Julie is a pre-title 9 athlete who discovered the joy of sport a little bit later in life. Completing her first sprint triathlon at the age of 40, not without a near drowning experience, she has become a competitive age group athlete with multiple podium finishes in all distance of triathlon from sprint to Ironman, competed in the Boston Marathon as well as endurance swim events. She has represented the USA in the ITU World Triathlon competition and has received the USA Triathlon ranking of All American many times over.
Most recently, Julie has competed in and won the women's team division in the Race Across America, a 3,000 mile bike race. For this, she was honored by the Colorado Sportswoman Hall of Fame
Her formal education is in Nursing, and is a Certified Nurse Practitioner with a master’s degree in nursing, who specialized in health and wellness. She is a USA Triathlon Certified Level I Coach as well as a USA Cycling Level 3 Coach and continues to improve her coaching skills by working with athletes of all ages and abilities, either individually or in groups.
Julie is dedicated to health and wellness for all ages and believes in combining competitive sport with a healthy lifestyle.