Kaiya, 21, is a junior at Pennsylvania State University in Sinking Spring, PA, and she is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Kaiya has gone to three Junior World Championships and the 2019 FIS World Championships. At the World Championships, she was titled the 2019 National Women’s Parallel Slalom Champion. Outside of snowboarding, Kaiya loves to watch Formula 1 racing and participates in Penn State’s Formula SAE and SAE Baja team. She competes on the NorAm Circuit to further her progress towards representing the U.S.A. in the Winter Olympics with Ski Roundtop Racing Club.