Name: Denise Curran
Nickname: Mulligan, Neepie, Neesie
Age: Do I have to answer? ;) 43
Marital Status: Married to my soulmate, Scott
Have been skating for how long: Since 1999
Equipment Brand and Type: I've been a die hard Rollerblade girl but am considering a change to K2 or Bont.
Life Philosophy: Leave things better than when you found them.
Favorite Time of Day to Skate:late morning.
Favorite Skating Events: Walt Disney World Inline Marathon...so fun and I placed 2nd in my age group.
Awards / Competitive Wins: it's been so long, I don't remember. They are all under my maiden name, Denise Garbers.
Most memorable incident / Biggest skating adventure:The MS Society in Minnesota used to have a fundraiser called the SUN75.
It was Skate Up North- 75 miles in two days. Loved it and managed to raise $10k for the cause.
What do I get from skating: Peace and balance.
Would like to do this year in skating: Get some new skates and help build the community back up.
Coolest Accomplishment: Giving birth to my daughter, Addison :)
Other sports / hobbies you enjoy: running when my knees aren't giving me problems, cycling and dancing.
Favorite skating gadget / tool: hmmm... helmet for sure. I leave my race bib numbers on there to keep me motivated! :)
Mentors:I kind of left those behind when I left corporate America.
What do you enjoy about being a member of HCIC:The events and comraderie :)
Helpful Advice to Beginners: Bend your knees!!
Favorite Quotes: Instead of replying "That's ok." when someone apologizes, we say "It's not ok but I forgive you."
Teaches our daughter that it's not alright for someone to hurt her but forgiveness is important!