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Outdoorsy Pride

Heather 4-wheeling

I’ve never considered myself all that outdoorsy, let alone a sportswoman. Especially because I know plenty of people who would cringe at my even using the word outdoorsy.

Growing up in northern Idaho, my family camped and fished often. As a girly girl who refused to wear anything but skirts and dresses until the age of six, I remember holding fish by the tail with the very tips of my fingers when asked to pose for a picture. The tense look on my face at holding something slimy and the leopard-print skirt and legging combo I’m wearing in one particular picture seems to prove that I was not outdoorsy.

But in Idaho, there’s no escaping the outdoors. Mountains are within easy reach and my family took advantage of them...

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