Occupation: Student / Stretch and Conditioning Coach
Education: Bachelor of Nursing – Current Studies
Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
What is your dance/performance background: I began my dance training at age three in Ukrainian dance and ballet. In my early teens, I switched to competitive dance styles such as jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet.
Why did you decide to audition for the Outriders: I decided to audition for the Outriders when I was dancing in a hip-hop crew with one of my current teammates, Cassandra. She explained how much she enjoyed being a part of the team, and thought I would enjoy it too.
What is your top Outriders appearance to attend: My favourite Outriders appearance is visiting the Children’s Hospital before game day.
Favorite charity: Every Yard Counts
Favorite game day song: Beer Never Broke My Heart – Luke Combs
Favorite style of dance: I really love to perform hip-hop and rock routines on the field.
Favorite thing about Calgary: I love the small town feel in a big city
Favorite pastime: I enjoy going to the farm with my family and friends. If I have a day off, I try to convince anyone I can to come out, no matter what the weather is.
Favorite quote: “Don’t worry about being beautiful. There are things so much better than beauty. Be intelligent. Be funny. Be gentle. Be strong. Be forgiving. Be so, so kind. Don’t let the world convince you that your worth is tied to your physical appearance.” – Nadia Starbinski