Posts By: Director

SheJumps Annual Report

Our fiscal year runs July 1-June 30, so here are the results for the AMAZING things we accomplished in 2017-2018. It was truly a banner year for SheJumps. You can view the entire report by clicking here. The highlights: —2,779 participants (12,000 served since 2007) —124 events —853 youth served —13% growth YOY Here’s a… Read more »

The Seventh Annual Alpine Finishing School presented by Arc’teryx

Words: Beth Lopez The seventh annual Alpine Finishing School went off without a hitch, with two sessions of about twelve mountaineering girafficorns assembling at the Selkirk Lodge outside Revelstoke, British Columbia. A huge thank you to our presenting partner, Arc’teryx, for their continued support of this women’s ski and splitboard mountaineering course.  The Alpine Finishing… Read more »

Wild Skills Jr. Ski Patrol: Park City Edition

Here’s a write up by our fantastic Utah Ambassador, Courtney Kizer, about our Jr. Ski Patrol event on February 25th! We have more Jr. Ski Patrol events happening this winter in Big Sky (April 14), Sun Valley (March 31), and Crystal Mountain (March 31). If you haven’t seen it yet, also check out this sweet… Read more »

Leading the charge: Managing 70 volunteers in 5 time zones

In the beginning years of SheJumps, my narrative as the leader was foggy. The idea of SheJumps was still amoebic, taking shape over a series of emails from excited women and a collaboration of inspiration from my two co-founders, Lynsey (Dyer) and Vanessa (Pierce) who created a blog and the name SheJumps prior to me… Read more »

5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day: Jan. 20, 2018

IWSD 2018 Recap The K2 Alliance & SheJumps hosted the 5th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day (IWSD) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 22 locations across the world. Women were invited to get together to celebrate skiing, snowboarding and the power of female camaraderie by having fun on and off the mountain. Our… Read more »

Q and A with Steph Jagger: Author, Inspiration, and Coach

Check out this exclusive interview by our executive director Claire Smallwood of Steph Jagger, author of the book Unbound and unofficial world-record holder for the most vertical feet skied in a single year. Maybe those two things aren’t quite enough to describe her. You could also say she’s a spiritual gangster, truth teller and provocateur. Leaving… Read more »

Giving Tuesday: let’s give more outdoor opportunities to all!

It’s hard to believe that 2017 marks 10 years of SheJumps! When we look back on everything our organization has accomplished, we know one thing is for sure: we would not be here without YOU! For the 3rd Year in a row, we are kicking off our annual fundraising campaign with #GivingTuesday. In honor of… Read more »