While growing up, Jenn Myzia says she tried everything from ballet and jazz to horseback riding and badminton. "But, I chose to focus on figure skating and then in high school I joined the swimming and diving team," she explains. "I have run over 20 half marathons and 10 full marathons with the mantra, one step at a time."

The 5'3", 124 lbs., 48 year young is now training and dieting for Ms. Bikini Chicago in October.