Kara was born and raised in Nanaimo. B.C. She has one older brother and one wonderful family dog, Milo. From an early age, Kara had a special interest in Marine Biology and the environment. She spent the last 5 years studying at the University of Victoria and graduated with a BSc in Marine Biology in April 2020.
Kara has been competitively swimming since the age of 6. She has competed Nationally and Internationally throughout her career. She spent 5 years swimming varsity with the University of Victoria VIKES. During her time with the VIKES she won bronze at the Canadian Western Championships and multiple top 12 finishes at the National level.
Kara truly loves anything outdoors and active. When Kara is not at work, you can find her hiking, biking or exploring the local beaches.