Family, friends, health, community, education (on any level), balance
Steph is from an active family who camped every chance they could during summer; sports during the school years. From Southern Oregon she joined the Army and was stationed in the 82nd Airborne Division in North Carolina spending three years as a Paratrooper. Returning to Oregon in 2004 staying active with running and swimming then finding CrossFit in summer 2010. In 2012 she made training her career, in both CrossFit coaching and Personal Training with Manifest Athletics. "When coaching I strive for those beautiful moments of flow when an athlete sort of becomes the movement. Fitness mirrors so many facets of life, it is my favorite thing to do, and the fact that I can do with a community makes me one happy athlete."
- Licensed EMT