Saturday, May 26, 2012


After scrambling for the past month or so to get my finances in order and try to raise money to fund the New Zealand trip, I am happy to say the scrambling is over, and I can completely focus on one thing, SNOWBOARDING.
A huge thanks is in order to everyone who has contributed to my goal, and I am thrilled to let you all know that I WILL BE at every single FIS sanctioned event guaranteed.
A very exciting change has just happened in my life and I can give %100 focus to being the best snowboarder I can be. Thanks again to the following folks for your contribution!

$25 Casey Reichenburg
$25 Bob and Becky Pengraph
$100 Jenn Perell

$100 William Horenburg
$100 John Lynch at Integrated Network Cable
$100 Dane Vikander
$250 John Perell
$500 Jack and Cindy Blount
$1,000 John and Liz Perell

With your help I was able to raise over $2,000. From this point forward I will be able to focus all of my attention toward my Olympic Dream. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Shoot for the Stars.... a.k.a the 2014 Olympics in Sochi!

My whole life I wanted to pursue a career in snowboarding. With the induction of slopestyle to the 2014 Winter Olympics my dream is quickly turning into a reality. Through hard work, dedication, training, time management, and people like you helping me along the way, I can achieve this goal of becoming the woman in the snowboard industry that I have always dreamed of being.
Growing up in Montana, I had time to focus on the simpler things in life. Taking ballet and playing soccer through my youth taught me dedication, which gave me the tools to pursue a career in snowboarding. I am now in a position in my life where it is so close that I can literally taste it, every little bit helps, and with financial support from my peers, friends, sponsors and family members I can achieve success.

With the new addition of Slopestyle to the 2014 Sochi Olympics I have found new focus in my snowboarding. I now have a clear goal to work towards. This past season I took the initiative to start the qualification process  FOR THE OLYMPICS through participating in contests like the Revolution Tour, as well as the Grand Prix and other FIS sanctioned events to acquire the proper points to be considered for the team. Through hard work, dedication, and help from everyone in my life, I was able to position myself properly to be in the running for the US SLOPESTYLE team! Upon receiving an invitation to train with the US Team in Mammoth, May 14-21st of 2012, I realize I am on the right path. I have taken the right steps and will continue to do so to obtain my goal. 

The first official contest to obtain points is this August in Cardrona, New Zealand. Physically, I know I am capable, I just need to get to New Zealand to show them what I've got. With support from people like you, I can succeed in my Olympic race, and bring home a medal for our nation. 
My goal is to raise $15,000 to get to Cardrona as my first step in my Olympic quest. If you would like to help me take the first step to start the Olympic qualification process please, it would mean the world to me.

Please visit:

This will make  a huge impact on my life, and I would like to show you my thanks.

For any dollar amount under $50 I will post your name on my blog as a contributor.
For every $50+ that is donated I will send a Goodie Pack from my sponsors.
For every $100 contribution you will receive both of those things in addition to your name on a one-of-a-kind snowboard I will ride at the Olympics.
For every $500 donated you will receive a special edition goodie bag with product from all of my sponsors, along with a full day private snowboard lesson from me.
For everyone who contributes $1000 or more, you will receive a special edition piece of art from  Cydette Vikander.
As well as receiving your choice of a snowboard from
I am so grateful for this potential opportunity, thank you for your support. 

    Thursday, May 3, 2012


    Ms. Superpark is one of those events I look forward to all year. This year was no different and I was thrilled to get to shred Squaw Valley with all the ladies for the four day session! Thanks a ton to Pat Bridges for inviting me as well as Snowboarder Magazine, Gatorade, and Squaw Valley for hosting the event... more pics to come soon but here is a little taste!
     Ms. Silvia and I checking out the setup
     Olympic shot!
     Jump #1
     The lovely ladies... Silvia, myself, Nirvana, and Danika

     Silvia and I love coffee, almost as much as we loved this coffee shop!
    8:30am Princess Gondola Ride
     The whole setup from the lift.
     Donner Lake/ Lake Tahoe
    Good times as always!!

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