Her stoic instincts on the sand are on point and her fundamentals are solid. Watching Kristen compete and win in her first season as a pro was even more exciting because of the opportunity I had to get to know her off the court. Her no nonsense approach and ability to show up for herself and her partner and control what she can control is an amazing thing to watch. Whether an aspiring athlete is 5’6 like she is, or 6’5 like her partner Taryn, her athleticism and mindset are worthy of taking notes. She is a champion on and off the court. .