Weekend Getaway | Stein Eriksen Lodge

This past weekend, Blake and I spent a beautiful weekend together, tucked away in the mountains of Park City, Utah at the Stein Eriksen Lodge.  We skied, ate, slept, had friends and family come up to visit, and relaxed.  I loved being in the fresh mountain air, and just getting away.  Usually when we go to Utah, we are hurrying from place place, working and trying to see everyone and their Mom (like, literally we…
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Nicaragua Clean Water Project | People Water

I remember getting the call from my close friend, Bronson Christensen. It was in the fall of 2012 and I was gearing up for the coming ski season. Bronson called to tell me about a company our friends were starting and asked me if I wanted to get involved by endorsing the brand as a ski athlete. “People Water was founded on the simple idea that the easier it is to give, the more people…
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2015 World Championships | Beaver Creek, CO

I was born into a ski family, so I didn’t really have a choice. For the first seven years, it was me and my two older brothers, then my little brother jumped in the mix. Of course skiing was a part of his life too. All of our lives were somehow intertwined with the sport, culture, industry and/or past time. My oldest brother, Michael was a ski patrolmen. Steven is an Olympic ski racer on…
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Kauai is for Lovers…

…of adventure! 😉  We had such a good time in Kauai this past week, and we decided it really is the ultimate destination for adventurous vacationers!  While it’s so beautiful, laid back, and relaxing, it can also be exciting if you’re looking for an adventure. I actually went for a shoot for Albion Fit, and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to work with them.  I also really love their photographer, Jessica.  Since I was…
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Our Christmas Vacation

Blake and I have had an amazing time in Utah with our families this Christmas!  Lots of good food, family traditions, and winter weather.  I really don’t want it to end!  We’ve been back and forth between staying at my sister’s house and Blake’s parents, which has been so nice to be able to spend time with everyone. We have a family tradition of “door ditching” Christmas on Christmas Eve to a family in need,…
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Weekend in Beaver Creek: FIS Alpine World Cup

Hi!  This weekend, Blake and I took off to Beaver Creek in Colorado to watch his brother Steven race in the FIS Alpine World Cup.  I wasn’t familiar with the world of ski racing until I met the Nymans, and I’ve loved being a part of the excitement!  The energy and vibe around it all is so great – being at a race is so much fun.  And since this race (called Birds of Prey) is the…
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Cold Weather Travel Outfit

I feel like I am forever traveling, and lately it’s to places much colder than Southern California!  I always struggle with what to pack and wear on travel days, but these past couple trips I’ve found a go-to travel day outfit that hasn’t yet done me wrong.  And here’s the key – layering!  It’s hard to prepare for cold weather when I’m leaving my apartment in 80 degrees, but when I step off that plane at…
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Working in Scottsdale

“There is nothing gutsier to me than a person announcing that their story is one that deserves to be told, especially if that person is a woman.  As hard as we have worked and as far as we have come, there are still so many forces conspiring to tell women that our concerns are petty, our opinions aren’t needed, that we lack the gravitas necessary for our stories to matter.  That personal writing by women…
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Working in Puerto Rico

This Saturday morning, I happen to be in Puerto Rico!  I’m here for work, but so excited to see and experience a new place since I’ve never been.  We are staying in Old Town San Juan, in this amazing hotel called El Convento.  It’s an old convent, and has so much charm, character, and history.  My kind of place ;). Yesterday we had some time to walk around and explore, waiting for the rest of…
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Home for a Reunion

Guys…I’m HOME!  Like, HOME.  Back to my Seattle roots!  And it’s BEAUTIFUL here.  There really isn’t anything better than a sunny day in the Pacific Northwest.  Today happens to be the wedding of two of my favorite people AND my ten year high school reunion.  Where has the time gone?! This morning I’m sipping on the protein smoothie my Mom always insists on making me (she got the recipe from her trainer, so here ya go!)…
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