ALEX is Here!

By Gretchen | Published: August 20, 2010

As most of you know I’m one of the founders of ALEX water bottles, a BPA free stainless steel water bottle that you can actually clean, thanks to clean seam technologies innovative design. The clean seam let’s you split the bottle open, to clean and let’s you mix and match the two sizes creating a third size and of course your own customized color combination! We’re so excited about the product and so excited that people finally can have it in their hands to enjoy ALEX for themselves! You can order it on line at ALEXBOTTLE.COM and click HERE to see what Fast Company has to say about our new product! And for those of you who are wondering why it’s called ALEX it stands for Always. Live. Extraordinarily.

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ESPN The Magazine

By Gretchen | Published: July 20, 2010

I’m featured in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine’s story Body Shots. The article features Greg Jones, Ray Rice, Tony Kanaan and yours truly discussing our different workout programs and what it takes to stay in shape for sports we love. So if you don’t already subscribe maybe you should and if you an “insider” already click HERE for behind the scenes videos and photos!


Aspen Phone Book

By Gretchen | Published: July 20, 2010

To my surprise I am now the official cover girl of the Aspen phone book. Now all those out of town tourists will have to flip open my face to find the best things to do in. Happy dialing Aspen!

Help Raise California Above Plastics

By Gretchen | Published: July 17, 2010

I’m sure that most of you are doing your part to use less plastic and are reducing, reusing and recycling like good environmental people. But there’s still more to do! Plastic ocean litter is one of the deadliest threats to our marine life, who mistake it for food and/or become entangled.  Our trash is also accumulating in the North Pacific Gyre and changing the very composition of our ocean.  Additionally, beach litter is one of the most unsightly forms of blight that can ruin a summer day.  But now YOU can join and help California solve this problem by joining the growing list of cities and countries that have chosen to Ban the Bag.  Click HERE to tell your California state representative how you feel


New Addition

By Gretchen | Published: June 12, 2010

I have wanted a dog for a really long time but things just never seemed right but the time has come and Chris and I have found our perfect sweetheart of dog! Her name is Kota she is two year old rescue huskie lab mix who has is the sweetest, cutest thing you have ever seen. We definitely have some training to do, she nabbed a crow out of the air on our first day to the dog park but I’m studying The Dog Whisperer and learning how to be the Alpha dog! I’ll keep you posted on our adventures in dog training and on the joys of dog living!

Take Part In A Sustainable Future

By Gretchen | Published: May 19, 2010

Let’s help Obama out as he continues to help create a sustainable future. The NRDC has been instrumental in creating a greener US for all of us to enjoy, so let’s cheer Obama on and encourage him to take the lead on ensuring that comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation is passed into law this year. Click HERE to support the legislation and get some friends to do the same so we can enjoy all a cleaner, greener world, with lots of fresh powder too!


How To Be Green….by a Pug

By Gretchen | Published: April 30, 2010

I know we just celebrated another Earth Day and everyone got out and pitched in, but let’s make everyday Earth day. Here is a list of easy ways to do your part and here is the cutest, most amazing video of a Pug showing us how to easy it is to be green.

Put waste in it’s place–recycle.recycle.recycle–Make your own bottled water–Shop for eco-friendly products–Choose reusable over everything–Use mass transit–Carpool–Eat Less Meat (and more local organically grown vegetables)–Conserve Water–Use CFL or LED bulbs–Unplug appliances when not in use–Turn off ligths when you leave the room–

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ESPN’s Most Influential Women in Action Sports

By Gretchen | Published: March 23, 2010

ESPN has compiled a list of who they consider to be the most influential women in action sports, it’s a pretty comprehensive list and I am honored and flattered to be included in it. Check out the complete list HERE and brush up on your who’s who or action sports icons.

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