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And I I'm joined by a month's time I've ever met.
An Olympic medalist -- Bleiler.
-- silver medalist in this four and a half pipe snowboarding -- regulation and yeah I think crap they also business done in the first let's talk about.
The snowboarding stuff so.
-- executed -- well.
Basically my family -- From just -- outside of Dayton Ohio Aspen Colorado and I was ten years old.
And a year later I just I tried snowboarding Wednesday with an offense to my girlfriends because my Brothers where.
-- -- is at the time and instantly just.
Found love -- day was in new challenge and also at that time snowboarding was just considered still a -- and it was just it was very.
Much about individuality.
And style and making it up as UN along and creativity and I just love that.
And -- life like now you obviously chase knowing changed when you're -- on the ball a lot.
Yeah I don't believe you -- salary it's -- sponsorships that you.
Yet -- snowboarding is really different -- and you know any of that.
And -- out there and Albania where it.
You know you're getting paid in there we it's well individuals and so we have to go up -- -- and -- get individual sponsorships and on the yes no where teens though.
And fun to hear an active yes -- -- team but mainly it's through all of my sponsors that -- -- you have fun being here not amount is that they thought their mind Coakley for eyewear and there -- -- snowboarding.
-- I'm actually -- Co owner in.
-- -- company called mission.
Products and so it's it's it's amazing I've been really lucky to have aligned with -- Some great sponsors that definitely shared my core values which I think it's so key and and partnering up with these companies.
Says that you're headed in the right anybody's -- business lines yourself because you aren't on Myanmar health -- yeah.
My husband and I and mother and -- Started a company this is actually about here it's the companies called -- for usable.
And the whole inspiration was to create -- companies to create products and that makes sustainability -- and also fashionable.
So that you don't have to sacrifice to be sustainable.
Being -- snowboarders -- around the well we've always had the environment in mind.
Because we're able to see the effects of climate change first hand with what we do.
Ran so well I mean it hasn't really conscious of having this feasible by -- -- kind of a -- using disposable plastic waters -- saying that really resonated.
And it's kind of all over it's all over the place this evening that feels like the seasons have shifted.
Back a month or two and then the seasons have also just kind of gone and create.
It's up and down some places are getting record snowfalls in places that don't even get snow and then way you're supposed to -- now you're not getting -- off since just sort of all over the place so -- don't care -- the inspiration was -- reusable water bottles and those bottles out there are incredibly hard to clean.
It does happen and -- little mouth opening and you know I'm -- -- -- and then throw it I can be that doesn't mean and I came up with Alex -- when dame -- now really blow out it stands now at live extraordinary about it and it's a way to personify the Balkans where -- you've -- out.
You pretty much happens bottle with you had to it's it's -- little companion thinking so basically my husband went cigar guy's got out of -- sun came up with this concept for her.
Alex and you just open it up in the middle.
-- now you can clean it up.
He can put your protein powders and snows communities -- here.
-- -- in here and actually get them out now without having like fish them out with your finger riots though it yet that this is that -- -- only products.
This is efforts you know terrorist activity actually -- Alex a couple of years ago but -- and issues that manufactures.
Manufacturing -- We're hoping to -- -- real -- Alex somewhere where you where are you manufacturing we were -- manufacturing in Indonesia and Jakarta.
And just you know small business had issues with -- With quality and you know basically.
It's many huge learning that's threats that we think we have a product that and -- on the line now.
-- we've partnered with a company in Canada called strata brands and working on finding and manufacture.
We're working with one in China right now just going through -- -- -- and we'll see where we end up.
We go back to you as a snow.
-- and -- -- the end again for a quick second.
-- -- an accident and the Atlantic -- course for a little nickname he tells them that any retreat announcement that the Winter Olympics I am -- -- It's it was last at this time actually June 26 I'm coming up and my my one year in this accident.
I was working with my coach on the -- lean which is a huge training tool -- that we not use.
And I was working and double back flips and basically.
Was warming up to do the double back flip with back in a corner and just threw a little bit too hard for that.
Check but didn't throw hard enough for that problem so I kind of landed in that messy in between that you never wanna do.
And landed with my knees tucked in because I was still trying to make it over that apple.
And basically -- means shattered my eye socket.
-- -- and arguments I really back compassion.
So I had to have surgery red eye pleasing many of the -- on your back miss -- I don't know enough -- is one dollar in yearly gathering and a freak accident.
But you know it's it's what happens trampoline.
Airbags all of these -- that we have now they're they're not.
Injury proof you know -- and middle sad that we now but it's still something that you can I knew -- perfect it's now.
-- at my vision isn't what it was it's it's everything I needed to be.
And in so doing all of my -- and exercises.
And can still working and on my range of motion with.
My high -- final questioning your favorite place to snowboard.
Favorite places snowboard growing up and asked and it's it's my favorite I have to I guidelines yeah -- for an amazing mountains in their.
Amazing for different reasons I actually just got out of Paris he's from the first time since 1997 and in and out of my old ski pants habitat amendments of nineteen.
Americans and you say -- I was fine night I got got it right away but I don't know that's -- -- -- safe while a lot of meaning.
You just and we unite young -- blogging.
And you'll get it there forget I can commit to that you've got I -- I might be able to thank you so much -- -- Wednesday.
-- -- screen so everybody can see.
And that question really appreciate your time and that the information about your business good luck -- you think.
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