Marital Status: Single
Have been skating for how long: 45 years, give or take a few
Equipment Brand and Type: Pinnacle speed boots, Ion 4x100 frames
Life Philosophy: We create what we believe
Favorite time of day to skate: evening or nighttime
Favorite skating event: Zugersee Swiss Inline Cup http://www.swiss-inline-cup.ch/swiss-inline-cup/events/swiss-inline-cup/zug.html
Awards/ Competitive Wins: I haven't won anything, and don't expect to. For me this is about having fun, not being competitive. The competitive aspect adds to the fun because it creates a challenge, but I'm not driven to win.
Biggest skating adventure: Going to Switzerland to skate the 2006 Zugersee SIC race.
Your 'why'/ what do you get from skating: fitness, fun, challenge
Would like to do this year in skating: I don't have any special skating goals set for this year. I may go to Northshore.
Coolest Accomplishment: Completing the 2005 Houston-Austin MS 150 on skates.
Other sports/hobbies you enjoy: Rock climbing, cycling, skiing, photography, hiking, ... and many more.
Favorite skating gadget/tool: My helmet (especially the one I broke saving my head at the 2004 Disneyworld inline marathon).
Mentors: Nicole Fisher, Richard Littrell, Barry Publow - plus I learn something from everyone I skate with.
Helpful advice to other skaters/ Beginners: Keep the wheel side down.
Favorite Quote: Vivian: "Have you ever transcended space and time?" Albert: "Yes. No. Uh, time, not space... No, I don't know what you're talking about." (I Heart Huckabees)