ERC Winter Blast – Meet the Participants!

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So…who are the 9 brave participants competing for lip sync bragging rights?
Meet them below.

Justine and Timur Beriker

Justine and Timur Winter Blast

What do you do: you name it, we’ve done it!

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: running around and taking pictures of our three daughters!

Where would you take someone on a first date: a picnic on the deck of the ERC.

Little known fact about you: We met while auditioning for Saved by the Bell but unfortunately did not make the cut.

 

Mat and Whitney Gershater

Nickname: MatiMat and Whitney Winter Blast Photo

What do you do: Executive Director and Founder of Idaho BaseCamp

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Mountain Adventuring

Where would you take someone on a first date: See Whitney’s answer above.

Little known fact about you: I was a ballet dancer for a year.

 

Nickname: Whit

What do you do: Videographer and Programs Director for Idaho BaseCamp

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: That’s a difficult question to answer considering all there is to do here!!!  Skiing and taking kids on awesome adventures.

Where would you take someone on a first date: We would take each other on a millionth date for a picnic down by the river

Little known fact about you: I LOVE singing in the car.

 

Lacey Heward

Nickname: LaceLacey Winter Blast

What you do: PR Coordinator at Swiftsure, Sing in a band

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Skiing

Where would you take someone on a first date: Hotsprings

Little known fact about you: I used to have a crochet business and sold cozy hats at festivals

 

Ali Long

Nickname: AliAli Long Winter Blast

What do you do: Founder & Director of Local Food Alliance (started September, 2013)

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Hiking/Skiing on and in the mountains!

Where would you take someone on a first date: Wood River Sustainability Center Farm-to-Table dinner

 

Mark Oliver

Nickname: Beav Mark Oliver Winter Blast

What do you do: Photographer and Film Maker

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Snowboard and Play Music

Where would you take someone on a first date: Hop in the truck and head north on an unknown adventure.

Little known fact about you: I love to dance. And my middle name is Justus – I was born the day my grandfather was sworn in as a Washington State Supreme Court Justice.

 

Calysta Phillips

Nickname: Lista TitaCalysta Phillips Winter Blast

What you do: Teach Spanish and French at Community School

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Mountain Biking

Where would you take someone on a first date: Roundhouse for fondue

Little known fact about you: I’m a rappin’ fool!

 

Karin Reichow

Nickname: FrauleinKarin Reichow Winter Blast

What you do:  Board Bin whipcracker,  teenager babysitter, treehouse chambermaid, amateur dogwalker

Favorite recreational activity in the valley:   ziplining and hotspringing

Where would you take someone on a first date:  Oktoberfest

Little known fact about you: my hero is Pippi Longstocking

 

Kaylan Sisco

Nickname: With a name like Kaylan Sisco, you don’t really get a nicknameKaylan Sisco Winter Blast

What you do: Build Relationships

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Fly Fishing and Yard Work

Where would you take someone on a first date: on a picnic/bike ride

Little known fact about you: My favorite animal is an otter and I like chick flicks

 

Tom Smith

Nickname: Tommy BoyTom Smith Winter Blast

What you do: Cross-country Ski Coach for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation

Favorite recreational activity in the valley: Skiing

Where would you take someone on a first date: On a peak bagging adventure up any of our incredible mountain peaks because I know if she can kick my ass and doesn’t mind me sporting my lycra spandex in the backcountry she’ll be able to put up with my nordork lifestyle and simply loves what I do… an epic adventure.

Little known fact about you: I really moved to Sun Valley to find my sugar momma so I can be a surf bum the rest of my life.

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