Gabi is German by birth and has been teaching Spinning® classes since 2005. She is the owner of an Official Spinning® Center in Sao Carlos, Brazil. She has an extensive background in swimming and has been training and competing for more than 20 years. She was a member of the West German Olympic Swim Team as a finalist in the 4x100 medley relay in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. She is also a certified accountant and works for an American worldwide operating company in Brazil.