5 Most Influential Women : Jacke Blout-Van Woerkom
Jacke Blout-Van Woerkom
Jacke founded Trail Angels in Orange County, one of the Nation’s largest cycling clubs for women. Trail Angels was created to provide a safe and fun place for women to learn mountain biking, and to find friends to ride with. With a simple model and the perfect energy, the group have endured the ups and downs of tragedy and time to continue to inspire the women of Orange County. Jacke has the energy of an army of women, and spreads the love of mountain biking, living the good life and success to all who come in contact with her. Due to her energy, her success and her mentoring and coaching, Jacke was nominated as one of mtbchick.com’s 5 Most Influential Women in SoCal Cycling. Get to know Jacke:
Dob June 15th
Hometown South Euclid, OH
currently residing Lake Forest, CA
favorite trail Modjeska
started riding 1995
racing Previously Cross-Country & Downhill / Currently, Endurance Challenges, Super D,
experience that led you to start Trail Angels Too much training makes Jacke a dull girl! More fun to share the knowledge and watch others blossom
original vision of Trail Angels To create an atmosphere of fun, encouragement and basic skills to get away and be a little girl for a few hours.
what Trail Angels do We warmly nudge them from their comfort zone into conquering fears to truly love and embrace this sport!
your most admired female cyclist Pua Sawicki because an amazing rider and remains humble about it.
day job? Life Coach and Mountain Bike Coach – www.changinggearscoach.com
how do you envision yourself in cycling in the future? Just able to ride for a long time and be inspirational to others.
fave drink I know boring, but room temperature water, no ice and a fresh slice of lemon!
fave food Good Chinese and Rubio’s Gourmet Portabello Mushroom Tacos
iPod now playing “Landslide” Stevie Nicks
the clothing item you can’t live without My Uggs
little known fact I’m an adrenaline junkie, but can also curl up with a book or write a nice piece about my adventures
family married for 28 years to Larry, Three boys – Randy – 25, Ryan – 22, Mitch – 19, Marcai – new daughter-in-law and Noah – 9 months old beautiful grandson