Aged 18, I met Inga on my first season in Whistler Blackcomb in 2002. Now the proud owner of a dog, truck and a sled (all three, still a dream of mine), she spends winter riding alongside Whistler’s top female snowmobilers and snowboarders, and summer as a gold miner in Northern Canada.
She was this cool Norwegian chick living up the road, that I’d always see in the snowpark ripping the same features as me. Living off the grid with her dog (Lennard) and selection of shot guns (serious bear and wolf territory up there), she is one of my biggest inspirations, proof that if you want to do something, you should just go and bloody do it!
"We're on the reduce-your-expenses method," he told Business Insider.
"This is an off-the-grid cabin that we bought pretty cheaply, and living this way is cheap.
When snowmobiling in a group, you have help to dig your sled out as well as other’s experience to draw on when making decisions about what terrain is or isn’t safe.