Conquering Mountains – SheLift Retreat Aspen

Self-acceptance and body confidence is something with which most women struggle. Popular media bombards us with images of “perfect bodies” and, more recently showcases the perfectly smooth and proportioned “full-figured” body. Yet, the polarity of this spectrum neglects most of the population. To say that these images convey an inaccurate picture of what our real bodies look like, would be a massive understatement. And people […]

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Death and Decision Making

Death is an inevitable part of life but can work its way in at unpredictable times, knocking you down to your knees, taking your breath away. Yet everyday we see athletes pushing the limits and breaking records in outdoor and action sports. Taking risks and defying death – until they’re not. What compels them to continue? Facing Death On April 29th, 2015, my father passed away. I was […]

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When Your Dreams Begin To Haunt You…

Most kids are taught to dream big.  When we’re young, we bravely think anything is possible. But as the years tick by and we see failed dreams all around us, we begin to doubt the truth in that. Society begins to beat us down. Eventually, those dreams begin to haunt us. It Starts With A Dream I have wanted to be an Olympian since I was […]

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