Carly Boisen

Town: Red Wing, Minnesota Quote: “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” – Shakespeare About Carly: Hi, my name is Carly, a year and a half ago I was diagnosed with my eating disorder. From 1st grade to sophomore year, I breathed swimming. It was the only thing I seemed to live for. Dedicating hours… Read more »

Lisa Pugh

Town: Ely, Minnesota Quote: “Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth “You owe me”. Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.” – Hafiz About Lisa: Hi. I’m Lisa. In April 2015, with two other women, I road my bicycle 850 miles across my home state,… Read more »

Marey Scully

Town: Hasings, Minnesota Quote: “Be somebody who makes everybody feel like somebody.” – Robby Novak, Kid President About Marey: Being scared is okay, letting that fear overcome your sense of adventure is not. Be bold, be brave, and be courageous are just a few things that I have learned growing up outside in Minnesota. From camping,… Read more »

Brittany Mericantante

Town: Chicago, Illinois Quote: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” – Neale Donald Walsch About Brittany: It wasn’t until I left New England that I realized how spoiled I was growing up there. There aren’t many mountains for skiing or hiking, or outdoors organizations here in Chicago. Living in an urban Midwest city,… Read more »