Occupation: Registered Nurse – Operating Room
Education: Bachelor of Nursing
Home town: Calgary
What is your dance/performance background: I started dancing at the age of three. I continued to take lessons and danced competitively until the end of high school. I also grew up participating in several of the Stampede youth organizations such as the Young Canadians and the Calgary Stampede Showband. I couldn’t let dance leave my life so that led me to audition for Outriders!
Why did you decide to audition for the Outriders: I participated in Little Miss Outriders when I was in elementary school and loved every second of it. I have looked up to this group ever since, so naturally I knew I had to audition when I was old enough. This is why becoming a member of the team is such a special accomplishment. I also love that being an Outrider gives you an opportunity to be an ambassador for this city and give back to the community.
What is your top Outriders appearance to attend: Donating blood with the Canadian Blood Services is always a fantastic experience, especially as a health care provider.
Favourite charity: Made by Momma! They do fantastic work for families with new-borns.
Favourite game day song: Sweet Caroline (buh buh buuuh)
Favourite style of dance: Jazz
Favourite thing about Calgary: Our beautiful backyard, the Rocky Mountains!
Favourite pastime: Strolling through my garden or tending to my indoor plants
Favourite quote: “You must be prepared to work always without applause.” – Ernest Hemingway