A Planner in the Olympics?

Kimber Gabryszak is a county planner in Utah. She's also a competitor in the sledding sport of 'skeleton', and could be taking her first steps towards competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

But competing means putting planning aside, at least for a bit.

"Going downhill at crazy speeds has been in her DNA for years; the obsession with racing down mountains on her bike struck Gabryszak long before she considered racing down mountains on a sled. But there's a different side to her story, mainly in that she's a career woman who'll put her life on hold and watch her bank balance fall at roughly the same speed she'll be going down the track.

Skeleton isn't a get-rich sport. To compete, she'll essentially go from full-time employee to someone who'll check in by e-mail whenever she's got a spare few minutes."

Full Story: A county planner's career going downhill on a sled


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