February 16, 2022
Here’s something kind of wild– I’ve been selected to be a contestant on American Ninja Warrior Season 14! At 42, I’m no spring chicken, but I’m feeling strong and training hard to hit a buzzer. I have a great team for training– my coaches Michael, Carolyn, and Brian over at Ultimate Ninjas Chicago. (PS they are doing all adult classes free for the month of Feb if anyone wants to check them out! I highly recommend, and they have obstacle-free workouts too if being a flying squirrel isn’t really your thing. 🤣) I’ve also been doing lots of yoga with Dede over at Bloom Yoga Studio, and she’s been tailoring my practice to focus on extreme balance situations and lots of shoulder stability. (You have to be very careful with aging shoulders) Anyway, I’ve always loved the show and I’ve watched it with my kids and thought, “I could do some of that.” — but always from my couch! Now, I get to put my money where my mouth is. We shoot next month in San Antonio. Couldn’t be more excited. Wish me luck!