Inspirational Quotes from Jamie Anderson

I love the paddle board. It’s just a really good way to recenter. Being on the water is really peaceful, and you have to focus on your balance and holding yourself up. Doing a little bit of yoga under the sun on the water is really, really magical.

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I bring incense, essential oils, and candles to make my hotel room feel more like home.

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Tahoe is a magical place full of positive energy, beautiful mountains, and lakes all around. It’s home for me and feels so good to be there.

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I love all music, but when I am on the mountain, I listen to a lot of Nas, Drake, 2 Pac, etc.

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My mom and dad decided to homeschool us – I’m one of eight – because they really wanted us to be outside and learn some other fundamentals instead of it being school all day in a classroom.

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Meditation is key. It’s a crazy world we live in. Everything is happening so fast in our world, so to take a moment and clear the mind and just be totally present is so healing. I want to meditate more.

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My mala beads are very precious to me. A yoga teacher and friend named Leslie made them for me with love and intention. They are very grounding, and I love them.

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When I ruptured my spleen, I was about to win the overall Series for the World Tour, and I was at the last event in Vermont for the U.S. Open and was having a great day. Then I just got a little too excited and just face-planted, and I knew something was wrong. I really couldn’t breathe, and my whole body was in so much pain.

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Seeing the body heal itself and come back from injuries is something that just makes me value my body and health even more. I love everything about it.

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I love hiking out to Fallen Leaf Lake. It’s a beautiful spot to go hike around, and it’s at the base of one of the biggest mountains, Mount Tallac! And of course, I love to hit Sierra at Tahoe for snowboarding.

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My parents have always supported me, and they still come to my events and support me each day.

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When I’m snowboarding, I just feel stronger and more flexible and more able to trust my instincts – because there are times when you really do have to be mindful with the jumps you’re hitting and the conditions that you’re riding in.

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I have a glass of alkaline water first thing. I don’t have the biggest appetite in the morning, which is kind of tough for me, but I always start with a green drink called Tonic Alchemy. It’s a really amazing combination drink that has a lot of different superfoods and algae and Chinese herbs.

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Around 10:30 or 11, I’ll make poached eggs and maybe some Brussels sprouts – kind of random, but delicious. Sometimes I’ll do bacon. I’ve been on a more fat/protein diet with fewer carbs and less saturated stuff, which has actually been feeling really good.

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I like to run and hike. I do some slack-lining, like balancing on the tightrope, which is really good for your entire body, but I’ve noticed a lot of benefits in my feet and ankles.

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I always go to yoga – I do core fusion and Vinyasa. My favorite poses are variations on the handstand and the scorpion. You have to use your whole body, it’s physically and mentally challenging.

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When I started competing at X Games, there was so much chaos that often me and my girlfriends would go into the trees and just take a moment.

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I don’t think I’m your typical rock-hard ripped girl. But that’s what I love and embrace about myself. I feel good, but I always feel like I can be better. That’s what I thrive on.

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Snowboarding really is a luxury sport.

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Five beautiful sisters and two amazing brothers – I’m so grateful for my family.

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I get to a competition and feel out the slopestyle course and kind of see which directions the jumps are flowing and which way I feel like I can do my tricks.

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Sometimes I’ll even have a dream of the trick I want to do, and I’ll land it perfectly. And then I know. I’m like, ‘OK, I’m ready. I want to do this trick.’ But it takes so much courage.

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I love this little family-owned Italian spot called Tep’s Villa Roma. It has good home-style food made with love and intention.

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Emerald Bay is absolutely beautiful and a definite must see.

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I like the Dakine Ryder 24L pack because it’s simple, it’s steezy, and it’s perfect for traveling. It comes with a padded laptop sleeve and a travel pocket at the top for your passport and other things you need quick access to.

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I have to have my Beats Studio3 noise-canceling headphones with me on long flights.

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You need a GoPro camera and some fun mounts to capture the chaos.

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I don’t want to be like Donald Trump or anything like it… I’m different than some people.

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Tinder in the Olympic Village is next level. It’s all athletes! In the mountain village, it’s all athletes. It’s hilarious.

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I feel yoga has helped me with everything in my life. Especially my snowboarding; between the strength, flexibility, balance, and meditation aspects of yoga, it has helped me in so many ways!

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Yoga always helps me slow down, be present, and be grateful for my health and well-being.

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My personal medicine bundle is my backpack that I have at the top of the course. Each person’s medicine bundle is different and sacred and not to be spoken of. I have some goodies in my bundle. And my power stone is a quartz crystal that I love and wear almost every day.

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I try to eat a plant-based diet, but it is challenging in the winter months and traveling all the time. I just do my best every day to eat healthy, wholesome foods.

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I grew up watching my sisters and seeing kids at the local mountain hit jumps. After I hit my first jump, I knew this was something I was going to pursue.

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I remember watching the summer Olympics as a kid and knew that I wanted to be an Olympian one day. At the time, snowboarding wasn’t in the Olympics, but I knew that wouldn’t stop me.

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