How and when did you start skiing
My Dad tried to get me skiing when I was three years-old. I liked soccer better. It wasn't until college that I reunited with skiing.
Who were you skiing with at first
My Dad and then friends on the UC Berkeley ski team (Alice, Pat, Mike, Zach, Miles!)
What terrain where you riding at first
Any snow/terrain I could spend time on
Who were some early influences on your skiing
Ingrid, Shane, and my dad
Do you enjoy skiing in contests
Yes, if it's a pow day!
How could contests be improved
Scheduling around conditions
What do you think of ski movies
Which are your favorites
All I Can, Yearbook
Do you enjoy shooting video parts
Do you ski in the rain
Yes! I live in Washington!
What do you like about Atomic
Authentically the best from racing to freeskiing!
How did you get on Atomic
One of my biggest supporters, photographer Re Wikstrom, drove me to an appointment with the team manager at the Atomic U.S. headquarters.
Who do you ski with now
Zack Giffin and Ben Price, my favorite Mt. Baker locals and my go-to backcountry partners
Who are your favorite skiers of all time
Ingrid (because she rips and is so nice) and Lynsey Vonn (because she works really hard)
What have been the highlights of your skiing career
Three first female descents on Mt. Shuksan
Is there anything in skiing you haven't done that you'd like to accomplish
Ski in the Himalayas and film a ski line I am proud of
What do you do besides skiing
Dance, travel, write, Pilates, mountain bike, read, and brainstorm
What music art books have you been enjoying lately
Music: Angus and Julia Stone, Takénobu, and Tinashé on the Mbira, Books: Any Gabriel Garcia Marquez or Joan Didion, Art: Paintings by Chili Thom and Stephanie Gauvin
What are your future goals
Write a book and ski until I am 100