Barbara has been skiing in National Tournaments since 1966. After skiing for several years in the Senior Women's Division where she regularly dominated (clean sweeps in all three events in 1971 and 1972), she returned to ski in the Open Women's Division in 1977, 1979 and 1981. A member of the U.S.A. Elite Team in 1973, she placed third overall, and similarly was third overall in the 1972 Pan American Championships. She was also selected to the U.S.A. Team for the first World Senior's competition.