How cool! You should definitely introduce yourself to her. In my experience, she is very nice to talk to and more/less genuinely interested in a short conversation. I also got her to sign my copy of Shaping Success.
She now knows me by nickname "Willy Hammer" because I built a bunch of equipment for her contacts course. (I didn't choose the nickname, she did).
Hopefully Mikko gets to compete! Have fun!
RATCHX3 High Jinks vom Neuanfang - Gotchya Day: 1/23/2013 DN, SG, SR, CA
Inspire Spark to Ignition! (Ignite) Gotchya Day: 10/8/2016
C-ATCH Pimg - RATO, UJJ (x2), DJX, HIT, CA, CGC, High in Games, Reserve High in Standard- CPE Nationals 2014