Name: Katherine Becksvoort
Height: 5 foot 10 inches
Occupation: In nursing school
Physical: Extremely fit. Road bikes, sea kayaks, backpacks, runs, rock climbs, snowboards, skis, etc.
Career Accomplishments: Thru hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2004. Solo. Also thru hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2008 solo. Published writer. Summited several high peaks in the HIgh Sierras. Travlled to 16 countries solo. Associate Director of Adventure Treks, an outdoor adventure company for teenagers based in Asheville. Managed several restaurants. Certified Wilderness First Responder. Published photographer.
Nominee Adjectives: active, dedicated, interested
Perfect: Goodness...my mother suggested I enter this....and I thought, why not? It's hard to write about myself....but I'm a good catch. What else can I say?