Verena grew up in Germany and met her future husband Taylor Pace in 2019 traveling in Chile. She moved to Canada in 2019 and joined the Canoe North Adventures Team shortly after. In the summers, Verena pursues her passion of Environmental Biology and works seasonally in Western Canada. In the winter, she is responsible for booking customers and organizing the trip food for Canoe North Adventures. Besides paddling, Verena is passionate about hiking, climbing and mountain biking.