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Ellise

PRIMARY SPORT: Mountain Biking

PRIMARY RESIDENCE: Sandy, UT

OCCUPATION: Student

OTHER SPONSORS: Summit Bike Club, Competitive Cyclist

WHY WHITE PINE ATHLETICS:  White Pine Athletics can tailor a training program according to my specific needs, including injury prevention and new techniques to make me a more well rounded athlete.

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF:  Since age 7, I have competitively climbed, biked, and skied. I have met great friends and inspiring people along the way. I am looking forward to the many great adventures and friendships ahead!

WHAT DRIVES YOU AS AN ATHLETE:  The main thing that drives me is being able to push and find a new limit. The social aspect drives me as well: from meeting new people, to educating people, and experiencing new places.

TOP ACHIEVEMENTS:  3rd place Pan American Games Ecuador (bouldering) 2010, Second place MTB Nationals 2014, Overall South Varsity points leader NICA 2016, 3rd place Varsity NICA State Championships 2016

MENTORS:  Banner Aten, Kyle McFarland, Brandon Cross

FAVORITE PLACE:  Kitzbuhel, Austria

FAVORITE FOOD:  Sushi

WHAT'S ONE INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOURSELF:  My spirit animal is a squid.

FOLLOW ELLISE'S ADVENTURES: INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK, STRAVA