Anika Riopel grew up in a household of bicycle enthusiasts. Since she was young, riding a bike has been a path to freedom, fun and adventure. Anika loves empowering others to ride confidently. She holds a Bachelor degree in Theatre Arts and Environmental Sustainability from Dalhousie University and a culinary certificate from Sault College.
Anika also works as an administrator and occasional performer with Zuppa Theatre. She also freelances as a SCUBA instructor at Torpedo Rays Scuba Adventures with specialization in disabled diving.
Prior to moving to Halifax, Anika worked as a cook and traveled extensively.