Stepanka graduated from The Sports University in Prague, specializing in Outdoor activities. Since then she has been working as a sports instructor. In the winter she works as a ski teacher, and in the summer as a mountain guide and outdoor activities instructor in the National Park Bohemian Paradise in Czechoslovakia.
During her happy life she has spent three years in New Zealand, two years in France and during the last five years has spent every winter season as a ski teacher in Switzerland; this is now her 10th season in Zermatt, and the 20th season of teaching skiing.
In her spare time she plays saxophone and guitar. She loves music in general, but her favourite is country, blue grass and Dixieland!