Manicured nails have no place in this sport.
I thought my job was to run and jump in. No one explained that we are our own pit crew. Each driver has her own tool box and these girls know their wrenche