What do a wooden boat builder, a big mountain skier, and a “recovering” professor all have in common?
They, along with six other entrepreneurial women from across the country came to compete, commiserate, and connect at our second annual Movers and Makers Pitchfest. Together these women spent a day showing how women in the outdoor industry lead, risk, and own. Our “Pitchers” brought us skincare and base layers, yoga wear and sports bras, mountain biking apparel, and a much-needed “third hand.” And though there were only four winners, entrepreneurial chutzpah was on full display in all nine of our Pitchfest contestants. (more…)