Biography:

Languages spoken:

English

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Cooking

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

James D. Roorda(August 12, 1982) Andrew J. Roorda(August 29, 1988)

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

listening to music and podcasts

Training Location(s):

Vancouver and Los Angeles

Preferred sport events / Specialties:

Track Cycling

Coach(es):

Richard Wooles

Senior national athlete since:

2009

Nickname (s):

viking

College/ University (year graduated):

Athabasca University

Focus of studies:

General Science

Other sports participated in:

Downhill skiing

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Law and Order

Favourite quote / motto:

I will Try

Canadian, World or Olympic records held (at any time):

Canadian Women’s Team Pursuit Record holder

National titles (include event, year):

2007-Points Race and Kirin National Champion
2008-Scratch Race and Team Pusuit National Champion
2009-Team Pursuit National Champion
2010-Team Pusuit National Champion

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

World Cup Track Cycling Beijing, China-2nd Women’s Team Pursuit

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

World Cup Track Cycling Beijing, China-3rd Women’s Team Pursuit

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

World Cup Track Cycling Cali, Colombia- 1st Women’s Team Pursuit

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

Womens Liberty Classic 9th and 1st U23

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

2010-6th place Womens Team Pursuit