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ABOUT KYLA

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta

Occupation/Profession: Area Manager for a Home Builder

Career Goal: I have achieved my career goal, so now I want to just continue with taking a variety of courses to expand my knowledge. 

Favourite type of workout: Dancing, and playing sports like softball, and ball hockey. I also enjoy snowboarding in the Winter.

Why do you love the game of Hockey: I like that its fast paced, and that there is a lot of different strategies to the game.

Best Characteristic: I focus on the positivity and try to motivate others to be the best they can be.

What is something unique about you that most people don’t know: I played softball for 19 years, I have been to a National championship twice, and competed in Canada Cup three times. From this I was offered 4 scholarships from Universities in the U.S to play.

Favourite place in Oil Country: I love the mountains, so definitely Banff. I enjoy going every Winter to Snowboard and in the Summer to hike, and relax.

Dream vacation: Travel to Bora Bora and stay in the huts on the water!

Favourite food: Sushi

Dream Date: Take a private plane to Paris, to enjoy a romantic dinner on the Eiffel Tour and sight see for the remainder of the weekend!

Favourite winter accessory: Scarf and UGG boots.

Words to live by: Inspire, motivate, always dream big!

Describe your personal style: I am always dressing up for work, but I enjoy wearing Athletic clothing when I am not working. I also enjoy going over the top if I am going out with friends or on a date I would say my style for that is chic & glamorous.

Why do you want to be part of the Octane: With this being my third year on the team, I think I continue to be a part of Octane because I love dancing. I love the challenge of learning new dances. I enjoy performing in front of the crowd and meeting all of the fans! I love being a part of the Oilers family and making new friends each year.

Who inspires you: I am the kind of person who wants to be the Inspirer. I do have people that inspire me in each aspect of my life whether it’s at work, home or at Octane. But I feel that I try to be inspired by each person that I meet, I find something in everyone and I take that inspiration and apply it to my life.

What is your performance background:  I started ballet when I was 4, than moved into tap and jazz, and as I grew as a dancer my focus was in Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary and Hip-Hop. I have been dancing since then. I also taught dance for four years. I cheered in Junior High and part of High School. I was also on my High School pom team. After wrapping up teaching dance I began coaching Cheerleading and I did that for three years.

Best Memory as an Octane Member: I have so many great memories over the past three years, dance boot camps, the photo shoots, charity work. The one thing that stands it is a promo we did in the first season where we went via plane to Fort Mac for the day to perform, we were picked up in a Limo, and we met the “The Biggest Losers” Bob Harper. It was quite the rock star experience and definitely unforgettable.

Favourite quote: Live today as if it was your last.
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