Live a Life Beyond Imagination

Shannon Dunn Downing

I was snowboarding’s first U.S. Olympic medalist.  As a pioneer in the sport of snowboarding and one of the most influential female riders in the industry, I created opportunities in snowboarding for women where there weren’t any before.
I know what it’s like to struggle under immense pressure and expectations. I know you feel that way too, sometimes every day.
I want to share my passion and life experiences with you. I want to inspire you to step out of your comfort zone to live a life beyond imagination.


My Blog

Adventures, Philosophies, Family
Try Something New

My uncomfortable black neoprene long-sleeved onesie felt like I was in a sausage casing. Sweat was dripping down my back, and if I stood any longer at the water’s edge, I would be charbroiled by…

Be A Hero!

Howelsen Hill, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Welcome To My Blog

I thought blogs were outdated. Hey, maybe outdated isn’t that bad. When I consider my age, which you’re gonna have to guess, I’d like to think that older is wiser.  Writing has …