Dai Endurance Athlete of the Week is.. Emily Skiles

Dai Endurance Athlete of the Week is.. Emily Skiles

Q. What do you do in real life?

A. Physical Therapist Assistant

Q. Why are you training?

A. I feel my best when I’m training, setting new goals, and pushing myself to be better.


Q. What’s your ideal sporting event to attend or compete?

A. I just love that competing in cycling allows you to travel to new places and meet people you otherwise may never cross paths with.  


Q. Do you have a pre-ride/run food you like to have?

A. Not pre-ride food, but my favorite mid-ride foods right now are gummy bears and pop tarts. = )


Q. What is your favorite food to eat post training?

A. A huge salad with a good IPA. Balance.


Q. How do you stop yourself from eating unhealthy foods?

A. I just save those foods for the mid-ride…


Q. What do you think about during long training rides/runs/workouts to stave off the boredom?

A. Post ride food!


Q. Why do you train with Dai Endurance?

A. Julie is more than an accomplished and intelligent athlete, she is a wonderful human that cares for each individual. I would recommend Dai to anyone that is looking to get more out of training/coaching than just prescribed workouts.