Archive for Coolibar Athletes

Coolibar Athlete Krista Kennedy: Stand Up Paddleboarder

Mar 15, 2013 2 Comments

I consider myself a rare fifth generation native of Las Vegas, Nevada. For the past 11 years, I’ve managed apartment communities in and around Las Vegas. As single mom, I love the outdoors and playing in the sun. From an early age, I enjoyed many activities including gymnastics, dance, swimming and hiking the trails at [...]

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Coolibar Athlete Chad Hannon: Adventure Racer

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments

Nine years ago while sitting on the couch having a cigarette, I made the decision to change my life. I decided it was time to live life to the fullest. I threw out the cigarettes, and got on my bike. Today, at 41, I am 55 pounds lighter and nine years without a cigarette.  I [...]

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Coolibar Athlete Sarah Gay: Triathlete

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments

I’m your typical working wife and mother of two young children ages 16 months and 3 years.  The outdoors has always been a major part of my life, as have many different sports.  Throughout childhood, I was a competitive synchronized swimmer and as a teenager competed at the national level.  In high school I played [...]

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Coolibar Athlete Holly Finley: Disc Golfer

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments

My name is Holly Finley. I’m an international fashion model who has turned professional disc golfer. I started playing disc golf in June of 2011. I played for four short months before moving to Africa for a modeling contract. Unable to play in Africa because of no readily available courses, I planned out my year [...]

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Coolibar Athlete John Chase: Kayaker

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments

As a kayaker and part time instructor, I spend a lot of time on and in the water teaching entry level kayak skills courses and leading tours as well as paddling for fun.  I am also an avid mountain and road biker, adventure racer, and occasional alpine mountaineer and rock climber.  I’ve summited Mt. Rainier, [...]

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Coolibar Athlete Ashleigh Baird: Freediver

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments

Born and raised in central Florida, I grew up spending weekends playing on beaches, exploring fresh water springs and sailing around the Florida Keys - all the while spending countless hours studying the natural world.  The underwater realm was my first love and these early experiences helped form a passion for exploration and desire to make a positive impact [...]

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Meet our 2013 Sponsored Athletes

Mar 14, 2013 1 Comment

Introducing our 2013 Coolibar Sponsored Athletes, a group of incredible motivators!

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Chad Grigsby 2013 Fishing Season Kick-off

Feb 22, 2013 1 Comment

I am Chad Grigsby and I am a professional angler on the FLW Tour – the PGA circuit of bass fishing. Well, the 2013 season on the FLW Tour got kick started with a great tournament.

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A Year in the Woods: Coolibar Athlete Sara Snyder

Feb 06, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Sara Snyder recently returned from a six month 2,663 mile trek from Mexico to Canada via the Pacific Crest Trail. The Pacific Crest Trail passes through 24 National Forests, seven National Parks, five California State Parks, five Bureau of Land Management Resource Areas as well as other public and private lands. Sara shares her thoughts throughout the long hike.

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Vanicream: a soothing solution for winter dry skin

Jan 17, 2013 No Comments

Winter’s dry air can leave skin feeling sore, itchy and uncomfortable — especially if you don’t have a skin care routine that works with your specific skin type. Coolibar Athlete Kristie Cranford has struggled with finding a lotion for the dry winter months, and with sensitive skin, she has tried numerous skin care products! Before spending another cent on a new lotion this winter, she remembered the Vanicream she received from Coolibar.

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