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Episode 37: Machu Picchu

Seattle Outdoor Sister

Release Date: 05/26/2019

Episode 47: Preeti Viswanathan - KULIE BAGS show art Episode 47: Preeti Viswanathan - KULIE BAGS

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This episode includes an interview with Preeti Viswanathan, designer and owner of Kulie Bags - kuliebags.com. After many years of a corporate job, she launched Kulie Bags in April 2020. She is passionate about making bicycle bags that are affordable and reliable for the entire family. Enjoy the episode!

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Annika Fain has been an avid supporter of Girls on the Run for the past 17 years. This episode features an interview with Jen Gallant about her love for the outdoors and leadership role in Girls on the Run & Trailblazers through the YMCA of Whatcom County.  Jen has inspired many girls and boys to be active and believe in themselves. Enjoy!  

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Episode 45 - Gretchen Walla - Walla Trails & Community show art Episode 45 - Gretchen Walla - Walla Trails & Community

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On this episode, Annika interviews Gretchen Walla, owner of Walla Trails & Community. Annika & Gretchen met at a trail running event in 2015. In this interview, Gretchen talks about her first memories of the outdoors, what she loves about the outdoors, why she started Walla Trails & Community, one of her 100 mile running races, and more! She is passionate about creating a welcoming trail running/walking community for people of all backgrounds. Enjoy the episode!

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Episode 44-Jenny Schmidt-Shifting Gears & Bikepacking show art Episode 44-Jenny Schmidt-Shifting Gears & Bikepacking

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In this episode, Annika has a conversation with Jenny Schmidt. Jenny Schmidt lives in Bellingham, WA, and is one of the founders of Shifting Gears (letsshiftgears.com). Shifting Gears is a non-profit creating welcoming recreation experiences that encourage confidence, wellness, growth, and joy. Jenny is passionate about making the outdoors accessible to all people. Earlier this year she completed a solo bikepacking trip along the US/Mexico border from California to Texas. Enjoy the episode!     

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Episode 43. Jason Serafino Agar: mybikeskills.com show art Episode 43. Jason Serafino Agar: mybikeskills.com

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Episode 43 includes an interview with Jason Serafino Agar, founder of mybikeskills.com. In 2000, Annika and Jason completed a 1000 mile self-supported bicycle ride from Montreal to Washington DC. Jason has developed programs in Oregon and the Bay Area for teaching and encouraging all people to ride bicycles. He is currently developing a program for the Palo Alto School District 5th Graders - Getting Ready to Bike to Middle School. Jason loves sharing bicycling and finding the joy in the challenge of learning. Enjoy the episode! 

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Episode 42-Covid-19&theOutdoors-Sweetlines&BoldlyWent show art Episode 42-Covid-19&theOutdoors-Sweetlines&BoldlyWent

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Episode 42 is a conversation with Kat Sweet, Angel Mathis, and Annika Fain. Kat Sweet is an amazing mountain bike coach and athlete who owns Sweetlines (https://sweetlines.com/). Angel Mathis is an outdoor enthusiast, nurse practitioner, and owner of Boldly Went (https://www.boldlywentadventures.com/). During this episode, Kat and Angel talk about their experiences since the Covid-19 pandemic personally and professionally. Throughout everything, they have positive  attitudes and ideas about how they can continue to inspire others and appreciate the outdoors. Please stay healthy and safely...

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This episode is a conversation between Annika and Kat Sweet, owner of Sweetlines. Kat Sweet is an amazing mountain biker and coach to people of all ages. Kat is a former professional downhill mountain bike racer and X-Games ski competitor. She started her company in 2011 with a mission to "build confidence, create an inclusive community and promote stewardship through educational mountain biking programs that empower people of all genders.  Sweetlines has upcoming youth camps:  

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Episode 40. Interview with Shannon Leigh - Radiant Wrench show art Episode 40. Interview with Shannon Leigh - Radiant Wrench

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This episode features an interview with Shannon Leigh, a bicycle mechanic who founded Radiant Wrench (radiantwrench.com). Radiant Wrench is dedicated to empowering all riders to perform maintenance and repairs on their own bikes. Shannon also works at Edgar Bikes as a mechanic (edgarbikes.com). They participated in an amazing program to encourage more diversity in bicycle mechanics https://www.qbp.com/qbp-womens-bike-mechanic-scholarship-application. Shannon is an inspirational bicycle advocate and mechanic.  

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Episode 39. Interview with Kathleen Ruland show art Episode 39. Interview with Kathleen Ruland

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This episode is an interview with Kathleen Ruland. She is an adventurous woman who I met at a She Explores event in Seattle this spring. She is very adventurous and has done many bike trips and backpacking in recent years. One of the adventures she talks about is volunteering with NPS at Lake Powell doing the trash tracker program (). Enjoy! 

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Episode 38. Interview with Guila Muir - Say Yes for Life Swims show art Episode 38. Interview with Guila Muir - Say Yes for Life Swims

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On Episode 38 of Seattle Outdoor Sister, I interview Guila Muir, founder of Say Yes! for Life Swims. She shares some childhood memories and how her love for open water swimming began. Guila organizes fun swimming events throughout Puget Sound. I hope you enjoy this podcast! Say Yes! for Life Swims: https://say-yes-to-life-swims.com/

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This episode is about a trip to Peru and Machu Picchu earlier this month. I went with an organization called Peak Explorations. They worked with Evolution Treks Peru. The trip was amazing. I highly recommend it