She competed in the 1988 Wintertime Olympics and finished fourth and in addition took bronze on the 1989 Globe Championships. She transferred to Colorado Springs when she was 16 years of age to teach with body skating trainer Carlo Fassi. Her profession was slowed in 1991 by ankle joint surgery. On Oct 15, 1994, she wedded glaciers dancer Christopher Dean. She defeat Debi Thomas in the lengthy program on the 1987 Globe Championships.