Contest weight 135
Hometown: Winnemucca, Nevada
Current city: Reno, Nevada
Shelace is a current IFBB Figure professional after earning her pro card at the Pittsburgh Teen, Collegiate and Masters National Championships in July 2017. She got her start in competing in figure in 2009 where she placed 2nd in her first show. After a long hiatus to get her Masters in STEM Education and to recover from a lis franc surgery, she returned to the stage in 2016. In 2016, she competed in 3 shows, where she earned 2nd place, 2 first place trophies in Open Figure, and 2 Overall Figure Titles. In 2017, she competed in 2 shows, where she earned 3rd in Open and followed that up with Masters Nationals where she earned her IFBB pro card.
She as always lived an active and athletic lifestyle. Starting at the age of 5, she competed in Junior rodeos and at the age of 9 discovered and fell in love with basketball and softball. In high school she was a three sport athlete, playing volleyball, basketball and softball and earned a starting Varsity position in volleyball and softball her sophomore year. During and after college, she found ways to stay active and competitive and found her way to the weight room and the road.
She began teaching group fitness classes at a local gym and has completed 4 century (100 mile) bike rides, one in which she won the Time Trail for all female riders, and 2 metric centuries.
She is a certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer and specializes in cycling, strength training and conditioning. She has shared her passion for sports and fitness by training several members for Tough Mudders, Spartans, and triathlons for over nine years and most recently began competition prep and nutrition programs for clients.
Outside of fitness, she is a wife, mom, dog lover and a middle school math and science teacher and was appointed by her state Governor to serve on the STEM Advisory Board to help bring quality STEM education to Nevada.