Tara Kirk won a total of fifteen medals in major international competition, this interview was conducted years ago but gives us a good overview.
THE KIRK FILE
Name: Tara Kirk
Date of Birth: July 12, 1982
Hometown: Bremerton, Wash.
Height: 5-6 (“On my team, a lot of the girls call me, `Little Tara.’ I’m not that small.”)
Weight: 145 pounds
Club: MetWest Stanford National Training Center Team
Coach: Richard Quick
Parents: Jeff and Margaret (both engineers)
Favorite Food: “I make an effort to eat healthy.” (But when she can’t control her urge for sweets, she loves dark chocolate and Ben and Jerry’s Phish Food ice cream.)