Gisele Walker was a competitive 5K runner for over 10 years. She ran for the Merritt College Cross Country Team, placing in the top 5 in the state competition for 2 consecutive years. In 1996, Gisele became a certified spinning instructor with ‘MAD DOG’. Seeking more knowledge regarding cycling, she was introduced to the late world class trainer and cyclist Jim Karanas. Jim became her coach, mentor, and introduced her to his coach and mentor, Johnny G., creator of the spinning program. The three of them joined together to coach spinning events raising monies for C.A.F (Challenge Athletes Foundation). Gisele teaching abilities and personality is well known and respected within the spinning community.
“I am who I am because of the late Jim Karanas”