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ROAM Bike Fest – In Defense of Women-Only Events

By on November 8, 2017

Over the weekend, I headed down to Sedona for ROAM Bike Fest, the first ever womens-only mountain biking festival. The festival itself was three days filled with group rides, bike demos, clinics, talks, and so many smiles. As a first-year event, and especially as a first-ever event, the organizers…


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Frozen Pines

By on September 21, 2017

Have you ever felt the irresistible to just get outside. To feel the air burning in your lungs and the muscles in your legs quivering from effort? That’s a feeling I’ve missed the past five months. Just like any addiction (yes healthy things can be addictions), just one taste…


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It’s not the mountain we conquer

By on September 16, 2017

FEAR. It’s a four letter word and worst than the rest. Since injuring my back 5 months ago, there has been a lot of fear in my life. I was afraid I would never run again. I was afraid that the pain wouldn’t go away. I was afraid that…


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Old Friends, New Faces

By on September 12, 2017

I have this trail in Boulder that is my go-to trail. When I’m feeling happy, I rejoice in the feeling of my legs powering me up and down the trail, the fresh smell of the pine trees, and the snow or flowers blanketing the meadows (sometimes both). When I’m…


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Shoot for the Moon

By on August 2, 2017

Growing up, one of my favorite sayings was “shoot for the moon. Even if you fail, you’ll land among the stars” by Les Brown. I’ve always liked to dream big. In fact, it dreaming big hasn’t ever been an issue. Tempering the dream to be somewhat realistic has been…

Sam
Boulder, CO

I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both at home in Colorado and around the world. You can usually find me trail running, mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking with my husband Jason and my sweet pup Moose. When I'm not out exploring, you can find me in the kitchen whipping up generally healthy, delicious treats!

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