Lisa Barnes completed her first adventure race in 1998 and fell in love with the sport. To train for adventure racing, Lisa participates in a variety of outdoor sports including rock climbing, mountain biking, road cycling, kayaking and trail running. Lisa has been rock climbing for 13 years and enjoys both traditional and sport climbing. She has been an avid cyclist for 10 years and has competed in numerous USCF and NORBA races. She completed the 2002 Cochise County Cycling Classic 252 mile event, finishing as the 1st place female and 9th overall.
Lisa is an electrical engineer who lives in Phoenix, Arizona.