Athletes

Ami Patel – Chicago Ninja Warrior/Tribalance Yoga/Vertical Endeavors/Home

Here we have competitor Ami, age 36, Chicago, IL

Athletic background?  Growing Up I ran Track, played basketball (point guard in highschool), and played softball.  I was a pitcher & 3rd baseman in high school.

How long obstacle course training?  I have been obstacle course training for a year.

Why obstacle training?   I obstacle train because I love the challenge.  I like that you have to be such a well balanced athlete to complete these obstacles and I love the strategies behind each the obstacles.  It’s always fun to figure out how to conquer each obstacle. I also had spine surgery 5 years ago so I like to see what I am to conquer.

Ami Patel

Why compete?  Motivation?  I compete because it puts me in the hot seat.  I don’t love competing but I do love the rush you feel from it.  It also helps me conquer my fears and control my anxiety.

Favorite obstacle? Least favorite obstacle?  My favorite obstacle is the salmon ladder and my least favorite is anything balance.

Personal interests (movies, hobbies, music, books, charities, etc.)?  Anytime I have off, I enjoy training & playing with my two boys. I also enjoy hanging out with my friends and trying new things.

Something interesting about you?  Something interesting about me is I was the Grand Prize Winner for the Victoria Secret’s 2015 Fashion Show contest.

Motto or how you live your life?  “Nothing is impossible, you just haven’t figured it out yet”.

Piece of advice for obstacle course training?   “Believe in yourself, if you don’t who will”.

Social media info, pics, videos, other links, anything you care to share?
Instagram- Diva_Ninja_Ami

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