Heroes of the Week: Sherri & Thom Smith

In celebration of our 10th anniversary and the courageous Healing Heroes of Project Hero, HEROES new Hero of The Week feature recognizes some of the great work done by America’s Finest and communities throughout the nation. 

Sherri Smith & Thom Smith

Sherri- Wisconsin ARNG

Thom Smith- Thom Smith


Hometown: Waterloo, WI

HUB: Madison HUB


Favorite sports team:

Sherri: Packers! Duh

Thom: Detriot Lions


How did you learn about Project Hero: 

Sherri: 1st Madison Honor Ride

Thom: My lovely wife rode in the first Dane County/Madison Honor Ride, and roped me in from there.


When did you start cycling? 

Sherri: 2010

Thom: Started cycling at around age 12, but got serious in 1991 while in Germany with a 2800 mile tour around Europe


Other than cycling, what's your favorite past time:  

Sherri: Sewing, reading, & now messing around with my Cameo Silhouette 3. Yes, I'm a crafty one.

Thom: Snowmobiling


What'd you eat for breakfast today: 

Sherri: Egg scrambler

Thom: Cofvefe lol...coffee


What's the last song you heard on the radio: 

Sherri: Diary of Jane- Breaking Benjamin

Thom: Schism by Tool


Favorite color: 

Sherri: Pink

Thom: Blue


Favorite Food:

Sherri: Steak

Thom: NoodlesEggsBacon ( special recipe from mom )


Would you rather ride uphill in the wind or downhill in the rain: 

Sherri: Downhill in the rain

Thom: Downhill in the rain for sure


If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? 

Sherri: Venice with the hubby

Thom: Alaska during the winter


What's your preference, recumbent, upright, or motorized bike?  

Sherri: Upright

Thom: Upright

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