Wendy Chioji joins the Growing Bolder team for Season 2, bringing a background in journalism and competitive sports to the set. Wendy worked in television news for 23 years, in markets including Abilene, Texas, Waco, Texas, Savannah, Georgia and Orlando, Florida.
A Stage 2 breast cancer survivor, Wendy is passionate about raising money and awareness about research and treatment for cancers of all types. She is also a major fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and for the Tour of Hope. In addition to reporting for Growing Bolder, Wendy is a fitness professional -- a certified personal trainer, yoga instructor and triathlon/cycling coach. She has competed in two Ironman triathlons and 17 Half Ironman events. She lives with her two cats, Pee Wee and Spalding.