Boise woman wins Mrs. World title

November 23, 2013 

Kaley Sparling of Boise, left, is crowned Mrs. World 2013 on Saturday in Guangzhou, China, by 2012 winner April Lufriu of Tampa Bay, Fla.

Kaley Sparling was crowned Mrs. World on Saturday in Guangzhou, China. She beat out 38 other contestants from around the globe to win the title.

Sparling works with the Stewards of Children organization to fight child abuse. She's one of 3,500 trained facilitators across 49 states and 15 countries. The group teaches adults how to recognize, react and prevent child abuse.

She and her husband, Jimmi, have participated as professional wakesurfers. She is also a daredevil who likes jumping off bridges and out of airplanes, and hitting river whitewater. The couple has two children, Madison and Jack.

Sparling previously was named Mrs. Idaho America 2013. She was born in Coeur d'Alene and lives in Boise.

Video of the Mrs. World crowning can be viewed here.

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