Amy Christian is up next for the Privateer Q&As. There’s not a person in Chattanooga who doesn’t know Amy (at least in the cycling community), but we promise you’ll love getting to know her more in this Q&A. Don’t wait another second – ‘click more’ and find out what it’s like to be Amy Christian.
Tell us about your career.
Intake Coordinator at a mental health agency.
It’s race day – what do you do to get ready?
Go to the bathroom 5+ times, drink one bottle of orange Skratch, eat one peanut butter GU, take 2 1/2 puffs from my inhaler and make sure I am wearing earrings.
Do you eat anything particular before a race?
Oatmeal with banana and peanut butter 2 hrs before I race.
What are 2 things you’d like to improve upon this season?
Winning and not looking back!
What’s your favorite color on the PFM unicorn horn?
Where’s your favorite place to ride in Chattanooga?
Tough one…Really enjoy North Georgia rides but absolutely love doing the Missionary Ridge ride
What’s the one piece of bike gear you can’t live without?
My cycling shoes!
What do you do when you’re not riding your bike or working?
What would you sing at karaoke night?
If you had to be an animal, which one would you be and why?
A cat…they are always doing what they want.
Tell us something most people don’t know about you.
I moved to Chattanooga to be a nanny, I won a new snowboard by out drinking 15 other girls in a PBR contest, and had a pet turkey growing up.