At age 41, Erika swims competitively in both U.S. Masters and USA-Swimming where she regularly competes against swimmers more than half her age. In 1988, at the age of 16, Erika qualified for the U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials in the 50-meter freestyle. Twenty-four years later, she accomplished that same feat, joining the ranks of American swimming legends Dara Torres and Janet Evans. As a member of both Raleigh Area Masters and the Marlins of Raleigh USA-S swim teams, Erika set six FINA Masters World Records in 2013. Building off the success of her last two years, Erika has her sights set on 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.