Born in: Humboldt County, CA
Hometown: Boulder, CO
Year You Moved to the Mountains: 2009
Current Mountain: Vail
What Inspired You to Move to the Mountains: I have always been at home in the Rockies. Growing up in Boulder, I spent the majority of my time around the Flatirons, Indian Peak Wilderness and Eldora. The next progression was to go deeper into the Mountains and live in a town where I could ride every day.
What Do You Do For Work: Social Studies teacher at Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy in Minturn and Financial Planner for Thompson Financial in Avon.
Advice to Help Someone Make the Leap to Live Their Life: Follow your passions to create the life you want. Find the ideal places to live and build an inspired life around that.
What Board(s) You Ride: Big Chief 164, Big Chief Splitboard 164, Backwoods Carbon 163
Sponsors: Weston, Zeal Optics, Kind Design