PSIA Alpine Level 1 PSIA Adaptive Level 1 VI/COG Colorado Raft Guide Swift Water Rescue Where were you born and / or raised? I was born and raised in Park City, Utah. What's your favorite quote or something that you live by? “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire” How long have you been skiing / snowboarding? I first learned to ski on my driveway as soon as I could walk. How did you come to work with the Adaptive Sports Center? How long have you lived in Crested Butte? I completed an internship with Adaptive for my degree in Recreational Therapy in the winter of 2016/2017. I fell in love with Crested Butte and working for Adaptive and have been calling this special place home for 4 years now. Why did you choose to work with people with disabilities? I have been fortunate to be exposed to the therapeutic benefits of outdoor recreation my entire life. Choosing to work with individuals with disabilities has ultimately stemmed from my desire to provide this opportunity to all individuals regardless of their ability. The freedom, confidence, community, and passion that being in the outdoors provides is incomparable in my opinion and I love being able to share that with others. What's your favorite thing about working at the Adaptive Sports Center? Other than getting to work alongside some of the most passionate, goofiest, and hard working individuals, I would have to say my favorite part is getting to see the stoke in someone’s eyes when they accomplish something they never thought was possible and watching their confidence sky rocket! What do you do in your free time? My favorite things to do in my free time are ski pow pow, groove to live music, mountain bike, drink copious amounts of tea, row boats down rivers, and snuggle with my heating pad. What's a fun fact about yourself? There is a 99.9% chance I will have a hat or a helmet on.