Name: Taylor Achterberg Age: 15
Years racing: 11 years
Sled brand: Polaris 440 IQ Liquid
Circuit: WPSA, Northwood¢s Challenge
Bib #: 06
Class: Women¢s Stock, Women¢s Pro
Hometown: Eagle River
When was your first race? In Minocqua, WI at age 4
Full-time Job: I have no Job
Years snowmobiling: Since I was a year old
2006-2007 goals: I wish to podium at all of my races and I hope to meet new people.
Favorite course from last year: My favorite course last year had to be at Antigo, WI
Career highlights: I took 3rd in Women¢s Pro and Women¢s Stock in Wausau, WI.
Off season training regiment: I work out and run during the summer.
Hobbies: Snowmobiling Racing (of course), Waterskiing, and Bare footing.
Crew members: Todd Achterberg (my dad, coach, mechanic, and supporter), Tony Swiontek (mechanic), Lisa Achterberg (my mom, supporter), Josh Achterberg (my brother, supporter), Allen Decker (mechanic, supporter), Paige Decker (racer, teammate, friend)
11/25/2007: this is Taylor Achterberg. I just wanted to update you with my race results. I raced in Duluth, Minnesota this weekend and I came in forth out of thirteen in the Sport Women Class. Anyway, I just wanted to update you with my results and I will e-mail you some more after my next race.
1/13/2008: this is taylor achterberg...i just wanted to update you on my results..i went to the wpsa race in mercer last weekend and placed second out of sixth..
just wanted to update you ..hope all is well see you at derby
1/2008 - i am happy to report that Taylor Achterberg won Pro-Women's @ the Eagle River Derby this past weekend. I was happy to attend the banquet where she received her trophy! This was one our SNOWGIRL'S first major Win in SnoCross racing and I am also very proud to report that Stephanie Schmidt placed 3rd in Pro-Women's, and sang the National Anthem in the opening cermony of the Derby! Please join me in sending Taylor and Stephane emails showing our SnowGirl Support.