Taia was born in Ukraine, and graduated from Kerch Marina Technological Institute with a Bachelor of Economics and Enterprise, in 2002. She and her family moved to Canada in 2007, and she joined Swanson Gryba & Company in 2009.
Taia loves traveling and Ukrainian dance.
Q. What do you think is the secret to life?
A. Be optimist in difficult situations that life gives you. You should always believe in success, it affects your future.
Q. If you could play any Olympic/professional sport what would it be?
A. Biathlon. It combines the power and aggression of cross-country skiing with the precession and calm of marksmanship. I have been dreaming to getting to the World Biathlon Championship since my childhood.
Q. What is one thing that exists today, that you wish didn't exist?
A. I wish cancer and other deadly diseases didn't exist
Q. At what store would you like to max out your credit card?
A. Gift shops
Q. If you didn't have to sleep, what would you do with your extra time?
A. I would be reading a book.