West coast based snowboarder spending winters in Whistler BC and the other half of the year on the move in search of waves. Taylor moved to Whistler in 2006 with the intention of staying for one year before heading off to travel the world and/or go back to school. She quickly fell in love with spending time in the mountains and extended her stay.
A passionate and energetic teacher, motivating people of all ages and genders to reach their full potential.
Kelli was born and raised in Nelson, BC, where she found her passion for mountain biking. This passion has lead Kelli for over the past two decades, establishing herself as a highly respected entrepreneur, professional instructor, guide, former racer and mentor throughout North America.
Amanda Kao (she/her) is the founder of The Bad Academy, an organization that produces atypical workshops for womxn by womxn. She moved here from New York 6 years ago and has an extensive background working in People and Culture for tech companies, digital agencies, and the social-change industry. She also has worked as an event planner for over 12 years.
Sandra is the Executive Director and BC Coordinator for the AdventureSmart program in B.C. She has been involved in outdoor recreation management, provincial and national search and rescue prevention, curriculum development and community outreach since 1992.
While most Calgary kids Izzy’s age were riding the lifts and hitting gates, the Lynch family was busy building a backcountry lodge in British Columbia, an experience that fostered Izzy’s love for wild spaces at a young age. Although Izzy did race and compete at an international level, it was the feeling of freedom...
This former ski racer turned ocean sailor is a strong believer in following your passion no matter how crazy it may seem. Theresa achieved one of her biggest dreams this past summer when she was selected to sail across the Pacific Ocean aboard the famous yacht Maiden as part of The Maiden Factor on their round the world journey.