Stephanie Keenan grew up on a small, rural farm in Missouri, USA. She attended college in Florida, competing in triathlons, lifeguard competitions, water polo and other endurance sports. After her education Stephanie served 6 years in the US Navy as a nuclear engineer, serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Following her military career, she became a defense contractor and for 5 years shifted her athletic focus towards physique competitions. She then quit her job to launch her own online fitness coaching business.
In 2014, Stephanie started to compete in obstacle course races known as Spartan Races with her team Charleston Warriors and will be competing in NBC’s Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, airing this year. She began a second coaching business dedicated to obstacle course training.
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