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Isabel Suppe: Climbing Past the Impossible

by Christine Perigen | March 20, 2013 Isabel Suppé is no dweller. She doesn’t dwell on the negative. She doesn’t dwell on the past. And she sure doesn’t dwell in one place too long. Optimistic, reflective, and full of hilarious stories, it’s no wonder Isabel has picked up motivational speaking. She can turn the most terrifying, […]

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Emma Frisch: In the Kitchen and on the Peaks

by Christine Perigen | January 16, 2013 Emma Frisch’s joy is contagious. Her big smile jumps through the phone and makes you think about her delicious cupcakes and the good work she’s doing through her organization, PEAKS. Just married and having just attended her twin sister’s wedding in the same year, Emma’s had a lot of […]

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Noel Knecht Shares Survival and Adventures

 September 20, 2012 Meet Noel Knecht, a 10-year cancer survivor, fashion merchandiser, marathon runner, soon to be Half Ironman finisher, and the only woman and only cancer survivor to ride every year in Tour de Pink since it’s inception in 2004.  Noel has cycled and explored destinations all over the world and is one of […]

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A 2014 Olympic Hopeful: Kimber Gabryszak

Amazing Women Doing Amazing Things: Website: http://www.teamkimber.com Kimber is an athlete that has a natural yet friendly determination to be the best. Whether it’s mountain biking, skeleton racing, or her newest hobby, curling (yes, curling!), Kimber quickly becomes competitive.  What I found interesting about Kimber is that she has tried all of these sports based […]

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Life, Lemons, & Laughter with C.J. Feehan

Amazing Women Doing Amazing Things: Website: http://lifegivesmelemons.com I met C.J. in a ski mountain lodge with decent food and great beer. She came in loud with big hugs, which is how C.J. operates pretty much every day. She has an endless supply of in-your-face stories and always has something exciting, interesting, or weird going on. Last […]

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Rachel & Jessica Pedal Against the Grind

 by Christine Perigen Website: www.againstthegrind.com Jessica and Rachel started a cross-country bicycle tour in September, 2011. Terrified yet anxious, these two women rolled down Rachel’s family driveway, each with over 100 pounds of weight to carry down the road on their bikes. Uncertain of the journey ahead and thinking about all the unknowns to come, Rachel […]

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Spiritually Speaking with Liz Grover

Amazing Women Doing Amazing Things: Spiritually Speaking with Liz Grover Website: http://www.lizgrover.com/ Liz Grover is one of those reflective and airy souls that tend to migrate to the Portland, OR area. She’s an activist, spiritualist, centered individual that has a slew of stories she can tell you but you have to ask. She’s non-pretentious like that. […]

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Bringing out the Gloves with Angel Bovee

Website: www.boxingangel.com  If you sat down for a cup of coffee with Angel Bovee, you’d never guess that she was one of the most accomplished female boxers in the USA. With a dimpled smile, contagious laugh, and a heart of gold, Angel is one of the most unassuming national champions you’ll ever meet. Although Angel […]

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13 Questions for Eleanor Moseman

Amazing Women Doing Amazing Things: 13 Questions for Eleanor Moseman Websites: http://eleanormoseman.com  & http://www.2wheels4girls.com/ In my search for amazing women to highlight in our Amazing Women Doing Amazing things, I knew I had to reach out to Ellen. I knew she was an amazing woman. Her story of traveling across China on a bicycle captivated […]

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Meet Abigail Anderson

How I Found my Way Back to Adventure as a Stay-at-Home Mother by Abigail Anderson  The day I turned twenty, I bought my first car.  It was a white 1991 Honda Accord, with only 99,000 kilometers on it.  Within the first year I owned it, I added another 50,000 kilometers to the odometer and many […]

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