Don’t be afraid. The absolute worst thing that can happen is that you fail, and you have to go back to the real world and get a real job. That for us is our worst-case scenario and for every single other human that is their everyday life. What do you have to lose?”
Have you ever heard of freestyle kayaking? I hadn’t. That is until my interview with Katie Fankhouser, a 16-year-old from Colorado. A master freestyle kayaker, Katie explained the sport to me. “My favorite way to describe it is gymnastics in a kayak.” Yeah, you read that right. Gymnastics in a kayak! She continued, “You surf a wave and you do tricks, every trick you do in one minute is worth a certain amount of points... Whoever can do the biggest and best tricks wins.”
Oh, the van life. A life of freedom. Living on the road. Going where you want, when you want. Many people only dream of dropping everything and just taking off. But then there are those brave few who actually do. Ben and Lucy from Cornwall, are two of those people.
This post is about me. Emily. Co-founder of Lua Tees, wannabe writer, and lover of the outdoors. I am a 23-year-old living in Northern Utah with the love of my life, Peyton. We have been married for two years. One of the things that brought us together was our mutual love for nature.