Gerthe attends driver’s academy
Gerthe was among fourteen talented female drivers from around the United States invited to attend phase one of the academy which focused on fitness, nutrition and mental preparation.
The program was held at a world class facility, Athletes’ Performance, and the weekend was packed full of information to help the participants continue on their path toward competing at the professional level of racing.
“Ms. St. James and her associates have put together a first class academy,” said Gerthe. “I am looking forward to the opportunity of attending the next two phases.
“Amanda Carlson, director of Nutrition and Research, helped me to develop a great nutrition plan and also gave tips on which foods are the best on race day to be at my peak performance.
“Er ic Dannenberg and his entire team at Athletes’ Performance helped create a racer specifi c workout schedule to reduce fatigue and other physical issues while racing.
“Dr. Jacques Dellaire’s sessions on mental preparation were intense as well as enlightening and I can’t wait to apply my new knowledge to the track in 2010.”
Gerthe is in Orlando, FL this weekend attending the Performance Racing Industry show at the Orange County Convention Center.
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