It did not take long for me to decide which ski was the best ski for me this season….and the winner is…..the Volkl Yumi. I found that this all mountain ski was light under my foot but yet offered a feeling of full control. It turned very easily with a wider turning radius. As a skier, who learned to ski on the slick slopes of Vermont, I felt like the Yumi offered the carving component I am accustomed, and yet at the same time, it can hang well on the powder days. It is a great ski for women who want to have fun on the front side and venture onto the backside every once in a while. And plus, it’s pretty!
Dimity Mc Dowell :: co author of Run Like a Mother + Train Like Mother
How did you become an author?
Ever since I started reading Seventeen magazine at age twelve, I’ve always
wanted to be a writer. I kept that goal in mind after college, and moved to New
York City where I gradually worked my way up the editorial ladder. Run Like a
Mother started as a feature story for Runner’s World; there was so much more to
say about running and being a parent, a book felt like the natural next step for
Sarah Bowen Shea,
Isabel Suppé :: climber, writer, adverturer
Isabel Suppe is the featured events with DIVAS guest this month! She’s giving a presentation on her inspiring journey on September 3rd at Outdoor Divas (boulder location). We asked Isabel a few questions!
What initially led you to climb?
Fall. I had climbed with my grandparents when I was a little kid, but I wouldn’t have discovered that mountains are my element if it hadn’t been for fall. I had been saving money to buy a fridge when I saw that the leaves were changing color-and consequently decided to stick my food on