Christie qualified for the 2018 ITU Standard Distance World Triathlon Champions to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. She’ll represent Team USA and compete in the women’s 40-45 division. Only 15 athletes from each age division will represent Team USA. She competed against hundreds of athletes at the USA Nationals in Omaha in August.
Christie has been a CRC member since she was a toddler and played in the CRC junior program. Her own children Andrew Rodgers (7) and Ashley Rodgers(4) now take lessons at CRC. She is the daughter of Jim and Helen Petersen, sister of Maggie Petersen (CRC pro) and wife of Ryan Rodgers. She is an architect and works full-time for CIS Solutions.