Name: Debbie Gower
Born June, 1965
Family: My mom and dad are still living and enjoying life. My dad is an entertainer who plays the piano and sings. My mom is a great loving and caring person who does animal rehabilitation. I have an older sister who is a police officer and is married to a police officer. I have two nephews who are 4 and 2. My incredible, healthy, active kids are Kayla 12, Calum 5, and Emma Rose. I am sure they will all be athletes, because they keep me running around constantly. My mother-in-law lives with us in our guest house. She has Alzheimers, but is still happy and talkative.
Occupation: Self employed business owner
Past Occupations: Started working at 15 and have been doing so ever since. I worked at Robinsons May for 4 years then started at an employment agency, but I met this sexy Englishman and a month later quit my job and flew to Scotland to be with him for the next 6 blissful months. I worked for State Farm Insurance, picked potatoes in England (Scott's idea for having a fun experience, back breaking work), Planted and harvested zucchini, typed bids for a tree surgeon(lots of Latin names I no longer remember), and finally we started our own business painting baby clothes and selling them retail and wholesale.
School(s):Graduated from Marina High School in Huntington Beach, CA 1984
Current Hometown: Atascadero, CA
Past Hometowns: Huntington Beach, Ca.; Glasgow, Scotland; Sancreed-Penzance, England.
|What do you enjoy about Team Kman: Wow, everything! I love to cheer on all the great athletes in their tests of athletic will. I love the great friends that I have found through this team. I love the great coaching that is always available to everyone. I love the to see individuals step out beyond what they believe they can achieve and excel. I also love the competitions that we go to together, and of course the fun team meetings every month. There is nothing but positive energy that comes from everyone to everyone.|
|Other interests/hobbies: My other passion is riding my Arabian horses. I ride in true endurance style - long and fast. My oldest daughter rides with me; she is incredible. We will both do some endurance racing with our horses soon. I love hiking, traveling the world, experiencing other cultures, and spending time with my great husband and kids. I also love to read and cook.|
|Favorite Place(s): The West Coast of Scotland, Mexico, Montana De Oro|
|A Goal(s): there are lots of them: 1.Complete the 1/2 Ironman Wildflower Triathlon, 2. Help my mom and Kayla complete a 1/2 marathon in the redwoods, 3. Race my horses, 4.Learn to play the piano, 5. Learn to speak Spanish, and 6. One day complete a Full Ironman distance race.|
|Brag Box: I have completed one 1/2 marathon Pacific Shoreline, one marathon in Las Vegas, Olympic Course Tri at Wildlfower, Kennedy Tri in Atascadero, Cal Poly Warm up in SLO|
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